38 1/2 Tradd Street 38 Tradd, former home of Armistead Maupin. Courtesy of The South Carolina Historical Society.

Armistead Maupan (1944-)

It was here Armistead Maupin lived while he worked for the Charleston News and Courier before he moved to San Francisco in 1971, where he became famous for his gay-themed Tales of the City series. His novel The Night Listener is set partially in Charleston.