Trans Day of Visibility 2016–”The Woman of Water Dreams” from Why Dust Shall Never Settle Upon This Soul


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Thank you to Media Diversified for letting me share some of my poetry on this Trans Day of Visibility.  “Media Diversified is a young and growing non-profit organisation which seeks to cultivate and promote skilled writers of colour by providing advice and contacts and by promoting content online through its own platform. Live since July […]

March 31, 2016

At the AWP! 4/2/2016 Los Angeles Convention Center


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I am really looking forward to this event. The AWP is the big creative writing shindig–and if you can make it down, please come by! Please join us for this extraordinary AWP panel/conversation/experience with CA Conrad, Joy Ladin, Ryka Aoki, Ian Ellasante, and TC Tolbert. Spirituality, like writing, hinges on transformation. Similarly, trans and genderqueer writers have unique experiences with […]

March 31, 2016

Why Dust Shall Never Settle Upon This Soul–Lambda Finalist (Reading May 24)


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I found out recently that Why Dust Shall Never Settle Upon This Soul has been recognized as a Lambda Finalist this year in the all-new category of Transgender Poetry. That is an amazing honor! Thank you, Lambda Literary. I will be reading at the Lambda Finalist reading on May 24 at the West Hollywood City Hall. Los […]

March 26, 2016

Thanksgiving, Biyuti Press, The Guardian, and Why Dust Shall Never Settle Upon This Soul


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A day or two ago, Cat Fitzpatrick wrote this great article for the Guardian about trans people and their poetry.  My work is mentioned there, as well as three presses I’ve worked with: Topside, Trans-Genre, and Biyuti. I want to talk a bit about Why Dust Shall Never Settle Upon This Soul. It is my first book entirely dedicated toward […]

November 26, 2015