Meanwhile, Elsewhere :)

Books and Publications, Community

I got this in the mail recently: “MEANWHILE ELSEWHERE just won the American Library Association Stonewall Book Awards Barbara Gittings Literature Award!!! This is a mouthful but I think it’s basically is the top LGBTQ fiction/poetry award they give out. Which means: THIS IS HUGE. And as a result your work will probably end up […]

March 6, 2018

Thank You to The James Franco Review

Books and Publications

“To A Truth That Yet Could Be For a Hollywood girl, I am terrible with movies. I only see the ones I think I’ll enjoy. If I don’t think I’ll like it, I’ll politely pass. Regrets? Of course. But overall, less time watching means more time writing, which I’d usually prefer anyway.” The James Franco Review just posted […]

November 23, 2016

★ A Starred Review from Library Journal!

Books and Publications, Seasonal Velocities

Library Journal ”is the most trusted and respected publication for the library community. Built on more than a century of quality journalism and reviews, LJ provides groundbreaking features and analytical news reports covering technology, management, policy and other professional concerns to public, academic and institutional libraries.” Library Journal has been around for 140 years. And this past June–it reviewed Seasonal Velocities and […]

September 26, 2016

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

Books and Publications, Community, Why Dust Shall Never Settle Upon This Soul

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

Books and Publications, Readings and Events

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)

Books and Publications, Readings and Events, Why Dust Shall Never Settle Upon This Soul

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