Oh Gosh, I’m in Vogue. OCTOBER 30, 2018

Books and Publications, Uncategorized

So, this was something to wake up to. My friend Kay Ulanday Barrett had posted on their site that they had been one of “9 Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Writers You Should Know” in Vogue. I wrote a big congratulations–and then they said I was one of the nine, as well. So gosh! Wow! One […]

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Winter Tangerine! :) November 10-20th

Community, Readings and Events, Uncategorized

This November, I am proud to be presenting at Open by Riot Laughter—archiving the resistance, divestment & transcendence of gender It’s a workshop by Winter Tangerine for trans/gender non-conforming writers. I am super excited! My talk will be called: “Where Are You Pointing That Flash?” and will discussing  we position ourselves relative to our work. My lecture will […]

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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

Hello All!


Random Thoughts at 3 AM

Well, let’s try this again! So, yes, rebuilding this website has been an adventure. This is now the 4th time I am trying to get something up. In a way this is harder that writing a book. A book takes a while, but there, I know the syntax, the structure, and how to move items […]

December 20, 2017

Interview with Trans Heroines <3


Community, Interviews

“This blog is about women that are my everyday inspirations. I interviewed 437 women that radiate with wisdom, beauty, intelligence and love. The blog is about women that proved to me that there is hope for me and it is better to be hated for what you are than to be loved for what you […]

September 27, 2017

Novel Writing


Community, Random Thoughts at 3 AM

Hi! It’s been kind of grindy these past few months. Except for some very close friends, I’ve been working on this novel. There were a lot of personal matters that sort of swallowed me up over the past two years, but they are finally clearing up. But now the novel is calling me full-force. It’s […]

September 17, 2017

“Asura”


Readings and Events

So, right now I am in San Leandro, getting ready to film a short screenplay, “Asura” I wrote for Neelu Bhuman’s Transfinite project. I get to play a role, as well. Kelsi Umeko is playing my granddaughter–so inter-generationally queer!  It is exciting to see a project come together; I usually work with only a few people […]

July 14, 2017