Queer Check-Ins

Community, Uncategorized

Meredith Talusan wrote a beautiful article on a project that I am part of. ““Queer Check-Ins”…curated by the poet Franny Choi, brings together 12 other queer and trans Asian-American poets to read their poetry over videos drawn from their lives. Part of an ongoing digital exhibition called “A Day in the Queer Life of Asian Pacific America,” […]

Continue Reading

March 21: A Wonderful Time at LACC and the LACC Book Program!

Community, Readings and Events, Uncategorized

Los Angeles City College is a few miles away from me, and literally a couple of blocks from my old apartment. However, I can’t clearly remember the last time I had been on its campus. However, thanks to Sue Landers and Lambda Literary, I was invited to speak and read as part of their book […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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