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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Returning from Iceland!


Random Thoughts at 3 AM, Travel

(Dec-20 retrospective) I was trying to select my WordPress theme, and I ran into “Reykjavik.” It wasn’t the right theme for me, but it was funny that I could actually post pictures from Reykjavik onto the Reykjavik theme. It’s been a few months since I left Iceland, and I hope to go back in a […]

June 7, 2017

Lambda Lit Fest! March 10


Community, Readings and Events

 I have been a little behind on the posts. But, Lambda Literary has been working very hard on its first literary festival, right here in Los Angeles. Today, I have the honor of sitting on a panel with Bernard Cooper, D’Lo, Wendy C. Ortiz, Claudia Rodríguez and Terry Wolverton. “In many ways, California has been the leader in the nation for LGBTQ rights, […]

March 11, 2017

Thank you so much to UMass Amherst


Community, Readings and Events

Last month I had the honor of visiting UMass Amherst to inaugurate their trans speakers series! 🙂 I had a wonderful time speaking with different classes on issues of gender, postcolonialism, queer theory, and writing practice. I watched the autumn leaves change. I had an impromptu sushi lunch, and met some awesome people! Here’s the […]

November 23, 2016

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