Queer Alchemy–Being a Writer in Troubling Times

Recently I was privileged to speak at the Sounds of Change Youth Project, a week-long workshop on spoken word for people aged 14-19. that happened at the LGBTQ Center of Durham. Below is a video of my talk, the central theme being about how critical community is to the creation of work! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MBfr85Q0hw  

Transgress Press-mate Lei Ming Wins Lambda Literary Nomination (and I’m still cute)

Transgress Press-mate Lei Ming Wins Lambda Literary Nomination (and I’m still cute)

Touring mate, and Transgress Press brother Lei Ming (and sister Lura Frazey,) took the nomination win at the 2017 Lambda Literary Awards in Transgender Non-Fiction for "Life Beyond My Body: A Transgender Journey to Manhood in China." If it couldn't be me, I'm so glad it was Ray (Lei Ming). His story is remarkable, and [...]

Unabashedly, Gleefully Queer: Sammy at the Lammies!

Tig Notaro! Cynthia Nixon! Jeanette Winterson! Eileen Myles! Taylor Mac! Justin Vivian Bond! The presenters and attendees are a star-studded batch of LGBTQ goodness, suggesting, as the Guardian says, that this award ceremony is "unabashedly, gleefully queer..." As the day draws near, I confess: what had been a rather lackluster attempt at excitement for the Lambda [...]

Interview with Queer Rock Love Author, Paige Schilt, and Austin Events!

Paige Schilt, author of Queer Rock Love interviewed me about TRUNKY, for her amazing blog. She set a high bar because she literally asked me every question I had ever hoped a good reader would ask! You can purchase Queer Rock Love here, through Transgress Press. Paige and I will read together May 1st at Bookwoman in [...]