­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­ A native New Yorker, James Penha has lived for the past quarter-century in Indonesia.

Nominated for Pushcart Prizes in fiction and poetry, his verse appeared in 2019 in Headcase: LGBTQ Writers & Artists on Mental Health and Wellness published by Oxford UP and Lovejets: queer male poets on 200 years of Walt Whitman from Squares and Rebels. His essays have appeared in The New York Daily News and The New York Times. Penha edits The New Verse News, an online journal of current-events poetry.

Twitter: @JamesPenha


Queers Who Don’t Quit (2020)

Queers Who Don’t Quit (2020)

Queers Who Don't Quit is hitting the shelves as queers from across the spectrum stand up and square up in our newest collection of incrediblly queer and just plain incredible short stories!

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