Beyond Authenticity: When the Truth is Impossible to Express

“One does not always stay intact.” —Judith Butler, Undoing Gender  Thoughts I’m not quite sure who I am. That’s why I write fiction. I can fade into a story and express myself through multiple voices. It’s also why I’m an academic. There’s some comfort working in a web of scholarship, made intricate with theory, forever… Continue reading Beyond Authenticity: When the Truth is Impossible to Express

Trans voices in mainstream publishing—give us bread, but give us roses

We are facing serious upheaval and turbulent political times, and yet we can’t forget art. We can’t give up novels, poetry, paintings, music, and media, even in the most challenging of eras.  During the early years of the labor movements in the United States, circa 1911, suffragist Rose Schneiderman wrote: “What the woman who labors… Continue reading Trans voices in mainstream publishing—give us bread, but give us roses