Anathema Magazine

Have you heard about this website yet? A friend shared it with me yesterday as another resource for us: http://www.anathemamag.com/about-anathema They write; At Anathema we’re interested in giving that exceptional work a home. Specifically the exceptional work of queer people of colour (POC)/Indigenous/Aboriginal creators. As practicing editors we’re keenly aware of the structural and institutional racismContinue reading “Anathema Magazine”

The Art and Practice of Queer Storytelling

A 6-week studio workshop with the Constellation, a place for writers By the end of the course, students will enjoy, evaluate, and practice the craft of writing queer narratives within a variety of genres. This course is open to queer writers/poets and our allies, in short, anyone who would like to immerse themselves in creatingContinue reading “The Art and Practice of Queer Storytelling”

Queer POC Poets & Writers

  Gloria Anzaldua “Borderlands” Richard Blanco “Looking for the Gulf Motel” Jericho Brown “The Tradition” Frannie Choy “Soft Science” Nikky Finney “Head Off and Split” Roxanne Gay “Difficult Women” Saeed Jones “Prelude to Bruise” Donika Kelly “Bestiary” Rickey Laurentiis “Boy with Thorn” Audre Lorde “Zami” Carmen Maria Machado “Her Body and Other Parties” Lee MokobeContinue reading “Queer POC Poets & Writers”

Non-Binary AUTHORS and their Protagonists

More books to look up by non-binary authors or featuring ungendered narrators. AMROU AL-KADHI, Unicorn: Memoir of a Muslim Drag Queen, details disastrous coming out stories, being inspired by the fluidity of marine aquatic life when exploring their nonbinary gender, discovering the transformative power of drag, and much more. Amrou Al-Kadhi is a British-Iraqi Muslim dragContinue reading “Non-Binary AUTHORS and their Protagonists”

Creative Works – a suggested reading list

Coyote, Ivan. One in Every Crowd : Stories.[1]  Perfect example of essays. Coyote is one to really dive into, mostly he writes essays as stories. His earlier work is online, performances etc and what I like is how that early body of work is simply being and not explaining. Bombardier, Cooper Lee. Pass with Care. [2]Great book on processContinue reading “Creative Works – a suggested reading list”

The Breakdown of Gender Binaries: Writing Genders in Contemporary Fiction

Citation: Ceri Louise, Davies, and Ceri Louise Davies. The Breakdown of Gender Binaries: Writing Genders in Contemporary Fiction. 2008. PhD Thesis. Swansea University. Wales. Accessed 01/09/2021: ttps://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa42319 “In Gender Trouble, Judith Butler asked, “[i]s the breakdown of gender binaries … so monstrous, so frightening, that it must be held to be definitionally impossible and heuristicallyContinue reading “The Breakdown of Gender Binaries: Writing Genders in Contemporary Fiction”