Original essay published by Foglifter Journal Volume 5, Issue 2.
Sinister Wisdom 124: Deeply Held Beliefs Spiritual/Political Activism of Lesbian Feminists in the South brings together the sixth and last issue of stories collected by the Southern Lesbian Feminist Activist Herstory Project (SLFAHP). Many of these stories show the intersection of spirituality and religion with politics and social justice movements in the South. In theContinue reading “Tonight! Sinister Wisdom 124: Deeply Held Beliefs”
Queer Reading Tonight! THURSDAY MARCH 24TH. SEE INFO BELOW BETWEEN FUTURITY AND CHAOS: IMAGINING QUEERER POSSIBILITIES Join us TOMORROW for a reading hosted by Foglifter, just femme & dandy at SMOL Fair!We’re so excited to announce our virtual reading, Between Futurity and Chaos: Imagining Queerer Possibilities! Hosted by Foglifter and just femme & dandy at SMOL Fair, this freeContinue reading “Foglifter~ Reading Tonight!”
New Resource: Libguide on LGBTQ Writers and Artists in Special Collections APRIL 15, 2021/ HORNBAKELIBRARY Hornbake Library’s Literature and Rare Books collectioncontains many excellent works by LGBTQ writers and artists. If you would like to learn more about works by LGBTQ people in Literature and Rare Books but aren’t sure where to start, we have the solution. ExploringContinue reading
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”
Ten Indigenous self-identified two-spirit authors with links to their work online.
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”
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”
An ongoing list of the work I’m discovering and reading in order to better understand how both the binary of gender and non-conforming genders are represented in contemporary literature. My focus has been on the West but would love to add more global authors and poets. Bibliography: Creative Works Barnes, Djuna, and T. S. Eliot. Nightwood. NewContinue reading “Bibliography”
Coyote, Ivan. One in Every Crowd : Stories. 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. Great book on processContinue reading “Creative Works – a suggested reading list”