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”
COOPER LEE BOMBARDIER navigates his journey to a sense of belonging through art, stories, and performance. The essays take us from a working class childhood in South Shore of Boston to San Francisco, Santa Fe, on tour across the States with Sister Spit, and more recently north to Canada where he calls home. His workContinue reading “PASS WITH CARE: a review”
Corinne Manning Arsenal Pulp Press, May 12, 2020 Corinne Manning’s debut collection of short stories takes us into the messy world on contemporary queer life, navigating assimilition versus rebellion and fitting in versus belonging. Written in the first person, the narrators tell of gay divorces, break ups, hilarious at times, sexy as hell at others,Continue reading “We Had No Rules: a review”