Megan Milks shares a reading list to celebrate MARGARET AND THE MISSING BODY.
Tags: A Dream of a Woman, a history of my brief body, A Natural History of Transition, Alexis Pauline Gumbs, Apsara Engine, Bestiary, Billy-Ray Belcourt, Bishakh Som, Callum Angus, casey plett, Dodie Bellamy, Everybody: A Book about Freedom, How to Wrestle a Girl, K Ming Chang, Margaret and the Mystery of the Missing Body, Megan Milks, Olivia Laing, The Letters of Mina Harker, Undrowned: Black Feminist Lessons from Marine Mammals, Venita Blackburn, What to Read When
Literary events taking place virtually this week!
Tags: Aekta Khubchandani, Alex Richards, Alexandria Hall, Amy Brenneman, Angelique N. Zobitz, Aricka Foreman, Caridad Moro-Gronlier, Carolyn Ferrel, casey plett, Catherine Pond, Charlie Jane Anders, Chia-Chia Lin, colin barrett, Dana Levin, danielle evans, Darla Himeles, Diana Khoi Nguyen, DongWon Son, Eddie S. Glaude Jr., Emily Bazelon, Emily Mohn-Slate, Emily Skillings, Fonda Lee, Frances Cha, helen macdonald, Jaime Lowe, James Yeh, Janet Fitch, Jeanne Thornton, Jennie Keohane, Jennifer Maritza McCauley, Jessica Goodman, Jo Ann Beard, John Grochalski, Jon Wesick, Joseph Lee, Joseph Ross, Kaitlyn Greenidge, Kamran Javadizadeh, Kate Lebo, Kathleen Glasgow, Kelsey McKinney, Kenan Trebincevic, Kiley Reid, Kris Kleindienst, Lisa Wells, Lori Wilson, Lydia Kiesling, Lynn Polvino, Maegan Poland, Maggie Smith, Mandana Chaffa, Maria Andreu, Marisel Vera, Martina McGowan, matthew specktor, Megan Cummins, Megha Majumdar, Mikki Kendall, N.K. Jemisin, Nicole Cliffe, Notable Online, Omar el Akkad, P. Djèlí Clark, Paul Lisicky, Rakesh Satyal, Rebecca Watson, Richard Blanco, Rodrigo García, Rosanne Wasserman, Samantha Wekstein, Sarah M. Sala, Steven Leyva, Susan Shapiro, Tiffanie Drayton, Willa C. Richards, William Taylor Jr, Yona Harvey
Torrey Peters discusses her debut novel, DETRANSITION, BABY.
Tags: A Brief History of Seven Killings, audience, Ayad Akhtar, Carter Sickels, casey plett, community, Cooper Lee Bombardier, Davey Davis, debut novel, Detransition Baby, dissociation, elena ferrante, gender, gender norms, gender roles, gender transition, Homeland Elegies, Imogen Binnie, Infect Your Friends and Loved Ones, Jamie Hood, Kai Cheng Thom, LGBTQ, marlon james, motherhood, mothering, novella, queer, queerness, Sybil Lamb, T Fleischmann, Tales of the City, The Masker, Toni Morrison, Torrey Peters, trans, transitioning, transphobia
Katie Jean Shinkle discusses her new novel, RUINATION.
Tags: adolescence, Animals Eat Each Other, Ariel Gore, Billy Graham, casey plett, Christianity, coming out, cult, E. Patrick Johnson, Elle Nash, evangelism, flowers, Fred Moten, heteronormativity, Jim Bakker, Katie Jean Shinkle, LGBTQ, Lidia Yuknavitch, Little Fish, Marriage of a Thousand Lies, Maurice Blanchot, Midwest, naomi alderman, No Tea No Shade, patriarchy, pedophile, pedophilia, place, post-apocalyptic, queer, religion, revival, Ruination, Selah Ann Saterstrom, SJ Sindu, Slab, Spuyten Duyvil, Stefano Harney, Steven Dunn, Tammy Faye, teenagers, The Arson People, The Meat and Spirit Plan, The Power, The Small Backs of Children, The Undercommons, vegetation, water & power, We Were Witches, weather
Tags: A Safe Girl to Love, All the Birds in the Sky, Alok Vaid-Menon, Arin Andrews, casey plett, Charlie Jane Anders, Collette Arrand, Gabby Bellot, gender, Hello Cruel World, Hold Me Gorilla Monsoon, I'm Looking Through You, Imogene Binnie, Jeanne Thornton, Jennifer Boylan, Kate Borenstein, Katerine Cross, Leslie Feinberg, LGBTQ, Man Alive!, Meredith Talusan, Nevada, Riley McLeod, Sarah Nyberg, sexuality, Some Assembly Required, The Collection, The Dream of Doctor Bantam, The Masker, Thomas Page McBee, Tom leger, Torrey Peters, trans, Trans Liberation, What to Read When
Over the last several weeks, The Offing has been releasing a stream of stunning work from its 2015 Trans Issue, and the collection of transgender/non-binary voices they’ve cultivated forms one of the most powerful issues of any magazine we’ve seen this year. One story that stands out as a star among stars is Casey Plett’s “Couldn’t […]
Tags: alcoholism, anorexia, body image, casey plett, Couldn't Hear You Talk Anymore, friendship, LGBTQ, Loneliness, non-binary, self-destruction, self-love, The Offing, this week in short fiction, trans, transgender, unemployment
Gender transition seems to fascinate just about everyone who hasn’t gone through it, so it makes sense that we get a lot of literary fiction on the subject . . . All these books were penned by cisgender—that is, non-transgender—authors. In that, they join a very twenty-first-century sub-genre: sympathetic novels about transition by people who […]