On Writing As Liberation

On Writing As Liberation

I. What is the word ‘expression?’ An utterance, a declaration, a representation. Of feeling, of thought, of character. Becoming a radical against silence, expression is...

Body of a Poem: Genrequeer and Genderqueer in Alabama

Body of a Poem: Genrequeer and Genderqueer in Alabama

Most of the jokes I hear about Alabama from my Northern liberal friends have nothing to do with the gorgeous, fierce resistance that I see...

Voices of Bettering American Poetry Volume 2 — torrin a. greathouse

Voices of Bettering American Poetry Volume 2 — torrin a. greathouse

What have you been reading, watching, or listening to lately? What new or emerging writer do you want the world to know about? Who would...

Body of a Poem: The Public Won’t Let Me Be Personal

Body of a Poem: The Public Won’t Let Me Be Personal

Been wanting to get a haircut. Maybe clip my nails. Perhaps give away a toe or two. A hand, then the arm. Just give it...

Body of a Poem: Transition as Act of Consent//Writing as Act of Consent//Ghosts as Act of Consent

Body of a Poem: Transition as Act of Consent//Writing as Act of Consent//Ghosts as Act of Consent

I. When I began thinking about hormonal transition—long after I had articulated a gender of in-betweenness to myself—it was in the middle of a long...