Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics
Edited by TC Tolbert and Tim Trace Peterson
Published by Nightboat Books.
Forthcoming March 2013
Poetry and LGBT Studies
The first of its kind, Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poeticsgathers together a diverse range of 55 poets with varying aesthetics and backgrounds. In addition to generous samples of poetry by each trans writer, the book also includes “poetics statements”—reflections by each poet that provide context for their work covering a range of issues from identification and embodiment to language and activism.
Poets include Samuel Ace, kari edwards, Joy Ladin, Dawn Lundy Martin, Trish Salah, John Wieners, Micha Cardenas, Eileen Myles, Duriel Harris, Max Wolf Valerio, Julian Talamantez Brolaski, Kit Yan, and more.
TC Tolbert, a genderqueer, feminist poet and teacher committed to social justice, is the author of territories of folding, spirare, and the forthcoming Gephyromania. Tolbert lives in Tucson.
Tim Trace Peterson is a poet, critic, and editor. The author of Since I Moved In and Violet Speech, Peterson is co-editor of the forthcoming Gil Ott: Collected Writings and lives in Brooklyn.
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