January 2021 TBR

The tentative plan for this year is; read part of a trilogy each month finish Andrej Sapkowski's Witcher seriesparticipate in #bookclubhexlibris on (diverse reads on instagram)read more nonfiction, particularly Verso/Haymarket books So far for January I've queue'd up Tomie by Junji Ito - a horror mangaNo Friend But the Mountains by Behrouz Boochani - the… Continue reading January 2021 TBR

In the Tree Where the Double Sex Sleeps // Rob Schlegel

With calm abandon, Rob Schlegel stands among the genderless trees to shake notions of masculinity and fatherhood. Schlegel incorporates the visionary into everyday life, inhabiting patterns of relation that do not rely on easy categories. Working from the premise that poetry is indistinguishable from the life of the poet, Schlegel considers how his relationship to… Continue reading In the Tree Where the Double Sex Sleeps // Rob Schlegel

Uncomfortable Labels // Laura Kate Dale

Looking at everyday struggles faced by the author, such as learning feminine presentation through observation of subtle cues due to her autism, issues around sensory processing and LGBT spaces, socially difficult situations exacerbated by gender identity, and even coming out as trans during an autistic meltdown, this gives a unique insight into the links between… Continue reading Uncomfortable Labels // Laura Kate Dale

When Brooklyn Was Queer // Hugh Ryan

Ryan is here to unearth that history for the first time, and show how the formation of Brooklyn is inextricably linked to the stories of the incredible people who created the Brooklyn we know today. Folks like Ella Wesner and Florence Hines, the most famous drag kings of the late-1800s; E. Trondle, a transgender man… Continue reading When Brooklyn Was Queer // Hugh Ryan