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The Hero’s Journey in Trans YA

by Vee S. Introduction Last year I wrote a post about the “Acceptance” Narrative in Trans YA. That post detailed my thoughts on three problematic books that feature cis characters lamenting how hard it is to know someone who is trans. Today, I want to talk about another issue of representation in trans YA, and [...]

By | December 2nd, 2016|Archive, Guest Blogs, Readers on Reading, Teen Voices, Writers on Writing|1 Comment

Interview: Meredith Russo, author of IF I WAS YOUR GIRL

Trans Awareness Week Series: Day #9 Previous Posts: Reading Myself in Code by Sacha Lamb, Building Zoey's World by Anya Johanna DeNiro, We Need Trans Books… But We Really Need Trans Writers by Elliot Wake, Second Trans on the Moon by Kyle Lukoff, How the Fox Became by Fox Benwell, Interview: Alex Gino, The Room Where it Happens by Parrish Turner, Trans Stories Are Human [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview, Teen Voices|Comments Off on Interview: Meredith Russo, author of IF I WAS YOUR GIRL

Reading Myself in Code

Trans Awareness Week Series: Day #8 Previous Posts: Building Zoey's World by Anya Johanna DeNiro, We Need Trans Books… But We Really Need Trans Writers by Elliot Wake, Second Trans on the Moon by Kyle Lukoff, How the Fox Became by Fox Benwell, Interview: Alex Gino, The Room Where it Happens by Parrish Turner, Trans Stories Are Human Stories by April Daniels, Center Trans [...]

By | November 29th, 2016|Guest Blogs|1 Comment

Building Zoey’s World

Trans Awareness Week: Day #7 Previous Posts: We Need Trans Books… But We Really Need Trans Writers by Elliot Wake, Second Trans on the Moon by Kyle Lukoff, How the Fox Became by Fox Benwell, Interview: Alex Gino, The Room Where it Happens by Parrish Turner, Trans Stories Are Human Stories by April Daniels, Center Trans Voices: Introduction to Trans Awareness [...]

By | November 28th, 2016|Author Guest Blog, Guest Blogs|Comments Off on Building Zoey’s World

We Need Trans Books… But We Really Need Trans Writers

Trans Awareness Week Series: Day #6 Previous Posts: Second Trans on the Moon by Kyle Lukoff, How the Fox Became by Fox Benwell, Interview: Alex Gino, The Room Where it Happens by Parrish Turner, Trans Stories Are Human Stories by April Daniels, Center Trans Voices: Introduction to Trans Awareness Week Series by Vee S.) by Elliot Wake About 0.6% of [...]

By | November 22nd, 2016|Archive, Author Guest Blog, New Releases|1 Comment

Second Trans on the Moon

Trans Awareness Week Series: Day #5 Previous Posts: How the Fox Became by Fox Benwell Interview: Alex Gino, The Room Where it Happens by Parrish Turner, Trans Stories Are Human Stories by April Daniels, Center Trans Voices: Introduction to Trans Awareness Week Series by Vee S.) by Kyle Lukoff  ARE YOU: An elementary school librarian A resident of the United States [...]

By | November 21st, 2016|Guest Blogs, Teachers & Librarians|Comments Off on Second Trans on the Moon

How the Fox Became

Trans Awareness Week: Day #4  Previous Posts: Interview: Alex Gino, The Room Where it Happens by Parrish Turner, Trans Stories Are Human Stories by April Daniels, Center Trans Voices: Introduction to Trans Awareness Week Series by Vee S.) by Fox Benwell  I talk a lot, both as a transmasculine guy and as a writer, about the importance of words. [...]

By | November 18th, 2016|Archive, Author Guest Blog, Writers on Writing|Comments Off on How the Fox Became

Interview: Alex Gino, author of GEORGE

Trans Awareness Week: Day #3 Previous Posts: The Room Where it Happens by Parrish Turner, Trans Stories Are Human Stories by April Daniels, Center Trans Voices: Introduction to Trans Awareness Week Series by Vee S.) This Summer I got to go to ALA in Orlando, which was an incredible and intense experience. I wrote some about how validating [...]

By | November 17th, 2016|Archive, Author Interview|1 Comment

The Room Where It Happens

Trans Awareness Week: Day #2  Previous Posts: Trans Stories Are Human Stories by April Daniels, Center Trans Voices: Introduction to Trans Awareness Week Series by Vee S.) by Parrish Turner With each new “trans book,” I hold my breath as I read over the summaries and quotes which litter the pages. Without fail, I will see [...]

By | November 16th, 2016|Guest Blogs, Publishing People|1 Comment

Trans Stories Are Human Stories

Trans Awareness Week Series: Day #1 (Previous Posts: Center Trans Voices: Introduction to Trans Awareness Week Series by Vee S.)  by April Daniels So, I wrote a book. It’s a good book, and I’m proud of it. But ever since we swung into action marketing it, I’ve been having a lot of Complicated Thoughts about [...]

By | November 15th, 2016|Author Guest Blog, New Releases|1 Comment