It’s been a couple months since I left Substack, and I have been meaning to send all my Substack subscribers a set of links to my recent newsletters in…
Like most people I know, I’ve ditched Substack for another platform (one that doesn’t hire staff writers without any transparency, or provide a platfor…
Sorry for the radio silence lately. Things have been pretty bonkers with book promotion, and I’ve been trying to figure out what to do with this newsle…
Here's my Wiscon guest of honor speech
I didn’t transition gracefully — executing all the steps from boy-life to girl-life with a flourish. If anything, I stumbled around wildly, bumping int…
Myra Breckinridge by Gore Vidal shaped views of trans women for a generation
For years, I’ve been promising to reveal ALL about the alternate ending that I scrapped from my novel All the Birds in the Sky. There was a whole extra…
Hard to believe we’re coming up on the tenth anniversary of Game of Thrones’ premiere on April 17, 2011. I can still remember when Thrones reigned over…
Today is the one-year anniversary of the last Writers With Drinks, which happened on Feb. 8, 2020. (Writers With Drinks is a live spoken word “variety …
One thing I love about science fiction and fantasy is that we’re always adding new subgenres to the mix, as writers and readers try to carve out spaces…
Lately, I keep having the same conversation with other trans artists and activists who were around in the early 2000s. I always tell them that their wo…
Unlike most twentieth century heroes, Arsène Lupin is in the public domain