Join us for a night of fiction ranging from the surrealistic to the fantastical to the transgressive, courtesy of several upcoming LGBTQ writers in genre fiction.
Fiona Maeve Geist is a former academic, writer, and RPG developer. She appeared on The Outer Dark and in Ashes & Entropy, Vastarian, Dead Reckonings, and Lamplight Literary. She edited the novella F4 (Larissa Glasser, Eraserhead Press) and wrote the introduction to Of One Pure Will (Farah Rose Smith, Egaeus). She lives in WXXT country, where she cultivates her neuroses and relationship with her cat.
Larissa Glasser is a librarian-archivist from New England. She writes dark fiction centered on the lives of trans women, library science, and heavy metal. Her work is available in Transcendent 3: The Year’s Best Transgender Themed Speculative Fiction (Lethe Press) and Tragedy Queens: stories inspired by Lana Del Rey and Sylvia Plath (Clash Books). Her debut novella F4 is available from Eraserhead Press. She is on Twitter @larissaeglasser.
Torrey Peters is the author of the novellas The Masker and Infect Your Friends and Loved Ones. Her first novel, Detransition, Baby, will be published by One World/ Random House in the summer of 2020.
Farah Rose Smith is a writer, editor, and independent scholar whose work often focuses on the Gothic, Decadent, and Surreal. She authored THE ALMANAC OF DUST, EVISCERATOR, ANONYMA, OF ONE PURE WILL, and numerous short stories in horror and speculative anthologies. She is the founder and editor of MANTID, an anthology series promoting women and diverse writers in Weird Fiction. She lives in Queens, NY with her partner.
Jeanne Thornton is the author of The Dream of Doctor Bantam, a Lambda Award finalist, and the creator of the webcomics Bad Mother and The Man Who Hates Fun. She is the editor, along with Tara Avery, of the Ignatz award winning trans comics anthology We’re Still Here, and along with Miracle Jones, she is one of the founders of Instar Books. She lives in Brooklyn.