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My top LGBTQ+ book recs at the Alachua County Library

Thank you for having me to speak at my alma mater yesterday! You have a wonderful space, and I wish we’d had something like that when I was there. I’m so happy for you that it exists. Below is a … Continue reading

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Wonder Woman likes my books!

Yesterday I went down to Wild Iris Books to hang out during their Feminist Block Party (and pick up a sno cone!) and a staff member, friend, and fan was there with her AWESOME cosplay.

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Florida married

We were married before. We’ve been married since 2007, in our hearts. But now we are key lime pie married, we are navel oranges in the winter married, we are feet in the ocean married, we are date palms guarding … Continue reading

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Trans Bodies, Trans Selves

Last night I went to an absolutely brilliant talk hosted by Wild Iris Books. Trans activist and scholar Peter Cava is a fantastic speaker with the perfect mix of instruction and emotional authenticity. Their presentation was interesting, captivating, and had no dead … Continue reading

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Queer feminist fiction — with dragons!

Today, paperback copies of Climbing the Date Palm hit the shelves at Wild Iris Books, our local feminist/LGBTQ+ bookstore! The bookstore’s owner and I are holding it up with the first book in the series,The Second Mango.

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Princess Shulamit tubing on the Itchetucknee

This is tomorrow night’s concert, the one where we’re playing the world premiere of Disney’s official orchestral suite of Frozen music. The orchestra hired Becca Schauer, who’s one of my regular artists, to do the art for this poster, so naturally, when they said … Continue reading

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Thank you, Wild Iris, for featuring me at the Art Walk last night!

Thank you, Wild Iris, for featuring me at the Art Walk last night! We sold some paperbacks and talked with the people who popped in about The Second Mango, the artwork (which I’d brought some of with me in person), … Continue reading

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