“I thought that if I let anyone in, they’d find out what was broken about me. And then not only would they know, I’d know too.”
Torrey Peters became the first trans woman to be nominated for the £30,000 Women's Prize for Fiction, which was contested in an anonymous open letter by the Wild Woman Writing Club.
“I believe almost dogmatically in difference, in the idea that every single person is unique, with their own innate sense of self, and that it is this difference which brings all of us together as one.”
"I am haunted by this history but I also haunt it back."
Poetry on love, abuse, healing, sex, shame, and the stolen history of the queer community.
Best Books of 2019: four incredible memoirs I've read this year
Before reading the novel, I never expected to be using the phrase “religious banter”, but here I am.
“Here’s how it usually goes: gays will start to wear something, it becomes a trend, and then ten years later, brosefs will co-opt it, and I’ll be like, “You’re behind the times.”"