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The aviator had her goggles up on top her head. Her skull was larger than normal, and her skin was tight pink and smooth. Enormous eyes sat far apart resembling some kind of viking battle-faun.

She sneer-smiled. “I don’t need your little mansion. It would be a total trade down.”

She horked loudly and gaked a conspicuous phlegm ball up, over the balcony rail and out 12 feet over her bike, where it plopped in the oily water, sounding like a 3-pound rock.

“I have an entire bridge with a drawbridge-control-house I live in 4 blocks from here. If the power ever gets turned back on I’m the one who’s gonna have the best house. I’m gonna make it bounce to music and stuff. I could do it now if you helped me steal a generator from the National Guard depot. I grew up in the north-central forests, I know generators. I need 2000 watts to make the bridge move. Do you have bolt cutters?”

—from Sybil Lamb’s novel I’ve Got A Time Bomb coming soon from Topside Press

Help us bring this book into the world by pre-ordering today! Paperbacks just $19.95 + check out the other goodies!

upciscreekwithoutabaeddel:

So I tried to put together Maria’s outfit from “Nevada”, and I think it turned out alright. It’s actually a pretty neat outfit.

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And one AS Maria

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babebraham:

today at the bookstore i asked the lady working if she had any lgbtq books that i could check out and her eyes magnified in what i mistook as horror and i thought i had offended her and then she said “i have a bag of lesbian fiction in the basement i’ve been waiting for someone to finally ask” and she all but burst down the stairs to get them for me

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(via destroyezioauditore)

Call me Sybil. This part of the story is the part where I break out of my restraints again and rip off my EKG and my IVs. Someone tried to kill me 2 weeks ago and I have a lot of coagulated blood saturating my brain. It makes it hard to communicate with the nurses cuz I seem to stutter, mumble, and when I try to talk, I can’t remember the right words.

You have two speech centers in your brain called Werner and Brocha. One turns thought into language, the other turns words in your head in to speech. They also work the other way turning speech into understanding into thought. If someone smashes an iron pipe in to this part of your brain, which is right next to your left ear, then those functions might get impaired, for months or more.”

From I’ve Got A Time Bomb, a novel by Sybil Lamb, coming June 2014

Help us bring this book into the world by pre-ordering today!

NYC: The Trans Ladies Picnic Goes Uptown!
Sunday, June 1
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We’re having a picnic for trans women only! Food and drinks will be provided, however, folks are HIGHLY encouraged to bring something to share.

We’ll be setting up in Riverside Park at noon, near the 145 Street/Broadway 1 stop!

Facebook event here with more info!

Pre-orders are now open for Sybil Lamb’s debut novel I’ve Got A Time Bomb

Prepare yourself, if you can. There’s nothing else quite like it.

May 22-24, 2014 in Winnipeg! This amazing conference has announced the panelists for the plenaries!

  • Imogen Binnie
  • Ryka Aoki
  • Joy Ladin 
  • Max Wolf Valerio
  • Micha Cárdenas
  • Mirha-Soleil Ross
  • Rupert Raj
  • Samuel Ace
  • Tom Léger
  • Trace Peterson
  • Trish Salah
  • Amir Rabiyah
  • Ching-In Chen
  • Gein Wong


These speakers are in addition to the four keynote speakers: Aiyyana Maracle, Jay Prosser, Nathanaël, and Rachel Pollack.

Sliding scale! Register for this conference here: www.writingtransgenres.com

RSVP on the FB Event


Dixon Place Presents

New! Work! Now!
Monday, April 21, 7pm

Dixon Place Lounge
161A Chrystie St
Subways: J to Bowery, F to Delancey, B, D to Grand

Just in time for spring, fresh new stuff from nine authors you love!

Authors:

  • John Weir
  • Sarah Schulman
  • Saeed Jones
  • Frederick McKindra
  • Morgan M. Page
  • Diana Cage
  • Bryn Kelly
  • Cat Fitzpatrick
  • Morgan Goode

 100% Free!

The Dixon Place Lounge is open before, during, and after the event. Proceeds directly support Dixon Place’s artists and mission.

RSVP on the FB Event

Every year, the Lambda Literary Foundation hosts one of the most amazing opportunities for LGBT writers—the emerging writers retreat. This one-week writing program gathers four dozen emerging queer authors on a college campus each summer to study with talented instructors and engage each other’s work.

The application for the 2014 workshop is due today, April 1, 2014, but it is very easy—essentially a cover letter and a writing sample. 

If you’re a trans writer and you (1) get in and (2) apply for a scholarship, the folks here at Topside Press will help you fundraise to cover remaining tuition, boarding, or travel expenses. 

If you’re a trans woman, it is especially important for you to apply—in the entire history of the LLF retreat only one trans woman has ever attended, and we’d like to see that change.

»Apply today!«

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The Other End (Of The Telescope)

A fan mix for the book Nevada by Imogen Binnie.

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