Fall Tour Kick-Off

Monday, September 15, 2014

Casey Plett and Sybil Lamb start their tour at this event. Trish Salah joins!

Sybil Lamb I’ve Got A Time Bomb
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I’ve Got A Time Bomb

On her way home from a gay wedding, Sybil’s eponymous protagonist is ambushed, beaten, and left for dead on the train tracks. Days later, Sybil awakens in a hospital and finds her skull has been reconstructed, but it quickly becomes … Continued

He Mele A Hilo

Something strange is happening in Hilo. Noleani Choi’s new show about the life of Jesus Christ told through hula dance has everyone, especially her halau, wondering what she could possibly be thinking. Rumors circulate about a rich guy from the … Continued

A Safe Girl To Love

Eleven unique short stories that stretch from a rural Canadian Mennonite town to a hipster gay bar in Brooklyn, featuring young trans women stumbling through loss, sex, harassment, and love. These stories, shiny with whiskey and prairie sunsets, rattling subways … Continued

Bright Like Neon

Bright Like Neon follows the story of Jody Louden, a 17-year-old aspiring roller derby star and her first crush on a girl–the DJ at the roller rink, of course. When one of the white girls at her private school goes … Continued

Topside News

December 19, 2014

Introducing Topside Spotlight

Our latest project is Topside Spotlight, part of our website where we’ll be posting reviews and articles that signal boost books, zines, albums, and other work created and published by trans, queer and feminist artists. So far we’ve posted a … Continued

June 24, 2014

“You Have Ripped Your Dick Off” zine of trans poetry now available!

The Trans Poets Workshop of NYC has put together a zine for the upcoming performance event, “Something Way More Awesome” and you can buy it now! Printed and bound by Cat Fitzpatrick Featuring the work of Paco Buenasnoches, EC Crandall, … Continued

Dane Edidi and Andrew Morrissey


Reviewed by Cat Fitzpatrick

Sometimes, a performance is so powerful it moves you to write a review in the taxi on the way home. Dane Edidi's is one of them.

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Mya Byrne

As I Am

Reviewed by Kara Tucker

Mya Byrne's first album since coming out as trans is a punch-packing collection of Americana

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Julian Shendelman

ash & bone

Reviewed by j bearhat

An genre-crossing elegy to lost fathers and shifting identities.

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Sara Woods

Sara, or the Existence of Fire

Reviewed by Charles Theonia

"X-Files" protagonist and dream professor of trans literature, Dana Scully, recommends you read this book, full of sad, funny poems that seem simple, but unsettle themselves.

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