Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics, which published a piece by Emerson called “With Enigmatic Loving,” is now on sale at Small Press Distribution! Check it out & purchase this landmark anthology before it’s back-ordered, famous, and impossibly expensive!
The first of its kind, Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics gathers together a diverse range of 55 poets with varying aesthetics and backgrounds. In addition to generous samples of poetry by each trans writer, the book also includes “poetics statements”—reflections by each poet that provide context for their work covering a range of issues from identification and embodiment to language and activism.
Poets include Samuel Ace, Julian Talamantez Brolaski, Micha Cardenas, kari edwards, Emerson Whitney, Duriel Harris, Joy Ladin, Dawn Lundy Martin, Eileen Myles, Trish Salah, Max Wolf Valerio, John Wieners, Kit Yan, Zoe Tuck and more.