Kai Cheng Thom
Kai Cheng Thom is a writer, performer, and psychotherapist living and working in Montreal and Toronto, unceded Indigenous territories. She has performed in venues across the country, including Verses International Poetry Festival and the Banff Centre for the Arts, and her writing has been published widely online and in print in publications such as Buzzfeed, Asian American Literary Review, and Autostraddle. Her first novel, Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl’s Confabulous Memoir was released by Metonymy Press in 2016, and her first collection of poetry, a place called No Homeland from Arsenal Pulp Press in April 2017. She loves lipstick, liars, and disturbing literature.