Kai Cheng Thom
Kai Cheng Thom is a writer, performer, social worker, and lasagna lover who divides her time between Montreal and Toronto, unceded Indigenous Territories. Her work has been published widely in print and online, with pieces in Buzzfeed, Asian American Literary Review, and GUTS, among others. She has performed at venues including the Verses Festival of Words and Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. Her first novel, Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl's Confabulous Memoir (Metonymy Press, 2016), is a finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards. Her debut poetry collection, a place called No Homeland, was released by Arsenal Pulp Press in Spring 2017.