About TC

TC Tolbert, MFA, is a genderqueer, feminist poet and teacher. Assistant Director of Casa Libre en la Solana, core faculty in OSU-Cascades Low Residency MFA Program, lecturer at University of Arizona, and wilderness instructor at Outward Bound, s/he is the author of Gephyromania (Ahsahta Press, 2014) and chapbooks I: Not He: Not I (Pitymilk Press, 2014), Conditions/Conditioning (a collaboration with Jen Hofer) (New Lights Press, 2014), spirare (Belladonna*, 2012), and territories of folding (Kore Press, 2011). TC is co-editor, along with Trace Peterson, of Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (Nightboat Books, 2013). TC writes and is arts co-editor for The Feminist Wire and s/he recently curated a trans and queer issue of Evening Will Come for the Volta. TC is a regular curator for Trickhouse, an online cross-genre arts journal and s/he is the creator of Made for Flight, a youth empowerment project that utilizes creative writing and kite building to commemorate murdered transgender people and to dismantle homophobia and transphobia. Thanks to Movement Salon and the Architects, TC keeps showing up and paying attention. John Cage said, it’s lighter than you think. www.tctolbert.com

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