We Want It All: An Anthology of Radical Trans Poetics

A collection of formally inventive writing by trans poets against capital and empire.

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2021 FINALIST for the Publishing Triangle Award for Trans and Gender-Variant Literature!

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Weight 1.5 lbs

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Editors Andrea Abi-Karam and Kay Gabriel offer We Want it All: An Anthology of Radical Trans Poetics as an experiment into how far literature, written from an identitarian standpoint, can go as a fellow traveler with social movements and revolutionary demands. Writing in dialogue with emancipatory political movements, the intergenerational writers assembled here imagine an altogether overturned world in poems that pursue the particular and multiple trans relationships to desire, embodiment, housing, sex, ecology, history, pop culture, and the working day.

ISBN: 9781643620336
Paperback, 480 pages, 6 x 9
Publication Date: November 24, 2020

“The revolution may not be televised, but if you ask Andrea Abi-Karam and Kay Gabriel, co-editors of We Want It All: An Anthology of Radical Trans Poetics, it will most definitely be sexy. A hundred times hotter than anything you’re likely to catch on Netflix, Abi-Karam and Gabriel’s anthology demonstrates that trans liberation can be felt through the ecstatic joining of policed bodies…

To learn more about the process of creating this work and the radical intentions behind it, them. caught up with its editors.”

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Andrea Abi-Karam is a trans, arab-american punk poet-performer cyborg. They are the author of EXTRATRANSMISSION (Kelsey Street Press, 2019) and with Kay Gabriel, they co-edited We …

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Kay Gabriel is a poet and essayist. With Andrea Abi-Karam, she co-edited We Want It All: An Anthology of Radical Trans Poetics. She’s the author of Kissing …

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