Brittany is currently a doctoral student at Georgia State University. She is passionate about queer activism, sex worker rights, and prison abolitionism. A capricorn sun, aries ascendant, and moon in pisces. She enjoys horror movies, gritty queer novels, and reading poetry to her plants.
The celebrated New York Times Bestseller
A Best Book of the Year pick at the New York Times, NPR, The New Yorker, TIME, Washington Post, Oprahmag.com, Thrillist, Shelf Awareness, Good Housekeeping and more.
“Gorgeous, symphonic, tender, and brilliant, My Autobiography of Carson McCullers is a monumental achievement." -Carmen Maria Machado
A People magazine Best Book of Fall 2019
An Amazon Best Young Adult Book of 2019
"F***ing outstanding."--Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author
In this trailblazing anthology, more than fifty self-identified sex workers from all walks of the industry (survival and trade, past and present) explore their lived experience through the expressive nuance and beauty of poetry.
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
“Smart, funny, and fearless.” —THE BOSTON GLOBE
Women have always been seen as monsters. Men from Aristotle to Freud have insisted that women are freakish creatures, capable of immense destruction.
Maybe they are. And maybe that’s a good thing....
True crime, memoir, and ghost story, Mean is the bold and hilarious tale of Myriam Gurba's coming of age as a queer, mixed-race Chicana. Blending radical formal fluidity and caustic humor, Gurba takes on sexual violence, small towns, and race, turning what might be tragic into piercing, revealing comedy.
LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD FINALISTFrom "an extraordinary new voice," a "passionate and clear-eyed and unputdownable" meditation on queerness, family, and desire. (Mary Karr)$24.30ISBN: 9780316449236Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Hachette Books - January 21st, 2020
A stunningly written investigation of the murder of two young women--showing how a violent crime casts a shadow over an entire community.$22.49ISBN: 9780062840639Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperOne - January 7th, 2020
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
From beloved astrologer Chani Nicholas comes an essential guide for radical self-acceptance.$15.30ISBN: 9780399589409Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Lenny - May 1st, 2018
A sly debut story collection that conjures the experience of adolescence through the eyes of Chinese American girls growing up in New York City—for readers of Zadie Smith and Helen Oyeyemi.$15.26ISBN: 9780525566182Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Vintage - April 23rd, 2019
“HOT” —Maggie Nelson
“TIGHT” —Eileen Myles
“DEEP” —Michelle Tea$14.40ISBN: 9781555977887Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2017
Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction
“[These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange.”—Roxane Gay
“In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales, Machado gives literal shape to women’s memories and hunger and desire. I couldn’t put it down.”—Karen Russell$13.50ISBN: 9781555977351Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Graywolf Press - January 26th, 2016
An intrepid voyage out to the frontiers of the latest thinking about love, language, and family$15.26ISBN: 9781578636709Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Weiser Books - April 1st, 2019
"A fierce and voluble refutation of the patriarchy and its soul-crushing oppression of female power. These writers make clear that as witches, femmes, and queers, they will use their own strength, ingenious rituals, beauty routines, and spells to rise above and beyond the limits of racism/classism and objectifications set by a male-dominated society.