Bent Street 5.1 – Soft Borders, Hard Edges

Bent Street 5.1 – Soft Borders, Hard Edges, a special edition focusing on the trans and gender diverse community is now available.

Edited by Sam Elkin, Yves Rees and Tiffany Jones, this special midyear 2021 edition includes contributions by:

Bron Richardson, Jordie Slonim, Jamie James, Kait Fenwick, Sav Zwickl, Damien W. Riggs, Carla A. Pfeffer, Ruth Pearce, Sally Hines, Francis Ray White, Ruth Dahl, Samuel Luke Beatty, Tazz Hislop, Adele Aria, Raewyn Connell, Brooke Murray, Lucy Nicholas, Clair Brianz, Purity, Geoff Allshorn, Mel Romero, Bryson Charles, good judy, Stacey Stokes, Teague Leigh, Anastasia Le, Ruq, Alex Lee, Ryan Gustafsson, Blair Archbold, Kathy Mansfield, G. Jae Curmi, Noah Silvereye, Cat Cotsell, Erin Riley, Kai Ash, Kin Francis, Guy James Whitworth, Reid Marginalia, Stevie Lane, Susan Lardner & Jessica Ward, Tiarn, CB Mako, Nat Hollis, Rowan Richardson, Jaxson Wearing, Nate McCarthy, Theo Dunne, Elwin Schok, Maddox Gifford, Sam Elkin, Yves Rees, and Tiffany Jones.

‘… Sam Elkin and Yves Rees from the Spilling the T Collective bring a special trans and gender diverse community focus, with essays, poetry, polemic, memoir, fiction, and imagery that explores and celebrates gender diversity … trans creatives bring an acute understanding of how embodied subjects construct and perform gendered selves – an understanding that, though sometimes born of pain and trauma, and sometimes met in joyful euphoria – creates memorable art … foregrounding nuances often eluding the cis gaze …’

Available now from bookshops and online.

images by Jamie James from Bent Street 5.1

Available now online, or ask at your local bookshop.

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