Casey Plett

Casey Plett is a Canadian writer. She has won the Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Fiction at the 27th Lambda Literary Awards in 2015 for her debut short story collection A Safe Girl to Love, and an Honour of Distinction from the Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT Emerging Writers in Canada.

Plett previously wrote a regular column about her gender transition for McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. She is a book reviewer for the Winnipeg Free Press and has published work in Rookie, Plenitude, The Walrus, and Two Serious Ladies. She is the co-editor with Cat Fitzpatrick of Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Science Fiction and Fantasy from Transgender Writers, an anthology of speculative fiction from trans authors from Topside Press. Meanwhile, Elsewhere received a Stonewall Book Award in 2018.

Her debut novel, Little Fish, was published in 2018 by Arsenal Pulp Press.

Originally from Winnipeg, Manitoba, she currently lives in Windsor, Ontario.

 


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