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On this page you’ll find updates on some of the things I’ve been working on recently including articles, workshops and interviews.

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The new Flamingo edition of Queer Animals is now available from the web store! Order your copies here

€1 or £1 from the sale of each copy of the Flamingo edition will be donated to Solidarity Apothecary.

An text image linking to a recording of a panel discussion at decriminalised futures.

A recording of a roundtable panel discussion at Decriminalised Futures on the traps of visibility, the risks of violence, and making art while experiencing the world as a marginalised body.

My story-telling course is open! Self-study, with audio and a workbook, and live drop in classes!

Surviving Utopia. Links to an article on utopia, class and dreaming published by Strange Horizons by trans speculative fiction author, Kes Otter Lieffe [text over a purple background]

This article is about utopia, class and the power of dreaming recently published in the amazing speculative fiction magazine, Strange Horizons!

Share your thoughts here.

Creative Nature with Kes Otter Lieffe [an image of Kes Otter Lieffe and Moise the cat]. An interview with speculative fiction author, Kes Otter Lieffe

Check out this brand new podcast interview with the wonderful Yarrow Magdalena!

Photo of a cat with a copy of Margins and Murmurations - a utopian trans speculative fiction novel with trans, queer, sex worker and nonbinary characters

A new edition of Margins and Murmurations is now available at many local bookstores, public libraries, bookshop.orgIndieboundHive.co.ukBarnes and NobleIndigo and Amazon.  Stores and libraries are usually able to order it in now, so feel free to ask 💕

Queer Animals is currently being featured in the Swiss Natural History Museum in a Queer Ecology exhibit !

A cosy evening with readings from my latest novel.

This event is hosted by aequa (a community for social equity working on mutual support, collective empowerment and collaborative action in Berlin, Germany ) 

Sign up for the reading here.

Beyond Visibility. Sometimes visibility isn’t enough. During these intense times, solidarity has never been more important. For this Trans Day of Visibility, along with aequa, I’ll be organising this solidarity event to write to trans folk in prisons.

Sign up or get more details here.

Anarchist studies.blog [red and black abstract images]. An interview with trans speculative fiction author, Kes Otter Lieffe

Anarchist studies blog posted this interview discussing my writing, science fiction, politics and class.

I recently spoke on this beautifully organised panel about queer and trans activism. I hope you enjoy it.