I have published two books, and contributed chapters, essays or short stories to several others. Please click below for details on my books:
Rayner Heppenstall: A Critical Study (Dalkey Archive Press, 2007).
Trans: A Memoir (Verso Books, 2015).
Contributions to other titles
Bad Feelings (Book Works, 2015)
Short story ‘I’m too sad to tell you about I’m Too Sad to Tell You’ – also featuring Sara Ahmed, Jacob Bard-Rosenberg, Lauren Berlant, Sean Bonney, Dominic Fox, Priyamvada Gopal, David Graeber, Esther Leslie, Francesca Lisette, Benjamin Noys, Wail Qasim and others. Edited by Nina Power.
Berfrois the Book (Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2019)
Short story ‘One Hundred Years Ago’. Also includes pieces by Melissa Benn, Russell Bennetts (editor), Andrea Cohen, Jennifer L. Knox, Janice Lee, Nyla Matuk, Astra Papachristodoulou, Marsha Pomerantz, Legacy Russell, Michael Schmidt, Jessica Sequeira, Laurie Stone, Melissa Studdard, Elias Tezapsidis, Eley Williams and others.
Brighton Trans*formed (QueenSpark Books, 2014)
Foreword for an oral history of trans people in Brighton.
Can We All Be Feminists? (Penguin, 2018)
Essay about Xanthra Philippa Mackay & Mirha-Soleil Ross’s film Gender Troublemakers (1993) and contemporary feminism. Also includes pieces by Soofiya Andry, Gabrielle Bellot, Caitlin Cruz, Nicole Dennis-Benn, Brit Bennett, Evette Dionne, Aisha Gani, Afua Hirsch, Wei Ming Kam, Mariya Karimjee, Eishar Kaur, Emer O’Toole, Frances Ryan, Zoé Samudzi, Charlotte Shane, and Selina Thompson.
The Flexible Sex (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung, 2012)
Essay ‘Conundrum: The Dilemmas in Transsexual Autobiographies’ – volume also features Rosi Braidotti, Clare Hemmings and Heidi Safia Mirza.
Letters Lived: Radical reflections, revolutionary paths (Three O’Clock Press, 2012)
A letter to my teenage self – also featuring Selma James, Nina Power, Rae Spoon and others.
Liberating the Canon: An Anthology of Innovative Literature (Dostoyevsky Wannabe, 2018)
Anthology of ‘radically innovative and nonconforming forms of literature in the UK and US, edited by Isabel Waidner. Includes my story ‘The Holiday Camp’, along with works by Mojisola Adebayo, Jess Arndt, Jay Bernard, SJ Fowler, Sara Jaffe, Roz Kaveney, Mira Mattar, Nat Raha, Rosie Snajdr, Timothy Thornton, Joanna Walsh and Eley Williams.
Protest: Stories of Resistance (Comma Press, 2017)
A collection of short stories about the history of protest and resistance in Great Britain and Ireland. My piece, ‘Never Going Underground’ (about the demonstration against Clause 28 in Manchester in February 1988) is featured alongside work by Sandra Alland, Frank Cottrell Boyce, Kit de Waal, Stuart Evers, Courttia Newland, Holly Pester, Alexei Sayle and others.
The Syllabus: Volume Three (Verbivoracious Press, 2015)
Short texts about The Blaze of Noon (Rayner Heppenstall) and A Portrait of the Writer as a Domesticated Animal (Lydie Salvayre). The anthology also includes Lauren Elkin, Daniel Levin Becker, Lee Rourke and many others.
To My Trans Sisters (Jessica Kingsley, 2018)
A collection of letters from trans women, offering advice to those in transition, or exploring their gender identities. Also includes Aleisha Brevard, Christine Burns, Lynn Conway, Juno Dawson, Shon Faye, Laura Jane Grace, Roz Kaveney, Sevval Kılıç, Isis King, Kuchenga, Martine Rothblatt, Rhyannon Styles and many others. Edited by Charlie Craggs.
Unfinished Business: The Fight for Women’s Rights (British Library, 2020)
Catalogue for the Unfinished Business exhibition at the British Library, edited by Margaretta Jolly and Polly Russell. My essay, ‘On the Malleability of the Body’, is included alongside texts by Mercedes Aguirre, Anita Biressi, Sumita Mukherjee, Sheila Rowbotham, Angela Saini and others.
An Unreliable Guide to London (Influx Press, 2016)
A collection of short stories about places in London. My work, ‘Corridors of Power’, is featured alongside work by Chloe Aridjis, Salena Godden, Courttia Newland, Irenosen Okojie, Aki Schilz, Nikesh Shukla, Tim Wells, Will Wiles, Eley Williams and many others.
Women in Clothes (Penguin, 2014)
Interview with Sheila Heti.
Because it doesn’t fit elsewhere, I had an academic paper entitled ‘Forms of Resistance: Uses of Memoir, Theory and Fiction in Trans Life Writing’ in Life Writing journal, vol. 14 (2017).