The editors of the Beloit Poetry Journal are delighted to announce that they have selected TC Tolbert's The Quiet Practices for this year's title in the Chad Walsh Chapbook Series.
TC Tolbert (he/him/hey grrrl) is a trans and genderqueer monkey-goat who never ceases to experience a simultaneous grief and deep love any time s/he pays attention to the world. S/he writes poems, works with wood, learns, teaches, and wanders. In 2019, TC was awarded an Academy of American Poets’ Laureate Fellowship for his work with trans, non-binary, and queer folks. Publications include Gephyromania (Ahsahta Press, 2014, and re-released by Nightboat Books, 2022) and five chapbooks. TC is also co-editor (along with Trace Peterson) of Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (Nightboat Books, 2013). TC lives in Tucson, AZ where s/he is the current Poet Laureate.
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