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FOR READERS & WRITERS Today’s writer topic comes from QSFer J. Scott Coatsworth: Who are your favorite trans/gender fluid/nonbinary kick-ass characters in sci fi, fantasy, paranormal or horror? Writers: This is a reader/writer chat – you are welcome to share your own book/link, as long as it fits the chat, but please do so as part of a discussion about the topic.

ANNOUNCEMENT: What Blooms Beneath, by A.D. Ellis

QSFer A.D. Ellis has a new queer fantasy book out featuring pansexual and intersex/genderqueer characters: “What Blooms Beneath.” Kellan considers himself lucky to have an adequate existence on earth where, in the year 2044, common citizens toil under the oppressive thumb of a corrupt and unscrupulous government. Kellan dreams of becoming part of the Department of Paranormal, Supernatural, and Fantasy Sciences, but his application is continually denied because he has no extra-sapien blood. Kellan’s simple reality shifts when Rhône unexpectedly enters his life. Rhône, living in a camouflaged, underground village, never planned to get involved with an individual from the … Read more

GUEST POST: Blood Bourne, by Archer Kay Leah

Blood Borne

QSFer Archer Kay Leah is stopping by for a guest post for their book “Blood Borne”: The 4 Reasons Why I Write Fantasy Hi everyone! I’m Archer Kay Leah, author of LGTBQA+ speculative fiction romance. My deepest thanks to Queer Sci Fi for hosting me today on the tour for Blood Borne and for their awesome support of queer SFF! <3 Today I’m pouring out the fantasy part of my soul. Like other stories I’ve written, Blood Borne is more than an enemies-to- lovers romance: it’s a high fantasy, oozing with world-building and magic. The reason for that is simple: fantasy is my favourite genre. If I could write … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT/GUEST POST: Trans Liberty Riot Brigade, by L.M. Pierce

Trans Liberty Riot Brigade

L.M. Pierce has a new genderqueer ace/aro sci fi book out: Andi knows being born an intersex “Transgressor” and then choosing to stay that way can have lethal consequences. After all, surgical assignment is mandated by law. But she ain’t going to spend her life hiding from the Society, hooked on Flow, and wanking tourists just to make a few bucks. She’s a member of the Trans Liberty Riot Brigade, an underground faction of Transgressors resisting the government’s war on their illegal genitalia. But it’s not enough to tag their messages on shithouse walls and sniff down the next high. … Read more

ANNOUNCEMENT: Blood Borne, by Archer Kay Leah

Blood Borne

QSFer Archer Kay Leah has a new queer (ace, genderqueer, panromantic, trans) fantasy tale out: For Ress, survival is a complicated nightmare. Caught between two masters on different sides of the law, his life is falling apart one bad decision at a time. All he wants is to be is a good person, a loyal family man, and a successful metalsmith—a dream he can never obtain while he works for the Shar-denn, the violent gang that plagues the republic of Kattal. To make matters worse, he works as an informant for the High Council. He scrapes through both jobs waiting … Read more