Introducing: TC Tolbert – The Feminist Wire

Introducing: TC Tolbert

tcportraitTC Tolbert is a genderqueer, feminist poet and teacher committed to social justice. TC is Assistant Director of Casa Libre en la Solana, adjunct instructor at University of Arizona and Pima Community College, and wilderness instructor at Outward Bound. Co-editor, along with Tim Trace Peterson, of the forthcoming Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (Nightboat Books, March 2013), TC has two chapbooks: spirare (Belladonna* 2012) and territories of folding (Kore Press 2011). His work won the Arizona Statewide Poetry Competition in 2010 and his first full-length collection, Gephyromania, is forthcoming from Ahsahta Press. TC recently curated a trans and queer issue of Evening Will Come for the Volta, and s/he is a regular curator for Trickhouse, an online cross-genre arts journal. S/he is the creator of Made for Flight, a youth empowerment project that utilizes creative writing and kite building to commemorate murdered transgender people and to dismantle homophobia and transphobia. Connect with him here.