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Torrey Peters on Detransition, Baby
Torrey Peters’ electrifying and provocative debut, Detransition, Baby, follows three women – transgender and cisgender –whose lives collide after an unexpected pregnancy forces them to confront their deepest desires around gender, motherhood, and sex. Equipped with original, witty and visceral prose, Peters explores love, the evolving shape of the modern family, as well as the trans experience in all of its complex messiness. Described as a "deeply searching novel that resists easy answers," Detransition, Baby enters the canon of trans culture with aplomb.

Torrey Peters is the author of the novel Detransition, Baby, published by Random House, which was longlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction. She is also the authors of the novellas Infect Your Friends and Loved Ones and The Masker. She has an MFA from the University of Iowa and a Masters in Comparative Literature from Dartmouth. Peters rides a pink motorcycle and splits her time between Brooklyn and an off-grid cabin in Vermont. For the past few years, Peters has been part of a trans literary movement based on trans people sharing their work among each other without barriers.

Evenings with an Author is sponsored by GRoW @ Annenberg.

Oct 19, 2021 07:30 PM in Paris

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