Kai Cheng Thom is a writer, performance artist, social worker, fierce trans femme and notorious liar who loves lipstick and superhero cartoons. A prolific essayist and poet, her work appears online in publications including BuzzFeed, xoJane, Everyday Feminism, and Autostraddle; and in print in Asian American Literary Review
, Plenitude, and Matrix Magazine
, among others. Her first collection of poetry, a place called No Homeland
, was published by Arsenal Pulp Press in Spring 2017. Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl's Confabulous Memoir
is her first novel.