Kai Cheng Thom
Kai Cheng Thom is a writer, performer, therapist, lasagna lover and wicked witch who divides her heart between Montreal and Toronto, unceded Indigenous territories. Her writing has been published widely in print and online. Her first novel, Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl's Confabulous Memoir was a Lambda Literary Award 2017 Nominee. Kai Cheng received the 2017 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for Emerging LGBT Writers for this novel as well as her debut poetry collection, a place called No Homeland.