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One of my very favorite things to do is to write, and writing has been the most consistent activity in my life since my Auntie Val gifted me a diary with a lock when I was 6 years old. On this page, you can find writing that has been featured elsewhere, essays or calls to action, along with poetry and more informal blog-style pieces. Even though I’m no longer working in tech, I’ve included tech-related writing in case it can be helpful to others in the industry. If you’d like to add my writing to your RSS feed reader, click here.
I have learned that there is a difference between my physical voice, and my voice in the broader sense. I have mastered my physical voice – all the nuances, the breaking points; learned the ways my voice likes to move and blossom. There is freedom and joy in the practise of using my voice in that way on stage. But I needed something more.
Inspired by a little silver plastic chip in my pocket that said “Women in Recovery” on one side and the serenity prayer on the other (and my phone full of new numbers), I found a desire within me that I hadn’t even known I wanted until I stepped into that meeting. I wanted myself back.
In my début collection of poems, I explore my experiences as a queer person grappling with my relationship to nature, my body, and myself.
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The risk in developing empathy is that something in another person might resonate with us, causing a deep and unaddressed part of ourselves to shake loose and fall into the light, refusing to be ignored. That is what happened to me.
When I am referred to as “she,” I still feel excluded, invisible, misunderstood. This is a feeling that I do my best to transform into energy to educate would-be allies.
How do I embody a character fully, fall in love with the character, learn its idiosyncrasies, when that character must undergo torture daily on stage, sometimes multiple times, with increasing detail, depth, and dramatic timing? How do I rehearse trauma?