Kai Cheng Thom’s Bio

Kai Cheng ThomKAI CHENG THOM is a writer, spoken word artist, therapist, wicked witch, and lasagna lover who divides her time between Montreal and Toronto, unceded Indigenous territories. Her poems and essays have been published widely on print and online, and she has performed in venues across the country including Verses International Poetry Festival and the Banff Centre for the Arts. Her first novel, Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl’s Confabulous Memoir was released by Metonymy Press in 2016, and her debut poetry collection, A Place Called No Homeland, was released by Arsenal Pulp Press in 2017. Visit her website.

To listen to Kai Cheng Thom’s reading at the Atwater Poetry Project, click here.