Trace Peterson

New York, United States

Member Since: 05/07/2015

Trace Peterson is a trans woman poet critic. Author of Since I Moved In (Chax Press) and forthcoming books of poetry, she also edits/publishes EOAGH Books, a journal and small press which has won two Lambda Literary Awards, including the first Lammy in Transgender Poetry. She is Co-editor of Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics (Nightboat Books) and of Arrive on Wave: Collected Poems of Gil Ott (Chax Press). Her recent work appears in Readings in Contemporary Poetry: An Anthology (Dia Art Foundation/Yale University Press), New Narrative As Contemporary Practice (ON Contemporary Practice), The Best American Experimental Writing 2016 (Wesleyan University Press), TSQ: Transgender Studies Quarterly, and at The Academy of American Poets website ( She teaches an innovative course in Trans and Nonbinary Poetry at Hunter College in NYC.


Twitter Username: @tracepeterson

Genres of Interest

Fiction, Creative nonfiction, Playwriting, Poetry