Trans Novels by Trans Authors Public

Created by salt marsh

A list of novels with trans protagonists, written by trans authors. All genres of fiction included, but memoirs, short story collections, graphic novels, etc must find a different list.

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  1. Lote by 

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    Lush and frothy, incisive and witty, Shola von Reinhold’s decadent queer literary debut immerses readers in the pursuit of aesthetics …

  2. Little Blue Encyclopedia (for Vivian) by 

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    The playful and poignant novel LITTLE BLUE ENCYCLOPEDIA (FOR VIVIAN) sifts through a queer trans woman's unrequited love for her …

  3. Nevada by 

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    Frustrated by her current relationship, trans lesbian Maria Griffiths decides to change her life by making some brash decisions and …

  4. Peter Darling by 

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    Ten years ago, Peter Pan left Neverland to grow up, leaving behind his adolescent dreams of boyhood and resigning himself …

  5. Tiny pieces of skull by 

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    In the 1980s, poet and activist Roz Kaveney wrote a novel, Tiny Pieces of Skull, about trans street life and …

  6. An Unkindness of Ghosts by 

    4 stars

    "Aster has little to offer folks in the way of rebuttal when they call her ogre and freak. She's used …

  7. Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars by 

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    Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars: A Dangerous Trans Girl’s Confabulous Memoir by Kai Cheng Thom is the highly sensational, ultra-exciting, …

  8. Detransition, Baby by 

    5 stars

    A whipsmart debut about three women--transgender and cisgender--whose lives collide after an unexpected pregnancy forces them to confront their deepest …

  9. Little fish by 

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    Wendy Reimer is a thirty-year-old trans woman in Winnipeg who comes across evidence that her late grandfather, a devout Mennonite …

  10. Paul takes the form of a mortal girl by 

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    It's 1993 and Paul Polydoris tends bar at the only gay club in a university town thrumming with politics and …

  11. Nearly Roadkill by ,

    5 stars

    "A novel written in cyberspace, Nearly Roadkill is an Infobahn erotic thriller without any boundaries - virtual, sexual, legal, or …

  12. Stone Butch Blues by 

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    Stone Butch Blues is a historical fiction novel written by Leslie Feinberg about life as a butch lesbian in 1970s …

  13. Pet by 

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    The highly-anticipated, genre-defying new novel by award-winning author Akwaeke Emezi that explores themes of identity and justice. Pet is here …

  14. Future Feeling by 

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    An embittered dog walker obsessed with a social media influencer inadvertently puts a curse a young man—and must adventure into …

  15. Confessions of the Fox by 

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    Set in the eighteenth century London underworld, this bawdy, genre-bending novel reimagines the life of thief and jailbreaker Jack Sheppard …

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