Michelle Tea

Michelle Tea is an American author, poet, and literary arts organizer whose autobiographical works explore queer culture, feminism, race, class, prostitution, and other topics. Her books, mostly memoirs, are known for their views into the queercore community. In 2012 Tea partnered with City Lights to form the Sister Spit imprint. She is originally from Chelsea, Massachusetts, and currently lives in San Francisco.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Sex and the Sacred Text: Michelle Tea on the Republication of Eileen Myles’s “Chelsea Girls”
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