Michelle Tea

Michelle Tea is the author of over a dozen books, including the cult classic Valencia, the essay collection Against Memoir, and the speculative memoir Black Wave. She is the recipient of awards from the Guggenheim, Lambda Literary, Rona Jaffe Foundation, PEN/America, and other institutions. She is the co-founder of a literary arts nonprofit organization, RADAR, and co-creator of Sister Spit, the former lesbian-feminist spoken-word collective based in San Francisco. Knocking Myself Up is her latest memoir.