Artist CV

Public Performances/Readings/Panels

“Trans Girl Supernova” reading with Kai Cheng Thom and Gwen Benaway. Book launch for “A Place Called No Homeland” and “Passage” – Venus Envy, Halifax. 2017

“Bipocolypse” performance – The Khyber, Halifax. 2017

“Swipe Right” reading & hosting– The Seahorse, Halifax. 2017

“Queer Writers Night” – The Muse Café, Halifax. 2017

“Marrow & Memory: Indigenous Writers”  panel with Cherie Dimaline, Michaela Washburn and Nathan Niigan Noodin Adler – Naked Heart Festival, Toronto. 2017

“Blazing Femme” reading with Alok Vaid-Menon, Clementine Morrigan, Jody Chan, Kai
Cheng Thom, Kama La Mackerel, Kamala Gopalakrishnan, Kristyn Dunnon, Nairne Holtz and Yes – Naked Heart Festival, Toronto. 2017

“Red Sky Welcome Reception” hosting & performances with Raven Davis, Lindsay Dobbin and Aiden Gillis  Bus Stop Theatre, Halifax. 2018

“You Have to Plan for the Possibility of Yarn Not Being in a Ball” performance with Stewart  Legere, Michael  Lake, Lee-Anne Poole, Allister MacDonald – Bus Stop Theatre, Halifax. 2018

“Open Reading with Billy-Ray Belcourt” reading with Billy-Ray Belcourt, Emma Healy, Zoe Sharpe, Nikki Reimer and Alex Manley – Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity, Banff. 2018

“Sovereign Voices: Part 2” reading with Billy-Ray Belcourt and Erica Violet Lee – Queens
University, Kingston. 2018

“FEMMEBOT” reading with El Jones and Rebecca Thomas – Good Robot, Halifax. 2018

“A Strong Desire” reading with Lou Sheppard and Leelee Davis – The Khyber, Halifax. 2018

“ Contralto Screening and Q&A: With Arielle Twist” Q&A with Sarah Hennies – OBEY Convention , Halifax. 2018

“OUR NARRATIVES, OUR RIGHT, OUR VOICE” panel with Raven Davis, Delilah Saunders, Deirdre Lee and Cheryl Maloney – Dalhousie University, Halifax. 2018

“English 2004” Class visit and reading– Dalhousie University, Halifax. 2018

Publications & Interviews

Them (Conde Nast) – “What it’s like to be a native trans women on thanksgiving.” 2017

A Strong Desire – “Iskwêhkân” 2018

Open Book – “Dream Space: an interview with Arielle Twist” 2018

Girl Cove – “Reclaiming a Stolen Vulnerability” 2018

Flare Magazine – “Makeup makes me think of freedom” 2018

Canadian Art – “On Translating the Untranslatable” 2018

Forthcoming Publications

Prism International – “D/REAM ME” Summer 2018

This Magazine – “Rework” Summer 2018

Fiddlehead –  “Soakers” Fall 2018


“Winter Writers Retreat”- Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity, Banff. 2018


“Disintegrate/Dissociate” Forthcoming 2019 with Arsenal Pulp Press