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Sassafras Lowrey

Sassafras Lowrey is a teenage runaway who grew up to become the 2013 winner of the Lambda Literary Emerging Writer Award. Hir books—Lost Boi, A Little Queer As Carol, Roving Pack, Kicked Out and Leather Ever After—have been honored by organizations ranging from the National Leather Association to the American Library Association. Sassafras' literary work focuses on themes of queer youth homelessness, the creation of chosen (queer) family, and genderqueer identities. Sassafras lives and writes in Brooklyn with hir partner, and their menagerie of dogs and cats.