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Addie Tsai (any/all) is a queer nonbinary artist and writer of color. They teach Creative Writing at the College of William & Mary. Addie teaches in Goddard College’s MFA Program in Interdisciplinary Arts and Regis University’s Mile High MFA Program in Creative Writing. They collaborated with Dominic Walsh Dance Theater on Victor Frankenstein and Camille Claudel, among other productions. She holds an MFA from Warren Wilson College and a PhD in Dance from Texas Woman’s University. Addie is the author of the young adult novel, Dear Twin (Metonymy Press). Their writing has been published in Foglifter, VIDA Lit, Banango Street, The Offing, The Collagist, The Feminist Wire, Nat. Brut., and elsewhere. Addie is the Fiction co-Editor and Features & Reviews Editor at Anomaly, contributing staff writer at Spectrum South, and Founding Editor & Editor in Chief at just femme & dandy.

They are the author of Unwieldy Creatures: A biracial, queer, gender-swapped retelling of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein is a tale of doom, ambition, loss, revenge, and murder.

Published on August 02, 2022.

Cover Art by Isip Xin

“A true original and a perfect example of a flip from a historical classic to a contemporary one.”
BuzzFeed News

“Two queer scientists and the nonbinary creation one of them makes? Sign me up.”

Unwieldy Creatures, unrelenting in its inventiveness and its ambition, is easily the most innovative book I’ve read in years…I’m hooked.” 
Kiese Laymon, author of Heavy: An American Memoir

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