Che Gossett is a trans femme writer, an archivist at the Barnard Center for Research on Women, and a PhD candidate in trans/gender studies at Rutgers. They will defend their dissertation in 2020. Che is the recipient of the 2014 Gloria E. Anzaldúa Award from the American Studies Association, a Radcliffe research grant from Harvard University, the 2014 Sylvia Rivera Award in Transgender Studies from the Center for Gay and Lesbian Studies at the City University of New York, and the 2014 Martin Duberman Research Scholar Award from the New York Public Library. Most recently, they received a Palestinian American Research Committee grant and are currently serving as a 2017-2018 Queer Arts Mentor. Che is working on a book project titled Blackness, the Beast and the Non Sovereign.
Interested in learning more about Che’s work, booking them for a reading or workshop, or otherwise co-conspiring? Send Che an email.