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Torrey Peters

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Torrey Peters lives in Brooklyn and holds an MFA from the University of Iowa and a Masters in Comparative Literature from Dartmouth. She is the author of two novellas, Infect Your Friends and Loved Ones and The Masker. @torreypeters

Genres: Literary Fiction
Torrey Peters recommends
Nevada (2013)
Imogen Binnie
"Nevada is a book that changed my life: it shaped both my worldview and personhood, making me the writer I am. And it did so by the oldest of methods, by telling a wise, hilarious, and gripping story."
Future Feeling (2021)
Joss Lake
"I devoured this funny, charming book of trans friendships and sly cultural commentary; a story about what truly matters for those of us lost in the maelstrom of identity and media. Here's how unable I was to put it down: I accidentally dropped it in the toilet, fished it out, and kept right on reading."
Skye Falling (2021)
Mia McKenzie
"Mia McKenzie is writer who can move from heartbreak to laughter in a single paragraph, while brilliantly reinventing queer family and friendship and the ways in which we get stuck and unstuck along the way. When I could manage to put this book down, I looked up from its pages to a world charged with new potential."
Manywhere (2022)
Morgan Thomas
"Each of the stories in Manywhere is so surprising, with such range. A gorgeous chorus of voices joining to sing the vision of a singular and exciting artist."
Manhunt (2022)
Gretchen Felker-Martin
"Felker-Martin can write: Manhunt expertly drops one political target after another, breaks your heart with nearly every character, and keeps up a relentless velocity-- all while just being plain fun as hell."
At Certain Points We Touch (2022)
Lauren John Joseph
"Lauren John Joseph writes with such wit, glamour, and style! I haven't read a book that so powerfully evokes what it's like to be a wild young artist among other wild young artists since the Bright Young Things."
Bad Girls (2022)
Camila Sosa Villada
"Every so often, a slim book absolutely clobbers you with its exuberance and beauty--for me, this was that book."
We Do What We Do in the Dark (2022)
Michelle Hart
"A beautiful book so filled with sharp longing and perfectly phrased vulnerability that I read it in a reverent hush."
X (2022)
Davey Davis
"Davis is an astounding writer, seemingly unconstrained by taboos and waist deep down in the maw of life, examining what the rest of us shy away from--never more than here in X, the rare book that can thrill and entertain, while simultaneously causing you to question everything about how you're living."

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