A Queer Coming of Age
Experimental Poetry & Prose by Violet Winters
In this collection, Violet Winters navigates the intricacies of their upbringing, illuminating the tension between personal identity and the religious surroundings that shaped their early years. The experimental nature of the writing mirrors the complexity of this journey, weaving a rich tapestry of emotions, memories, and revelations that come with growing up queer in the confines of the Evangelical Church.
About the Poet
Violet Elderflower Winters (xe/she/they) is a transfeminine nonbinary person living on Tohono O’odham land in Tucson, Arizona. She writes about gender identity, grief, and religious oppression. She enjoys gardening and spending time with her partner, friends, dog, cat, and two chickens.