Sassafras Lowrey got hir start writing as a punk zinester in Portland, Oregon. Ze is the editor of the two time American Library Association honored & Lambda Literary Finalist Kicked Out anthology, and Leather Ever After. Hir debut novel Roving Pack was honored by the American Library Association and chronicles the underground lives of gender-radical queer youth searching for identity, community, and belonging. Sassafras has contributed to numerous anthologies and publications, and ze believes storytelling is essential in the creation of social change.
Sassafras is the 2013 winner of the Lambda Literary Foundation’s Berzon Emerging Writer Award. Ze lives and writes in Brooklyn with hir partner, two dogs of dramatically different sizes, and two bossy cats.
Learn more about Sassafras and hir work at www.SassafrasLowrey.com
2013- Lambda Literary Foundation Emerging Writer Award
2013- Trans 100
2010 -Astrea Lesbian Writers Fund- Fiction Honorable Mention
2009 & 2012 -GO Magazine Top 100 Women
2004- Portland Oregon Emerging Writer – In Other Words Feminist Bookstore