about sassafras


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 www.KickedOutAnthology.com that brought together the voices of current and former homeless LGBTQ youth, and Leather Ever After a Finalist for the National Leather Association Writing Award. Sassafras’ debut novel Roving Pack  www.RovingPack.com  was a Rainbow Award winner for Transgender Fiction and honored by the American Library Association. 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, two bossy cats, and a kitten.  

Learn more about Sassafras and hir work at www.SassafrasLowrey.com


2013- Lambda Literary Foundation Emerging Writer Award

2013 – Queer Hero North West

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

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