The Story Swallowers

“My dear baby queer, my training-wheel trans. You, born of secrets, of seasons, of hidden trembling hands. I have a secret for you.”

The Story Swallowers is a work of short, gothic fiction, taking the form of a short poem. The prose advises young queer and trans authors to be mindful with whom they share their stories.

This piece was featured in Issue #73 of Broken Pencil and can be found in Issue #1 of Everything and All At Once.