There Are Trans People Here


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There are trans people here in the past, the present, and the future. H. Melt’s writing centers the deep care, love, and joy within trans communities. This poetry collection describes moments of resistance in queer and trans history as catalysts for movements today. It honors trans ancestors and contemporary activists, artists, and writers fighting for trans liberation. There Are Trans People Here is a testament to the healing power of community and the beauty of trans people, history, and culture.
Dimensions: 6 x 9"
Materials: Softcover book



H. Melt is a poet, artist and educator whose work celebrates trans people, history, and culture. In addition to their literary works they have exhibited artwork at the Leather Archives & Museum, the Overlook, and Woman Made Gallery. They were a fellow with the Poetry Foundation's Emerging Poets Incubator and artist in residence at the Newberry Library, researching the Chicago Protest Collection. Lambda Literary awarded them the Judith A. Markowitz Award for Emerging LGBTQ Writers.