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Writer, teacher, radical. Queer, trans. Clarion West '17. Words in @clarkesworld, @firesidefiction, & more. Views my own. she/her. Abolish the Police.

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Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇The Kickstarter for the upcoming @atthisarts anthology IN THIS MOMENT will include words by @davaunsanders,… https://t.co/0bO99uomim
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10/20
2020
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Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇 @TheEmoWonder It depends. Sometimes it is exactly that but others I think it is just unexamined assumptions. @transscribe Congrats on having the best answer.When you're so "pro life" that you tell the pope that poverty is good, actually. https://t.co/rLxSM6mpeDI was going to say I had follow-up questions, but it is important not to ask questions if you're not prepared to he… https://t.co/kutrpgfXaf @MagsVisaggs The capitalist equivalent of sexual experimentation. "I tried radical politics, but only when it cost… https://t.co/FWml6WjahL @KMSzpara YES. Otherwise you're just saying "we are puritanical and won't admit it.'No. https://t.co/zvCeXj22CF @liz_derrington https://t.co/Cc8gUJjNAnNeed to avoid le doomscrolle and get work done, but I just stumbled across this a few weeks late and wanted to shar… https://t.co/X8PHSBasfI
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇Like, how do I handle them in the version of my life I share with social media, or how do I handle the ones that ri… https://t.co/dn5WMJHciVWe also need to think about what recovery means in light of the ongoing climate crisis. The planet is traumatized.… https://t.co/IDDNgTeVMgI love this thread. I'm hugely in favor of writing the work that compels you. But understand you're signing on to… https://t.co/lNEOvKWCP6Coming up on Wednesday! Taking bets now on whether @BrentCLambert will just be an exhausted pile of triceps and pr… https://t.co/zoNXE4EDMY
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇Noting brings out the Disney villain in me like flea-treating my apartment. I just hissed, “Wake up, my darlings, a… https://t.co/mEFxmDkd9D
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇This. To the extent that "fits the story" means anything, it means your choices must work within the larger conte… https://t.co/RNBaEAOxqCThis is a horrible idea. If a publication truly wants to make a positive difference in the world, first start by NO… https://t.co/CBZ64ZotcW
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇 @diabolicalplots Yeah, no. How about don't charge a fee and provide links instead to a favorite charity?
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇Every SFF con going forward should make watching & studying how #FIYAHCON2020 went down a requirement.… https://t.co/BId0VOeDAB
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10/19
2020
girls don't want boys, girls want to stand in the window of the printer's office watching their debut novel fly off… https://t.co/y1CFXwKj46
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇"Writing in the West from Outside" panel in #FIYAHCON2020 #FIYAHCON #FiyahConFringe Moderator @alexantra Manglis,… https://t.co/hKgngGE0Of
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10/18
2020
I continue to be amazed that every Republican "gotcha" moment for male politicians comes down to "you showed empathy, you fucking pussy."As others have mentioned, this is incredibly endearing and the first time I have liked something about Biden in yea… https://t.co/cN3NN43nHR
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇When TERFS team up with fundamentalists https://t.co/mueoMLxI0pThe poet you wish you were: Sappho The poet you are afraid you might be: Yeats The poet you you want to grow up to… https://t.co/2IxrMNLfQ4 @IFSciFi Also this list is WAY too kind to Byron. 🤣 @IFSciFi I tend to see the point as "which bullet list do you identify with," which also makes it highly contextual… https://t.co/TpUov0Cele @sarahjeantea @Wiswell I too want to know who! @liz_derrington Yeah, I don't think any of these scream "Liz," but that one suits you well.I'd love to be Shelley but I'm Azevedo. https://t.co/nJfT9C5jYg @whateversusan Yuuuup. At least Libertarians are consistent when they treat voting as consumerism. When leftists… https://t.co/nPHG512jYWThe fact that they're largely split between "voting doesn't matter" and "I'm voting Libertarian because I refuse to… https://t.co/J5PeXWY8lqThis wankfest-disguised-as-intellectualism is peak Reason. https://t.co/4IauTDl1gJ @liz_derrington Also the most December-themed concert you've ever been to, I bet
10/17
2020
@se_fleenor 💜💜💜This Dune thread may be more epic than the forthcoming films and tv spinoff combined. #Dune https://t.co/shKSLNxygq
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇If you think the world would be better if all fat people were thin then you're a eugenicist. Sorry.I am moderating a panel tomorrow during #FIYAHCon Fringe which is FREE TO ATTEND, all about how & why & whether to… https://t.co/ixBtJbp1kH
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇I hear Graham Linehan has started a crowdfund to raise his legal fees to defend my claim against him. Those contrib… https://t.co/zQ31l6eZ76
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇I expected to like "This is How You Lose the Time War." I didn't expect to feel so deeply seen by it, to have it re… https://t.co/vSXgpOBNkuTrump: we did a retaliatory gang killing https://t.co/8ip3w302r8
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10/16
2020
@alexantra Yuuuup. @pheebs_w I can only assume that in these isolating times it is to simulate the feeling of spending the holidays with horrible relatives. @GordonBWhite She's chasing that Oscar. And still will be after this.Our racism problem in a nutshell. Racists have somehow advanced the rhetorical con that being called a racist is a… https://t.co/7nepvUDVRF
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇Queer folks: "one's understanding of oneself can change, and so we need a language of queerness that speaks to the… https://t.co/brw92UoVNKAlways fun to see some doofus rubbing a turd on his cheeks and thinking he has owned you. https://t.co/RgqJOhXKLlI firmly believe that storytelling about trans people - particularly trans kids - isn’t just a nice-to-have or a bo… https://t.co/2HY2gh0bYr
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇Do you like your misery porn mixed with capitalist propaganda? If so, GOOD NEWS https://t.co/qseDlU3dBY @seramiles Me too! You are the best! @seramiles Gods know you had to listen to me unpack this all at length over many a salad or burrito. 💜 @seramiles https://t.co/eUqXeDNpsxReader, it did mean something. https://t.co/sFmu34HhXBWhat can I say? I'm slow to catch on to things. ("I think she just wants to be friends!" "I couldn't be trans, sinc… https://t.co/Qsq58aDqQTThe courtship between @liz_derrington and me (drawn out, wondering if the other party was interested, tentative, lo… https://t.co/nQ2xY9JsSP
10/14
2020
Republican Party admits to committing election fraud, announces intention to continuing to commit election fraud https://t.co/fd0dPZtNbb
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇Well I'm getting work done about about 1/5 my usual pace today, but at least there was a Zoom meeting where someone… https://t.co/Ha6vTpN5dG @RB_Lemberg Thank you! Much love. As hard as everything is, I am comforted by my community, and by wonderful friends 💜And cis queer folks: a lot of this is the result of quite a few of you pulling up the ladder after yourselves, whet… https://t.co/bxoq1bzKgjNo one will save us. We must save each other.I don't say this to make you despair, only so we're clear about what we're facing. We must continue to fight for ou… https://t.co/pyhpTuMDSeShe'll be appointed, and she'll ensure SCOTUS is actively hostile to queer people. Fuck everyone who decided the… https://t.co/RuXi4dJHQgMy students are burned out. I'm burned out. Everything I do is taking much longer than usual (thanks 2020 + ADHD) a… https://t.co/yMfaF4NctNAll right brain, I don't like you and you don't like me but if we're gonna get through this we have to work together.
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇Vida and Iori did INCREDIBLE work behind the scenes to get this assembled! Please support them! https://t.co/8blhd0xG3F
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10/13
2020
Hey friendos, I'm going to be increasingly loud about the illegally increased and far too high graduate student fee… https://t.co/49RF7PrqDI
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇We can officially announce the acquisition of @Merc_Wolfmoor's "Gray Skies, Red Wings, Blue Lips, Black Hearts."… https://t.co/8hn2CPcHhD
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇 @EddieLouise @liz_derrington Oh, that is lovely. Thank you for sharing!It's true, I really, really did. https://t.co/KhIW3ryTSh"One Cut of the Dead": for about 30 mins, you'll think "another meta zombie movie, and not a particular good one."… https://t.co/LROamUn3MFHow tacky would it be to ask @liz_derrington to renew our vows just so I can buy and wear a gothy wedding dress? (I… https://t.co/eTY5pZ4Knc
10/12
2020
St. Louis Metro Police Department has a $208 million budget & is now taking bids for "Civil Disobedience Buses" to… https://t.co/DNNzTGTjbu
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇Thread. 👇🏼 https://t.co/mVKybhoHtQ @MagsVisaggs I'm sorry. 😞 The discovery that there was literally no way I couldn't present that others wouldn't s… https://t.co/R4cFsxHCmPHappy National Coming Out Day! If you're looking at 2020 and thinking "I can't come out right now," I get it. But… https://t.co/MHXcdFKShn @ninocipri Please write this! I need this trope to die so there will be more room for disaster queers dealing with complicated lives. @LabyrinthRat I once dreamt I sold a book. I was not as graceful as you were when I woke and learned the truth.I'm finally reading Gone Girl, and I've never hated a character at much as I hate Nick. NEVER.I know it's typically @AITA_reddit 's job to post these but I couldn't wait to share my new hero with all of you. https://t.co/eyMwYnudcH
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇 @elly_bangs Yessss https://t.co/4YaNcbx87Qwhy...why are there alchemical symbols for salt and mercury and 'the sublimate of the salt of antimony' on here? (I… https://t.co/w9waqfXUcR
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇*TOP 50Oh for the days when this was in my 50 grievances with JKR. https://t.co/VZ4MJ12st1"Forty Acres and A Mule," originally published by @fiyahlitmag, has been reprinted by @LightspeedMag and narrated b… https://t.co/1h3LiV6F26
Retweeted by Izzy, herald of spoopy season 🦇"Revenge": both a woman-gets-revenge film and a commentary on those films. Written/directed by a woman, and it show… https://t.co/MHzkHiNcGiLike most artists, I'm pretty thirsty for recognition but this is next level. https://t.co/29OC5LOqvg
10/11
2020
@LukeTolvaj Same friend! I know things are tough, but stick with it. We'll get through it. Sending many hugs.#SpoopyWatch "Host": less than 60 minutes, and probably has already won the "Zoom horror movie" category. Very litt… https://t.co/QN44NS3M8e @LukeTolvaj They are so wonderful! And wow do I feel you on all the content of this tweetGuards! Guards! is a fine place to start, especially if you've read this far into this thread. Mort is great, as I… https://t.co/BQ4iCpwUlgIf you haven't read any Discworld, I strongly recommend them. Funny, sharp, and at their best the satire is absolut… https://t.co/ef9PBU7m9XHe comes to different conclusions than I would, of course, but that's hardly the point.We love Vimes because we (ought to) understand that Vimes doesn't represent policing, any more than Vetinari repres… https://t.co/hWDMAVd3cvBut if we're going to engage with it, we need to remember what it's doing, and I don't think it should should be re… https://t.co/mgk4q9nAnxDiscworld has significant limitations. I don't see much space for my queer, trans ass there. But at the same time,… https://t.co/IMDNgXx6Y6(But even then he pushes back: most authors wouldn't have their book about a woman who cross-dresses in order to go… https://t.co/cNMM3gMUMTNow, is Pratchett's vision limited? Does it sometimes settle for safe liberalism over genuinely radical values? Absolutely.What Pratchett is doing, I'd argue, is holding up a mirror to police-work, and saying "here in this fantasy world,… https://t.co/4HfGTIIytO
10/10
2020

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