Trans Novels by Trans Authors Public

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A list of novels with trans protagonists, written by trans authors. All genres of fiction included, but memoirs, short story collections, graphic novels, etc must find a different list.

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  1. Little Blue Encyclopedia (for Vivian) by 

    5 stars

    The playful and poignant novel LITTLE BLUE ENCYCLOPEDIA (FOR VIVIAN) sifts through a queer trans woman's unrequited love for her …

  2. Nevada by 

    4 stars

    Frustrated by her current relationship, trans lesbian Maria Griffiths decides to change her life by making some brash decisions and …

  3. Peter Darling by 

    5 stars

    Ten years ago, Peter Pan left Neverland to grow up, leaving behind his adolescent dreams of boyhood and resigning himself …

  4. Tiny Pieces of Skull by 

    5 stars

    In the 1980s, poet and activist Roz Kaveney wrote a novel, Tiny Pieces of Skull, about trans street life and …

  5. An Unkindness of Ghosts by 

    4 stars

    "Aster has little to offer folks in the way of rebuttal when they call her ogre and freak. She's used …

  6. Detransition, Baby by 

    4 stars

    A whipsmart debut about three women--transgender and cisgender--whose lives collide after an unexpected pregnancy forces them to confront their deepest …

  7. Little fish by 

    5 stars

    Wendy Reimer is a thirty-year-old trans woman in Winnipeg who comes across evidence that her late grandfather, a devout Mennonite …

  8. Paul takes the form of a mortal girl by  (Open prose series)

    4 stars

    It's 1993 and Paul Polydoris tends bar at the only gay club in a university town thrumming with politics and …

  9. Nearly Roadkill by ,

    5 stars

    "A novel written in cyberspace, Nearly Roadkill is an Infobahn erotic thriller without any boundaries - virtual, sexual, legal, or …

  10. Stone Butch Blues by 

    5 stars

    Stone Butch Blues is a historical fiction novel written by Leslie Feinberg about life as a butch lesbian in 1970s …

  11. Pet by  (Pet, #1)

    4 stars

    The highly-anticipated, genre-defying new novel by award-winning author Akwaeke Emezi that explores themes of identity and justice. Pet is here …

  12. Summer Fun by 

    5 stars

    From acclaimed author Jeanne Thornton, an epic, singular look at fandom, creativity, longing, and trans identity

    Gala, a young trans …

  13. Lote by 

    4 stars

    Lush and frothy, incisive and witty, Shola von Reinhold’s decadent queer literary debut immerses readers in the pursuit of aesthetics …

  14. Future Feeling by 

    4 stars

    An embittered dog walker obsessed with a social media influencer inadvertently puts a curse a young man—and must adventure into …

  15. Darryl by 

    5 stars

    Darryl Cook is a man who seems to have everything: a quiet home in Western Oregon, a beautiful wife, and …

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