By Stacey Waite
In her Los Angeles Review of Books essay “Who Is Who: Pronouns, Gender, and Merging Selves,” Dana Levin describes Stacey Waite’s fusion of gender identities: “Pseudonyms, heteronyms, personae, all of the ventriloquizing literary arts; viewpoint and tonal shifts: those are instruments for audio system and talking. however the sentence too has a voice: ‘i are not the type of boy who can't undergo the reminiscence of her physique’ ... this can be [Waite’s] genius ... to take harmless syntactical phraseology and alter the avid gamers mid-sentence — to get round English’s pronominal either/or by way of making a syntactical both/and...”
“In this arresting assortment, Stacey Waite is a pathfinder, charting with disarming honesty, humor, pathos and willful perplexity the doubtful terrain of gender in ways in which shatter assumptions, unsettle effortless presumptions, and but, throughout the sheer grace of her craft and deft language, that open us to the wonderful thing about our unusual human enterprise.” — Kwame Dawes
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