Books written by Vivek Shraya


Death Threat

April 1, 2019 | 60 pages
A comic book that explores the real-life death threat against writer/musician Vivek Shraya after she came out as transgender.  More Info

I'm Afraid of Men

Penguin Canada | August 1, 2018 | 96 pages
"A powerful meditation on the damaging effects of masculinity from a trans girl--a writer with celebrated indie roots and a knack for dismantling assumptions and challenging the status quo. Toxic masculinity takes many insidious forms, from misogyny and sexual harassment to homophobia, transphobia,... More Info

Even This Page Is White

May 1, 2016 | 72 pages
A poetry book by the author of "God Loves Hair" a bold and timely interrogation of skin.  More Info

The Boy & the Bindi

September 13, 2016 | 32 pages
A children s picture book that explores cultural and gender difference, through the eyes of a 5-year-old South Asian boy."  More Info

She of the Mountains

Arsenal Pulp PressLtd | July 23, 2014 | 149 pages
She Of The Mountains is a beautifully rendered illustrated novel by Vivek Shraya, the author of the Lambda Literary Award finalist God Loves Hair (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2014, also available from Turnaround). Shraya weaves a passionate, contemporary love story between a man and his body, with a... More Info

God Loves Hair

April 1, 2014 | 92 pages
A poignant YA story collection that celebrates racial, sexual, and religious diversity. First self-published to acclaim in 2011, Vivek Shraya's first book is a collection of twenty-one short stories following a tender, intellectual, and curious child as he navigates the complex realms of sexuality,... More Info