Lydia Rogue is a writer and poet living in Portland, Oregon. They write stories and nonfiction that centers trans people, when they're not writing sappy love poems for their spouse or wrangling their four rats. You can find them online at lydiarogue.com Elly Blue is a writer and bicycle activist living in Portland, Oregon. Her work has appeared in The Guardian, Grist, Bicycling Magazine online, Bitch Magazine, BikePortland, The Magazine, and Momentum, among other publications. She has been featured on Democracy Now!, in the Oregonian, and on Oregon Public Broadcasting. Along with Joe Biel, she is co-producer and director of Groundswell, a series of movies about people using bicycling to make their communities better and a co-owner of Microcosm Publishing.
[Review Quote] TRANS-GALACTIC BIKE RIDE is a wild adventure through the universe, sparked with moments of magic, strength and love. There are stories of connection and empowerment, of both the personal and cosmic variety. With a wide cast of characters and contributors, this anthology is a sampling of talented trans and nonbinary writers you won't want to miss! - Aiden Thomas, author of Cemetery Boys [Review Quote] Trans-Galactic Bike Ride is empowering and validating, with each short story tied together by a palatable care and self-love for trans and non-binary people. An affirming read from start to finish. - Kacen Callender, author of Queen of the Conquered, Hurriane Child, Felix Ever After [Endorsement] Trans-Galactic Bike Ride is a lovely collection of stories, each with fun world building, characters you can root for, and diverse themes of transness that come from the soul. - D.N. Bryn, author of Our Bloody Pearl [Endorsement] A stellar collection of fantastic windows into transformational dreams, each with its own cosmic twist of beauty. - RoAnna Sylver, author of Chameleon Moon [Endorsement] If you're looking for a nice collection of queer stories that will move you, make you think, and leave you feeling good, then look no further! - Amara Lynn, author of Masks [Endorsement] This is the book I never knew I desperately needed. There is something for everyone here, spaceships, werewolves, magical art, babes, and of course, bikes! This anthology has some of the most fun writing I've read in a long time. - Alison Evans, author of Euphoria Kids