Beginner’s Astrology for Anarchist Jurisdictions in a Pandemic; 17 Days (Piano & a Microphone 1983); Sisyphus Says Relax; Nine Twenty-Nine Twenty-Twenty; & My Face in a Jar by the Door

jayy dodd, also known as Lady Tournament, was born in Los Angeles and is now based in Portland, Oregon. Her professional literary career includes positions at The Offing, Winter Tangerine, and others, with features in the Los Angeles Times, Poetry, Oprah Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Willamette Weekly, the New York Public Library, and several anthologies. The author of The Black Condition ft. Narcissus (Nightboat Books, 2019) and Mannish Tongues (Platypus Press, 2017), dodd has been a Lambda Literary Fellow, the recipient of a Precipice Fund grant through the Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, and the mother of Tournament Haus, a boutique ballroom house in Portland’s Kiki ballroom scene.