Miriam Suzanne

Introducing Miriam Suzanne


My name is Miriam, and this is my face among flowers & leaves…

Upcoming Events


Featured Projects…

OddBird

Integrated software design & development.

Music

bass, guitar, vocals, and lyrics…

Theater

Award-winning playwright, producer, director, and lighting designer


Recent Articles…

Sex, Love, & Romance

in Twined Fragments on PS I Love You

I don’t have many guy friends, but my guitarist is one. Parting, I lean in for the cheek-kiss but he plants a good one right on my lips.

—Allison Washington

(Mis)Gender

in Transition

Reflections on the instictive act of gendering, how it can go terribly wrong, and what happens next.

Shifting Nouns

in Twined Fragments on Medium

I’ve seen myself in the mirror. I find me… disorienting. What do they see that I don’t? Why aren’t they laughing at me?

—Miriam Suzanne

Mothers, Fathers, Husbands, Wives

in Twined Fragments on Medium

Mother finds me at her wardrobe, in her pumps and pearls. What are you doing? Being a mommy. Are you, then? She clips on the earrings (they pinch!), reaches for her lipstick.

—Allison Washington

Body & Gender Fragments

in Transition

I wasn’t born in the wrong body. I was born, a body. Without my body, I don’t exist.

Trans Interviews & Photography

on Transilient

“The project attempts to humanize, educate and destroy the assumption that trans folks are solely defined by their physical experience. We aim to weave transgender lives into the overall human experience instead of merely focusing on the transition.”

America Heard: Transitions

in Transition

My friend Maureen Maloney asked to document my reaction to the 2016 election, as part of the America Heard film series…

Denver Quarterly: Adaptation

in Riding SideSaddle*

This month’s Denver Quarterly features side-by-side excerpts from my novel, Riding SideSaddle*, and the Buntport play 10 Myths on the Proper Application of Beauty Products which was based on it.

Justice [Under Construction]

I’m still reeling from this year of insults, a traumatizing campaign turned traumatic election. I’m not sad about a contest lost, but what those results mean for real people around me. 2016 is over, but 2017 is going to be even harder.

Some Clarifications on Trans Language

in Transition

There’s a lot of language that gets thrown around, but much of it comes loaded with over-simplified baggage and misconceptions. Here are a few that have been on my mind – from gender identity to biological sex, transition, passing, and visibility.