|Notable works||A Safe Girl to Love, Little Fish|
Casey Plett is a Canadian writer. She has won the Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Fiction at the 27th Lambda Literary Awards in 2015 for her debut short story collection A Safe Girl to Love, and an Honour of Distinction from the Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT Emerging Writers in Canada.
Plett previously wrote a regular column about her gender transition for McSweeney's Internet Tendency. She is a book reviewer for the Winnipeg Free Press and has published work in Rookie, Plenitude, The Walrus, and Two Serious Ladies. She is the co-editor with Cat Fitzpatrick of Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Science Fiction and Fantasy from Transgender Writers, an anthology of speculative fiction from trans authors from Topside Press. Meanwhile, Elsewhere received a Stonewall Book Award in 2018. She has cited Imogen Binnie, Elena Rose, and Julia Serano as some of her influences.
Her debut novel, Little Fish, was published in 2018 by Arsenal Pulp Press. It won the 2019 Amazon.ca First Novel Award, and the Lambda Literary Award for Transgender Fiction at the 31st Lambda Literary Awards.
- Plett, Casey (May 17, 2018). "Get to Know: Casey Plett". PRISM International (Interview). Interviewed by Jessica Johns. Retrieved March 30, 2019.
- "Lambda Literary Awards laud best gay, lesbian and transgender books". Los Angeles Times, June 2, 2015.
- "Alex Leslie wins 2015 Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT Emerging Writers". Quill & Quire, June 8, 2015.
- "Winnipeg author mines her experiences and those of other trans women in fearless collection of short stories". Winnipeg Free Press, June 19, 2014.
- Page/Odofemi, Morgan M. "Trans Women's Lit? An Interview with Trish Salah and Casey Plett". Canadian Women in the Literary Arts. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
- "CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: SHORT SPECULATIVE FICTION BY TRANSGENDER WRITERS" Archived June 22, 2015, at the Wayback Machine. Topside Press, February 18, 2015.
- "2018 Barbara Gittings Literature Award and Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award of the Stonewall Book Awards Announced". American Library Association News. February 13, 2018. Retrieved June 15, 2018.
- "Casey Plett's Little Fish is a powerful and important debut". National Post, April 6, 2018.
- "Casey Plett wins $60,000 Amazon first novel prize". Toronto Star, May 22, 2019.
- "Canadians win three Lambda awards for LGBTQ writing". Toronto Star, June 4, 2019.
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