Michelle Tea is the author of over ten works of fiction, memoir, hybrid genre, spirituality, personal essay and poetry. She has edited anthologies on working class experience, personal narrative, queer fiction and fashion. Her writing has appeared in Harpers, Cosmopolitan, The Believer, Marie Claire, n+1, xoJane.com and many other print and web publications. She is the founder of the Sister Spit international literary performance tour, the literary non-profit organization RADAR Productions, the alt-parenting site Mutha Magazine, and the children's phenomenon Drag Queen Story Hour. She is founding editor of the Sister Spit Books imprint at City Lights and the Amethyst Editions imprint at The Feminist Press. She has taught writing at Mills College, California Institute of the Arts, The Art Center School of Design and other venues.