Truant features writing and art that addresses queer self-exile: the stories of dropouts, throwaways and runaways; how withdrawal can be a matter of survival, refusal and renewal; what we will not do, allow or accept, personally, politically and artistically; and the power of absence as presence.
Jimmy cooper Neil Davies Matthew Gallaway Zach Grear Jason Haaf Matthew Kinlin Katie Kurtz Lindsay Lerman Nate Lippens Fisher Main Erik Moore Eileen Myles Elle Nash Golnoosh Nour Matthew Stadler Ranee Zaporski
Cover image by Erik Moore
About the editor
Nate Lippens is a writer from Wisconsin. His fiction has appeared in the anthologies Little Birds (Filthy Loot, 2021), Responses to Derek Jarman’s Blue (Pilot Press, 2022), and Pathetic Literature, edited by Eileen Myles (Grove, 2022). His debut novel, My Dead Book, was published in 2022.