VS. Books

An imprint of Arsenal Pulp Press

Artists 2016

Graham Caulfield

Graham is a brown queer trans boi trying to create themselves into something that makes sense. They are currently working on their first chapbook.


Niv spent her childhood in the south (making friends with magic and later learning to drive in thunder­storms) and currently lives in NY, where she penguin-walks through the winters. She’s an animator and works on commercials and likes to write and make comics.


Dhinesha is a writer, reader and storyteller on an adventure to be a full time father to his future kids. He tells the stories he wishes he could have seen growing up as a queer kid.

Goddess X

Goddess X (shey/heir // she/her) is a black trans witch. She makes a narrative that heir daughters can live in. Support her stories and poetry on Patreon and follow heir on Twitter to find out when her debut book, Blk Grl Sick: Tales from the Library Burned is released.

kamilah apong

kamilah apong is an artist learning how to channel her anxiety into her art.


Robbie is a South Asian transguy who spent most of his life growing up in Russia, Saudi Arabia, Bangladesh and Toronto. He writes and sings about his adventures in exploring what home, happiness, and healing means in context of diasporic identity. You can support and checkout his book he is working on at Patreon, or follow his blog.

Hana Shafi

Hana Shafi AKA Frizz Kid is an illustrator and National Magazine Award–nominated journalist based out of Toronto. Her artwork and writing frequently explores themes of feminism, bodily autonomy, mental wellness, and dismantling sexual violence. In Fall 2016, Hana was the Artist in Residence at Ryerson University, where she led a series of art healing workshops for survivors of sexual violence, and curated an Ontario Arts Council–funded art show with travelling pop-up art gallery Sexual Assault: The Roadshow.

Michael Perry

Michael Perry is a Canadian Pop/R&B singer-songwriter of Antiguan descent who loves spreading the Queer Gospel. He is currently working on his first full-length album, titled Michael Perry: Unlocked. His debut music video, “Vanessa,” will premiere on April 7, 2017, preceded by the song’s release on digital platforms on March 3.

Addison Finch

A queer mixed-race artist whose body of work deals with constructions of identity, visibility, and the body. He advocates the use of art as a tool of change, uses his art as a form of activism, and believes in giving individuals the tools to share and celebrate their experiences.