Joss Barton

Joss Barton is a writer, photographer, journalist, and artist documenting queer and trans* life and love in St. Louis.

She was most recently a 2016 fellow at Topside Press' Writers Workshop for Trans Women Writers and a 2013 Fiction Fellow at the Lambda Literary Foundation's Emerging LGBT Writers Retreat. She was an exhibition artist for Nine Network's 2015 Public Media Commons Artist Showcase and is also an alumni of the Regional Arts Commission's Community Arts Training Institute. Her work has been published by Ethica Press, Vice Magazine, HIV Here & Now, LOCUSTS: A Post-Queer Nation Zine, and Vetch Poetry: A Transgender Poetry Journal.

Her first book, An Ozark Rainbow, a forthcoming collection of poetry and prose will be published in 2017 by Indolent Books.