Brittany Newell is a writer and performer living in San Francisco. Her debut novel Oola was published in 2017 at the age of 21 by Henry Holt and HarperCollins. It was translated into German by btb, a division of Random House, in January 2020 and published as Ein Sommer in Big Sur. From 2017-18 she wrote a regular column on gender and sexuality for Dazed Digital. You can find her written work in Granta, N+1, The New York Times, Joyland and Playgirl. In 2021 she was a recipient of the San Francisco Arts Commission’s Individual Artist grant for artists serving under-represented communities. In addition to writing, she has worked as a professional Dominatrix since 2018. She and her wife Silk Worm run a weekly drag and dance party called Angels at Aunt Charlie’s Lounge, one of San Francisco’s oldest queer bars. Her second novel, Soft Core, is forthcoming with FSG.

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