Kai Cheng Thom

Kai Cheng Thom aka Lady Sin Trayda is a poet, writer, and performance artist based on Montreal, unceded Kani’enkehake territory.  A little Chinese trans grrl with a big, lipsticked mouth, she brings poetic fire to page and stage alike, having featured at venues including the Banff Centre for the Arts and Buddies in Bad Times Theatre.

Her work has been published in Matrix, Where the Nights Are Twice As Long: Love Letters of Canadian Poets, and other places. She is also a regular contributor to xoJane, Buzzfeed, and Everyday Feminism, writing on issues of race, gender, sexuality, and mental health.