Megan/Maybe Henry Milks is a fiction writer and cultural critic. Grounded in avant-pop aesthetics, their fiction investigates the relationships between form, agency, identity, and the body. Milks’s first collection of short fiction, Kill Marguerite and Other Stories, was published by Emergency Press in March 2014, and their second chapbook Twins was released by Birds of Lace in 2012. Their stories have been included in three anthologies of innovative writing, as well as many journals; two have been adapted for performance. The &NOW Awards 3: The Best Innovative Writing, 2011-2013, which s/he guest edited, was published in March 2015.
Milks’s criticism has concentrated on contemporary literature, film, and performance and visual art, and been published on the collective blog Montevidayo and the online magazine Fanzine, among other venues. They are fiction editor at The Account and a contributing editor at Entropy.
In addition to contemporary art and literature, Milks’s interests include feminist, queer, and disability studies, asexuality studies, and critical psychiatry. The volume Asexualities: Feminist and Queer Perspectives, which s/he co-edited with Karli June Cerankowski, was published by Routledge in March 2014.
Milks lives, reads, writes, teaches in New York.
Contact: megan dot milks at gmail dot com.