If I Had Known Then That Casey and Rhian Were Both Terrible Pieces of Shit, Puberty Would Have Been Way More Fun by sheena d.

We are so glad you are here. Thank you for your interest in our writers’ work!

sheena d. is one of four artists partaking in our 2021 Editorial Residency, which is a 5-month workshop experience. sheena and the other residents are currently at work on revising their final pieces for Issue 13: Rebellious Joy, and will be featured the final week of April. We cannot wait for you to get to their collective work. sheena is at work on a piece entitled, “If I Had Known Then That Casey and Rhian Were Both Terrible Pieces of Shit, Puberty Would Have Been Way More Fun.” You can get a glimpse into sheena’s voice below, but please do bookmark this page and come back the final week of April to experience her poetry in full. And, in the meantime, enjoy the featured image above, designed by TSW Art Director Megan Sykes. You are seeing one part of the collective collage.

sheena d. (she/they) has West Virginian and South Carolinian roots, was brewed in Ohio, and now splits her time between Brooklyn and South Florida. She dabbles in stand-up comedy and doodling; her go-to scribbling tools include Muji’s black Gel Ink Ballpoint Pens (0.38mm, of course) and Tombow’s Pastel Dual Brush Pen Art Markers. Reoccurring themes in her writing are blackness, queerness, girlhood, diaspora, junk food, and dread.