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Meep Matsushima (松島美色布みぃーぷ) used to be a portal fantasy protagonist but now is a school librarian. is a disabled1 genderqueer lesbian. Originally from New England, Meep got name in Tokyo, where she lives with her black cat familiar.
1several acronyms: hEDS, ME/CFS, ADHD, OCD, PMDD, &c.

In 2011, Meep graduated summa cum laude from Simmons College University with a BA in East Asian studies and minors in communications and gender studies. has a MFA Writing for Children & Young Adults from Hamline University MFAC. Meep's critical thesis focus was grief in children's literature.

Meep's poetry has been nominated for the Rhysling Award (2021) and Best of the Net (2022). was a Walter Grant (2020) finalist for MG novel-in-progress, Alternate Universe.

Meep can be reached on Twitter (@meep_matsushima) and via email (meepmatsushima@gmail.com).

Meep's pronouns are she/her & æ/ær. If an honorific is required, please use Ms. Matsushima.

You can find a(n incomplete) CV with interviews, talks, and academic acheievements here.



© Erin Hardacre 2016