Biography

TOMAS MONIZ is the founder, editor, and writer for the award winning Rad Dad which produced two literary anthologies: Rad Dad and Rad Families: A Celebration. His novella Bellies and Buffalos is a tender, chaotic road trip about friendship, family and Flamin’ Hot Cheetos. He’s the recipient of the SF Literary Arts Foundation’s 2016 Mary Tanenbaum Award, the 2016 International Can Serrat Artist Residency, the 2017 Caldera International Artist Residency and the 2017 LPP+Residency in San Francisco. He’s been making zines since the late nineties, and his most current zine tendril wild is available, but you have to write him a postcard: PO Box 3555, Berkeley CA 94703. He promises to write back.

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King Pleasure is the a story of a queer Chicano single father whose daughter is on the verge of moving out, the story of making family and making mistakes, of lovers and friends and neighborhood bars and karaoke.  It’s both a tender and vulnerable tale of desire and connection and an exploration...Forward

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