Thursday, November 13th, 7:00pm
Brooklyn, NY: WORD Bookstore

Thomas Page McBee (Man Alive) and Saeed Jones (Prelude to a Bruise) present a night of readings from their newest work. In his memoir Man Alive, McBee explores what it really means to be a man. In Prelude to a Bruise Jones explores how we reckon our past without being ravaged by it, and how we use people, and their bodies, to express ourselves.

WORD is located at 126 Franklin St. in Brooklyn. They can be reached at 718-383-0096 or

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Man Alive
A True Story of Violence, Forgiveness and Becoming a Man
Thomas Page McBee
2014 Edition
Far from a transgender transition tell-all, here is a personal yet universal story of charting one's course to ultimate self-recognition. Thomas Page McBee's writings on gender have appeared in the New York Times, Vice, and Salon, and he writes the "Self-Made Man" column for The Rumpus