Author Bio

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Short form author bio

Mx Chris Paige is an OtherWise-identified writer, educator, organizer, and coach, who authored OtherWise Christian: A Guidebook for Transgender Liberation (2019). Chris was founding executive director of Transfaith, a multi-tradition, multi-racial, multi-gender advocacy organization by and for people of transgender experience. Chris has continued as operations director for Transfaith, while they are launching OtherWise Engaged Publishing, providing a platform for prophetic, transgender, intersex, and OtherWise voices.

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Long form author bio

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Mx Chris Paige is an OtherWise-identified writer, educator, organizer, and coach, who authored OtherWise Christian: A Guidebook for Transgender Liberation (2019), garnering the coveted “starred review” from Publisher’s Weekly which called it “invigorating” and “a treasure chest of resources.” A follow-up anthology, OtherWise Christian 2: Stories of Resistance, was released in 2020. Additional volumes in the OtherWise Christian series are in development.

Mx Chris has launched a new press, OtherWise Engaged Publishing to provide a platform for prophetic, transgender, intersex, and OtherWise voices. Examples of projects include a series of introductory booklets, called OtherWise Reflection Guides, as well as shepherding books by other authors.

Mx Chris was founding executive director of Transfaith, a multi-tradition, multi-racial, multi-gender advocacy organization by and for people of transgender experience and continues as operations director for Transfaith, while publishing and working towards an Master of Divinity at Drew University Theological School.

Mx Chris has been a catalyst and/or contributor to several other ground-breaking projects for and by transgender faith leaders. Previously, Chris had been publisher and co-director of the (now defunct) award-winning, progressive, Christian magazine, The Other Side.

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