JH Phrydas

JH Phrydas is a writer and queer preservationist. Raised by his birth family in Atlanta and queer family in the Bay Area, he studied writing, somatic psychology, and ceramics under the mentorship of Bhanu Kapil. His first book of poetry, Levitations, was published by Timeless, Infinite Light (2015), and a chapbook of excerpts from Imperial Physique was published by Essay Press (2017). Phrydas is currently researching and writing a biography of drag performer and fashion designer Mr. David Glamamore — a living icon — by weaving together oral histories of a hundred queer and trans performers and artists. Phrydas lives in LA with his partner, visual artist and DJ Stanley Frank. ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1695-2255