Winston TL

Artist, Writer, and Student in Greater Seattle

Winston TL

Artist, Writer, and Student in Greater Seattle

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WRITER BIO

Winston TL is a gaysian American of Indonesian and Taiwanese heritage. He attended Seattle University & studied Interdisciplinary Arts, and he is currently an MFA in Creative Writing student in Pacific Lutheran University’s Rainier Writing Workshop. His writing has been published by Variety Pack, Mixed Mag, NonBinary Review, decomp, EcoTheo Review, The Lit Pub, Papeachu Press, and elsewhere. His published work includes poetry, essays, & reviews, has been translated into Spanish, and has appeared in journals across three continents. He has participated in consortiums & workshops through DreamYard Project and Orion. Interests that complement his love for art include health, social sciences, and comparative theology & philosophy.

Pronouns: he/him/they

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LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

Poetry:

- “We Are One,” “Some Sweetness,” “Questions of Everyday” in Papeachu Review Issue 1 | Papeachu Press

Winter 2019; as WTL

- "Inhalation & Exhalation" in decomp

5/19/21; journal in Canada

- "Analytic Application" in NonBinary Review #24: Industrial Revolution — Zoetic Press

6/01/21

- "Dis jOY Nt hIm" in MixedMag

6/20/21

- "The Parable of a QAAPI Boy" (pg. 10-11) and "Proetry-ish-like Scenes of this Writer Brain (A Short Play)" (pg. 12) in Variety Pack: Issue V by VarietyPack - issuu

6/30/21

- "In the Time of Po-Biz" in Warm Milk Publishing (Vol. 3; p. 4)

7/25/21

- "Heterosexual Rumpy-Pumpy" in the lickety~split

Forthcoming on 8/11/21

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Essays:

- "Contemplative Consequences from a Decade of Singing" — Ruminate Magazine

3/24/2020

- FUMEC_COMUNICA_COVID FINAL (fumec-alc.org)

“Paying Attention as Our Divine Duty" (pg. 18)

May 2020; translated from English to Spanish; journal in Argentina

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Reviews:

- "The Multiple Deaths of Living: Reading Victoria Chang’s Obit" — LIT PUB

11/12/2020; listed as one of their all-time favorite reviews they’ve published: About — LIT PUB

- "Diasporic Asian Magnolias: Reflections on reading Nina Mingya Powles" – The Kindling

3/17/21; journal in the UK & Ireland

- "Reading Serhiy Zhadan: The Poetical is Personal is Political" — EcoTheo Collective

5/17/21

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Flash prose:

- "A Passion" in The Oakland Review

Forthcoming in next issue

  • Education
    • Pacific Lutheran University (Class of 2023)
    • Seattle University (Class of 2017)