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The Want

Cyrus Simonoff

‘It’s often in the morning that the want is biggest. The want is to wake up, lazy and horizontal, and have it.’

Cyrus Simonoff

Cyrus Simonoff’s writing and reporting on grassroots anti-prison organizing and trans politics and aesthetics has appeared in the New Yorker, New York Magazine, Truthout and the Intercept, among other publications and anthologies. He is the author of A Year Without a Name (2019), and finalist for the Lambda Literary Awards. He lives in Los Angeles, where he is a member of the California Coalition for Women Prisoners.

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