Claire Rudy Foster

Claire Rudy Foster is the author of Shine of the Ever (Interlude Press, 2019), one of Oprah’s top picks for LGBTQ books that will change the literary landscape. Foster’s writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, McSweeney’s and many other journals. They are currently at work on a memoir about raising a boy during their transition. Foster lives in Portland, Oregon.

Stories By Claire Rudy Foster

Secret Life of an Anonymous Speechwriter to the Stars

At work, I’m a ghost: always heard, never seen. But mastering the voices of celebrities and politicians helped me learn to speak for myself.

Planning My Wedding as a Nonbinary Bride

I couldn’t even pick a pronoun. How was I supposed to decide what to wear on the most important day of my life?