Kai Cheng Thom

A sanctuary is a place where the door only locks from the inside

  • Name: Kai Cheng Thom 
  • Pronouns: She/her 
  • Born: March 12, 1991 
  • From: Canada 
  • Occupation: Author, writer, and social worker 
  • Impact: Thom is a Canadian author who publishes books in LGBTQ+ literature.
  • Known For: Fierce Femmes and Notorious Liars (2017), “Ask Kai: Advice for the Apocalyse”
  • Awards: Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging writers in 2017. Publishing Triangle Award for Trans and Gender-Variant Literature in 2020. 
  • Interesting Fact: She posts many graphics about how to talk/think about social issues on her instagram (@kaichengthom)

Kai Cheng Thom is a Canadian author, writer and social worker. She has her two masters in social work and couple and family therapy from McGill University. She wrote a children’s book published in 2017, From the Stars in the Sky to the Fish in the Sea 

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