Hollis Rigney

Student and Poet

Location icon United States

Hollis Marguerite Rigney is a non-binary queer poet who lives and works in Orange, CA and San Diego, CA. They have published work under the names of Hannah Teves and Hollis Teves. Their work has previously appeared in Calliope, Sapere Aude, The Messy Heads, Neologism Poetry, Eudaimonia Press, Ghost City Press, Bone & Ink Literary Magazine, Blanket Sea Arts & Literary Magazine, and Wellington Street Review. They are also the editor-in-chief of The Fruit Tree, a literary magazine for LGBT+ writers. They enjoy listening to folk music and snuggling with their kitten, Tofu. Contact them at [email protected] or on Twitter @unisexlove.

Portfolio
Sapere Aude
12/09/2017
Hair

Being in a long-term relationship, especially a physical one, means all participants have to confront their own bodies. In a queer relationship, the perception of those bodies can be especially uncertain. I often write poetry about my partner, but I rarely write about her body, because historically in literature, female-gendered bodies are thin, white, blonde, and (hetero)sexual. My partner’s identity does not fit into any of those requirements, and neither does our relationship. I mention...

The Messy Heads
Issue #3 HOME

HOME ISSUE The Messy Heads Issue 3, the third printed edition of the Messy Heads and our longest one yet. 145 pages dedicated to finding your home beyond a physical space. This issue of the Messy Heads also features submissions from dozens of young women & men who share their experiences with finding home.

Chapman
04/30/2017
Sapere Aude

Dare to think. That is the meaning and mission of Sapere Aude -- the online, multimedia journal for Chapman University's Honors Program. We aren't your typical university publication. But then again, we're not your typical university. The cornerstone of our honors education is interdisciplinarity; that is, the integration of multiple fields of study in service of a common goal.

Chapman
Sapere Aude

Dare to think. That is the meaning and mission of Sapere Aude -- the online, multimedia journal for Chapman University's Honors Program. We aren't your typical university publication. But then again, we're not your typical university. The cornerstone of our honors education is interdisciplinarity; that is, the integration of multiple fields of study in service of a common goal.

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Rain Boots

Jasper the cat is happy to spend all day playing games with his friends. But one day, it rains, and Jasper doesn't have rain boots and can't play with them. Jasper and his mom travel to the shoe store to find a pair, but Jasper's small cat paws are too tiny for all the boots.

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