Interview of Dennis Norris II

Dennis Norris II is a writer, figure skater and musician. In this interview they discuss their writing practice, how figure skating relates to writing, nonlinear time and growing up in Cleveland Heights, Ohio. They also discuss the importance of their queer community in New York and unexpected queer spaces throughout their life. Dennis is one of the hosts of podcast Food 4 Thot and is the author of AWST Collection (AWST press, 2018).

Date of Interview:

December 1, 2021

Location of Interview:

NYPL Mid-Manhattan Library, New York City

Place of birth:

New Jersey



Interviewed by

Claire Crews