in the interstice of art & archive


Youngman: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan 

Co-edited with Zach Ozma
Penguin Random House (Vintage Classics), 2021. 

We Both Laughed in Pleasure: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan 

Co-edited with Zach Ozma
Nightboat Books, 2019. 


Digitization and Collections Assistant  

Letterform Archive, present

Digitization and Cataloging Contractor 

John J. Wilcox, Jr. Archives, 2021

Photographic Collection Cataloger

Oakland Museum of California, 2019 – 2020


PLURALS: Joel Gregory + KC Crow Maddux  
The Transgender District
Pentacle Coffee, 2020

Digitization Project Archivist

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Historical Society, 2018

Collections Project Coordinator

Mills College Art Museum, 2017 – 2018

Accessions Assistant

Mills College Art Museum, 2016 – 2017

Interpretive Media Intern

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Summer 2016

Digitization Assistant

Mills College Art Museum, 2015 – 2017

Circulation Assistant

F.W. Olin Library, 2015 –  2017


Visual & Critical Studies

Bachelor of Arts, Mills College


Looking Portraits: Red

Official Selection: Trans Stellar Film Festival (2018)

Visibility often involves being seen, but what about seeing? Eleven video portraits themed around looking, stillness & the color red. The project attempts to complicate the trans vernacular through the use of red descriptors. 

The Things We Did & Didn't Do

Official Selection: San Francisco Transgender Film Festival (2016)

I thought we were gay cowboys? 
And other caveats-in-love. 



Transgender Studies Quarterly: Lou Sullivan and the Future of Gay Sex, Ellis Martin and Zach Ozma. 


Oakland Museum of CA: Digitizing the Lange Collection spotlight video. 

The Poetry Project: Reading from We Both Laughed in Pleasure: The Selected Diaries of Lou Sullivan Part II, Ellis Martin and Marissa Deitz.

Bay Area Reporter: Trans District Art Installation Opens, John Ferrannini. 


The New Yorker: Lou Sullivan's Diaries are a Radical Testament to Trans Happiness, Jeremy Lybarger. 

Hyperallergic: A Trans Activist’s Memoir Is a Monumental Contribution to Queer History, Caden Mark Gardner. 

Slate: The Pleasure of Being Lou, Crispin Long. 

LitHub: How Lou Sullivan’s Journals Enrich the History of Trans Literature, Callum Angus. 

BookForum: Peel Slowly and See, Charlie Markbreiter. 

The Atlantic: Ways of Being, Stephanie Burt. 

Living in This Queer Body: We Have Always Been Here: A Mini-Episode Featuring the Diaries of Lou Sullivan

The New Inquiry: You Make Me Swoon

The Paris Review: Memory of a Queer Revolutionary

Lambda Literary: Desire and Discovery in 1970s San Francisco, William Johnson. 

Hazlitt: ‘We Put Extra Emphasis on the Sexy Stuff Because That Was His Shit’: An Interview with Ellis Martin and Zach Ozma, Chris Randle. 

them.: Lou Sullivan's Diaries Show the Transformative Power of Queer History, Amos Mac. 

Nightboat Blog: An Interview With Zach Ozma & Ellis Martin, June Shanahan. 

Ribbon Around a Bomb: Excerpts from We Both Laughed in Pleasure

GCN: Devastating and Inspiring Diaries of HIV Positive Gay Transgender Activist Published, Deirbhile Brennan.

Bay Area Reporter: Diaries Reveal Hidden Worlds for Museums, Matthew S. Bajko. 

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: New Book Chronicles Life of Wauwatosa Native, Writer and Trans Historian in His Own Words, Karen Pilarski.


SFMOMA Open Space: Genre Wormhole #1: Archive For Future Memories", Lauren Levin. 

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