Harper O'Neill presents 'Repression Queen: A Memoir About Gender Transformation Erotica'

Repression Queen is a vulnerable and poetic memoir, weaving short horror stories about sex and gender into the fabric of a life lived divided in two.


Third Place Books is thrilled to welcome local author and customer Harper O'Neill to our Ravenna store to celebrate and discuss her new memoir, Repression Queen: A Memoir About Gender Transformation Erotica. This event is free and open to the public.

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About Repression Queen. . .

The Author wants respect and escape. Kayla wants to exist at all. Repression Queen is a vulnerable and poetic memoir of The Author's life as a gender transformation erotica writer, weaving short horror stories about sex and gender into the fabric of a life lived divided in two. Through vignettes reflecting on personal experiences, a secretive life as a woman online, and twisted tales of gender swapping, The Author seeks to understand why they just can't get Kayla out of their head.


Harper O'Neill is a seasoned inclusion marketing professional in the games industry, and a dedicated community builder within the Seattle transgender community. With a passion for fostering diversity and community growth, Harper has previously guided games businesses to embrace these very values. As a writer, she brings years of experience in crafting emotional narratives through the lens of personal transformation, offering readers a window into the profound journeys that shape us. Harper is a mother, artist, and lover of deeply intimate and vulnerable storytelling that cuts to the heart of our feelings.

Bailey Fischer (she/her) has worked as a bookseller, a ghostwriter, an editor, and a marketing director of a small publishing company. Born in the midwest and raised in the Pacific Ocean, Bailey now lives in Seattle, WA, where she works as a bookseller and event host at Third Place Books and enjoys practicing witchcraft, thinking about cryptids, getting lost in the woods, and dismantling the patriarchy with her cat, Chrysanthemum. Bailey is also CEO of her independently launched publishing company, Wandering Witch Publishing, which seeks to challenge readers' perspectives through magical realism and real magicalism. She is working with Harper O'Neill to publish Harper's next bookforthcoming from Wandering Witch soon. 


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