First Publication Out Now

First Publication Out Now

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

The Highline

After blasting the show @ WOW Cafe Theatre we took a day off to shop and walk the highline. A brilliantly-conceived public walkway & park. The weather here is permanently changing with sun and wind, rain and thunder. In the evening, we ate in Williamsburg @ Rye on 247 South 1st Street. Still delighted and eternally grateful for all those that have made our visit effortless: Tommy, Crystal & Jen, Shannan etc. Serge and I move from East Harlem tomorrow and onto Chelsea and our little pencil - Tom O' Tottenham leaves for Blightly. Separation anxiety to follow. 
Dr B & Serge 

Sunday, 16 December 2012


Great reading last night @ The Bureau of General Services Queer Division!

Thanks for all those that came to listen to our selection of stories and monologues. We had a great night and it kicked off our stay in NYC very well. A special big thanks to Donnie and Greg for all your help and support and unlimited supply of free beer! Also another big thanks to Tommy Everett for putting us in touch with everyone in the first place. We are currently resting up and getting prepared for our second reading tomorrow night. The night was a long and celebratory one - finishing in the East Village Boiler Room.
More news to follow. 

Dr B and Serge xx

Monday, 10 December 2012

Packing our pencil cases ready for our NYC readings

NEW YORK CITY – here we come… sharp! with lead in our pencils!
Serge Nicholson, Dr.B and Tom O'Tottenham, from the original London stage production, read from 'There Is No Word From It' our contemporary collection of real-life stories exploring the transmasculine experience.




We start out on Saturday 15th December 7pm at the Bureau of General Services - Queer Division.

Free entry. A book signing and an intimate select reading. Come and meet us after at

New York’s LGBT bookstore and event space currently based at the
Strange Loop Gallery
27 Orchard Street NY NY10002

Let's support BGS-QD to find a permanent home.

And this is a taster for the full reading of the collection on stage on
Monday, December 17, 2012, 7:30pm at
At the Wow Café Theatre
59-61 East 4th Street
Lower East Side, New York City

$15, but no one turned away for lack of funds. Advance booking at

We look forward to seeing you at BGS-QD or the Wow Cafe Theatre and to meeting up and coming home to London with tales of New York...

Friday, 7 December 2012


Have we been sleeping I hear you ask?
Have we?
But we have been dreaming of NYC!

Hot off the back of our short-listing for the Erotic Awards 2012. hotpencil press are heading State-side next week with our contemporary collection of trans male stories: There Is No Word For It.
Not 1 but 2 readings in the Big Apple. 

We are taking bookings NOW************

15th December, 2012,19.00 EST @ Queer Divisions Book Shop, Strange Loop Gallery, 27 Orchard Street, NY. 
17th December, 2012. 19.30 EST. @ WOW Theatre Cafe, 59-61 East 4th, NY

No tickets are necessary for Queer Division.

Tickets available for Wow:

Serge RizzlerLaura Bridgeman (Dr B) and Tom O' Tom O'Tottenham will be flying out from Heathrow to discuss all things UK & trans. 

Pants, Chips, Oxford Street & other cultural references...

Q&A sessions will follow each performance. 

Books will be available to buy! 

Dr B & Serge

(More news anon)