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Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya on Writing a Lesbian Horror Protagonist Who Has Been to Therapy

When Kayla Kumari Upadhyaya announced her horror novelette, a lesbian ghost story, would be published by Burrow Press, I immediately pre-ordered the special edition hardcover version . Kayla is many things. She's our Managing Editor, but she's also our leading Yellowjackets expert, our champion, a writer of fiction across various literary magazines — in addition to all of her writing at Autostraddle — a known cannibalism-obsessed queer, all around spooky enthusiast and currently, editor of our Horror Is So Gay series. If Kayla had written a horror story that I could hold in my gay hands, I had to have it in all its pink-covered, illustrated glory. When Kayla asked me to interview her her book, I was over the moon. I read the book, which is a quick but meaty read — a long short story or a novelette — twice through and found that the second reading sunk in deeper than the first, like hacking into a piece of wood with an axe, each swing through cuts deeper. This is a book that holds up to multiple sessions as you follow the lesbian protagonist as she engages in a ritual that holds a special kind of terror for us as queer people — journeying to meet her girlfriend's parents. There were so many times in this interview where I just waved my arms around and begged Kayla to just tell me more about that, to spill her thinking behind her various choices like […]

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