What follows is a fairly comprehensive list of all of my writings, including books I have written, anthologies I have been included in, individual articles and essays I have penned, my academic papers, translations of my work, and my chapbooks (i.e., small, self-published books). For each category, writings appear in reverse chronological order, with more recent works at the top of the list. This page does not include many of my older (mostly trans-themed) writings - these can be found on either my trans activism webpage and/or my blog.

If you are interested in excerpting or translating my writings, click that link for more info.

If you appreciate my writings (many of which I make freely available here, on my blog, and on Medium), then please consider supporting me on Patreon - if you do, you'll get behind-the-scenes updates, access to many of my in-progress & unpublished writings, plus other goodies!

noteworthy recent additions:
My first full-length foray into fiction, 99 Erics: a Kat Cataclysm faux novel (2020) can be purchased at Amazon.com in both paperback and Kindle formats. The ebook is also available in all other formats (epub, mobi, pdf, etc.) via Smashwords — in fact, you can download the first 5 chapters for FREE via that link! Smashwords will also distribute the ebook to other online outlets (iTunes, GooglePlay, Barnes & Noble/Nook, etc.), and Ingram will be distributing paperbacks to all non-Amazon outlets, including brick & mortar bookstores & libraries near you — please encourage them to order/carry it!
My third book, Outspoken: A Decade of Transgender Activism and Trans Feminism (2016), can be purchased directly at Amazon, and is available at other retailers & for bookstore/library purchasing through Ingram. E-books can be purchased at/for Amazon/Kindle, Barnes & Noble/Nook, iTunes Books, Kobo, Smashwords, and other outlets. Also, be sure to explore the free online trans/gender/sexuality/activism glossary (with almost 200 entries!) that accompanies the book!
My second book, Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive (2013), can be purchased (in paperback & e-book) at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Powell's (Portland independent bookstore), Giovanni’s Room (Philly-based LGBTQ bookstore), Women and Children First (Chicago feminist bookstore), or at a local independent bookstore near you.
My first book, Whipping Girl: A Transsexual Woman on Sexism and the Scapegoating of Femininity (2007, second edition in 2016), can be purchased (in paperback, e-book, & now audiobook!) at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Powell's (Portland independent bookstore), Giovanni’s Room (Philly-based LGBTQ bookstore), Women and Children First (Chicago feminist bookstore), or at a local independent bookstore near you.

The following are anthology contributions and/or forewords I have written for other people’s books. Most of the links will take you to the Amazon.com site for the book, so that you can find out more about it - but I encourage you to buy it from an independent bookstore if you can!

articles and essays
Here is a list of articles, essays, and other pieces that I have written for various magazines, webzines, and/or my own blog:

Translations of my work:
If you are interested in translating my writings, click that link for more info.

academic papers
The following are articles that I have written for academic journals:
  • Serano J.M., Martin A., Liubicich D.M., Jarvis E., Bruce H.S., La K., Browne W.E., Grimwood J., Patel N.H., 2016. Comprehensive analysis of Hox gene expression in the amphipod crustacean Parhyale hawaiensis. Developmental Biology, 409 (1), 297-309.
  • Martin A., Serano J.M., Jarvis E., Bruce H.S., Wang J., Ray S., Barker C.A., O’Connell L.C., Patel N.H., 2016. CRISPR/Cas9 Mutagenesis Reveals Versatile Roles of Hox Genes in Crustacean Limb Specification and Evolution. Current Biology, 26 (1), 14-26.
  • Serano, Julia (2013). Trans People Still Disordered in DSM. Social Text, DSM-CRIP issue.
  • Serano, Julia M. (2010). The Case Against Autogynephilia [PDF link]. International Journal of Transgenderism, Volume 12, Issue 3, pp. 176-187.
  • Liubicich, D.M., Serano, J.M., Pavlopoulos, A., Kontarakis, Z., Protas, M.E., Kwan, E., Chatterjee, S., Tran, K.D., Averof, M., Patel, N.H., 2009. Knockdown of Parhyale Ultrabithorax recapitulates evolutionary changes in crustacean appendage morphology. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 106, 13892-13896.
  • Pavlopoulos, A., Kontarakis, Z., Liubicich, D.M., Serano, J.M., Akam, M., Patel, N.H., Averof, M., 2009. Probing the evolution of appendage specialization by Hox gene misexpression in an emerging model crustacean, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 106, 13897-13902.
  • Serano, J. (2008). A Matter of Perspective: A Transsexual Woman-Centric Critique of Dreger’s “Scholarly History” of the Bailey Controversy. Archives of Sexual Behavior 37 (3), 491-494. [PDF] click for article.
  • Serano, J. and Rubin, G. M. (2003). The Drosophila synaptotagmin-like protein bitesize is required for growth and has mRNA localization sequences within its open reading frame. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 100, 13368-13373. [PDF] click for article
  • Page-McCaw, A., Serano, J., Santé, J. and Rubin, G.M. (2003) Drosophila Matrix Metalloproteinases are required for tissue remodeling but not embryonic development. Developmental Cell 4, 95-106.
  • Littleton, J. T.*, Serano, T. L.*, Rubin, G. M., Ganetzky, B. and Chapman, E. R. (1999). Synaptic function modulated by changes in the ratio of Synaptotagmin I and IV. Nature 400, 757-760.
    * these authors contributed equally to this work
  • Kopczynski, C. C., Noodermeer, J. N., Serano, T. L., Chen, W.-Y., Pendleton, J. D., Lewis, S., Goodman, C. S. and Rubin, G. M. (1998). A high throughput screen to identify secreted and transmembrane proteins involved in Drosophila embryogenesis. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 95, 9973-9978.
  • Karlin-McGinness, M., Serano, T. L. and Cohen, R. S. (1996). Comparative analysis of the kinetics and dynamics of K10, bicoid, and oskar mRNA localization in the Drosophila oocyte. Dev. Genet. 19, 238-248.
  • Serano, T. L. and Cohen, R. S. (1995). A small predicted stem-loop structure mediates oocyte localization of Drosophila K10 mRNA. Development 121, 3809-3818.
  • Serano, T. L. and Cohen, R. S. (1995). Gratuitous mRNA localization in the Drosophila oocyte. Development 121, 3013-3021.
  • Serano, T. L., Karlin-McGinness, M. and Cohen, R. S. (1995). The role of fs(1)K10 in the localization of the mRNA of the TGFalpha homolog gurken within the Drosophila oocyte. Mech. of Dev. 51, 183-192.
  • Cohen, R. S. and Serano, T. L. (1995). mRNA localization and function of the Drosophila fs(1)K10 gene. In Localized RNAs (ed. H. D. Lipshitz), pp. 99-112. Austin: R. G. Landes.
  • Serano, T. L., Cheung, H.-K., Frank, L. H. and Cohen, R. S. (1994). P element transformation vectors for studying Drosophila melanogaster oogenesis and early embryogenesis. Gene 138, 181-186.
  • Cheung, H.-K., Serano, T. L. and Cohen, R. S. (1992). Evidence for a highly selective RNA transport system and its role in establishing the dorsoventral axis of the Drosophila egg. Development 114, 653-661.

the following chapbooks are all smaller, self-published books that I have put out in the past...
On the Outside Looking In is a 36 page, 4 essay chapbook providing a trans woman's perspective on feminism and the exclusion of trans women from lesbian and women-only spaces, Published by Hot Tranny Action (Oakland, CA), copyright 2005.
Draw Blood is a 56 page chapbook containing 16 of Julia's spoken word pieces. Published by Hot Tranny Action (Oakland, CA), copyright 2004.
"Baby Chapbook" is a two poem chapbook plus baby pictures released in July, 2003! Published by Switch Hitter Press (Oakland, CA), copyright 2003.
Either/Or is a 33 page chapbook that comes with a complementary 13 track CD! It features eleven spoken word pieces and two Bitesize songs. Published by Switch Hitter Press (Oakland, CA), copyright 2002.

As a songwriter, I often write lyrics! The lyrics to my first *soft vowel sounds* record can be found here, and all of the lyrics for my previous band Bitesize can be found here.

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