A Treasury of Blessings
By Bogi Takács
On Pride Month, 2019
Blessed are you, G-d
Note: All the blessings in italics are traditional and are provided in the author’s own translation from the Hebrew.
Bogi Takács is a Hungarian Jewish agender trans person (e/em/eir/emself or they pronouns) and an immigrant to the United States. E is a winner of the Lambda award for editing Transcendent 2: The Year’s Best Transgender Speculative Fiction, and a finalist for the Hugo and Locus awards. Eir debut poetry collection Algorithmic Shapeshifting was published by Aqueduct Press, and eir debut short story collection The Trans Space Octopus Congregation was published by Lethe, both in 2019. You can find Bogi talking about books at http://www.bogireadstheworld.com, and on various social media as @bogiperson. Bogi lives in Kansas with eir spouse - writer R.B. Lemberg -, child, and an assembly of books.