TransÜber is committed to promoting freedom and equality for all people. With a strong, passionate focus on LGBTQIA rights, we are particularly interested in publishing writers who address difficult issues in new and imaginative ways. Our values include:

  • Championing free and open inquiry
  • Challenging conventional ways of thinking
  • Exposing lies that are popularly accepted as truths
  • Celebrating diversity
  • Embracing our common humanity
  • Entertaining the notion that just about anything is possible.

f o u n d e r / p u b l i s h e r

Trans Über’s founder and publisher, Joe Wenke, is a writer, social critic and LGBTQ rights activist. He is the founder and publisher of TransÜber, a publishing company with a focus on promoting LGBTQ rights, free thought and equality for all people. He is the author of several works of nonfiction as well as the recently published novel THE TALK SHOW and Fresh Air, a book of poems. Scheduled for January 2015 release are LOOKING FOR POTHOLES: Poems and THE HUMAN AGENDA: Conversations About Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity.

Wenke received a B.A. in English from the University of Notre Dame, an M.A. in English from Penn State and a Ph.D. in English from the University of Connecticut.