D’Lo is a queer/transgender Tamil-Sri Lankan-American actor, writer, and comic whose writing range includes short story, poetry, plays, solo theater, and stand-up comedy. His solo shows Ramble-Ations, D’FunQT and To T, or not To T have toured the college circuit, and theaters & festivals internationally. His work has been published or written about in academic journals anthologies (including: Desi Rap: Hip Hop and South Asia America and Experiments in a Jazz Aesthetic (co-edited by Sharon Bridgforth) and Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics) with features in The Guardian, NBC, and The Advocate. He has appeared in Buzzfeed and Fusion videos and the award-winning documentary on his life/work PERFORMING GIRL. He facilitates writing for performance workshops and created the “Coming Out, Coming Home” writing workshop series which have taken place with South Asian and/or Immigrant LGBTQ Organizations nationally. As an actor, you might’ve seen him in LOOKING (HBO), TRANSPARENT (Amazon), SENSE 8 (Netflix), Mr. Robot (USA) and the Issa Rae-produced show MINIMUM WAGE. He is also a co-producer with a nationally touring group of Asian American comics – DisOriented Comedy. Kaya Press is set to release D’Lo’s book D’FunQT in 2018.