Hi, I’m Dana DuBois

I’m a Boost nominator, publisher, editor — and a writer of All My Little Words.

Dana DuBois

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It’s me, hi!

Medium, it’s time to call me by my name.

When I first started writing on Medium in April 2023, I thought I was just posting a few writing samples for a job interview. I had very low expectations and a strong wish to protect my privacy. So I joined under a moniker — All My Little Words, a reference to the incredible Magnetic Fields song of the same name, a tribute to the futility of words to move hearts that I found delightfully ironic — and applied for that job.

I didn’t get the job.

But what I did get was access to entire new world of creativity, community, and possibility here at Medium. The past 8–9 months spent here have been extraordinary, transformative even. I had no idea what was coming — and I’m still humbled and blown away by how incredible it’s all been.

All My Little Words has launched a rather big collection of words in 2023. I’ve also launched two publications, and I edit for three others. Hiding behind a moniker is starting to feel… awkward.

It seems time for a fresh introduction.

So, hello! I’m Dana DuBois.

I’m a GenX word nerd living in the Pacific Northwest, and also a writer, editor, publisher, and Boost nominator here on Medium.

I founded two publications on Medium: Pink Hair & Pronouns and Three Imaginary Girls.

  • Pink Hair & Pronouns is a community for parents and caregivers of trans, nonbinary, and gender nonconforming kids. We welcome storytelling at the intersection of parenting and gender, a space to share concerns, triumphs, and advice in a supportive, empathetic environment. You can learn more — or sign up as a writer — here.
  • Three Imaginary Girls started as an indie music website in Seattle. I co-founded it with Imaginary Liz back in 2002 (!!) with the intent of shining a bright light into the thriving live music scene in Seattle. We hosted shows and events and once upon a time, were crowned MVPs of Seattle music! In 2023, we brought Three Imaginary Girls to Medium with the intent of sharing stories about music discovery and memoir — in…

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Dana DuBois

Publisher for Pink Hair & Pronouns and Three Imaginary Girls. Boost nominator. I'm a GenX word nerd living in the PNW with a whole lot of little words to share.