98 Wounds is a series of improbably linked stories that reimagines & reconciles the misfits, the outlaws & the cranky contrarians among us. Brokering urgent desires in constant pursuit of identity, obsession, rituals of hope, even the simplicity of an ordinary life, they unwaveringly ... read more
Erasure poetry by K. Bouquet.
Sometime in 2008 I found a book on my Catholic parents' bookshelf titled "Can Homosexuality Be Healed?". I took it, read it and was horrified. It was written in such a way that enabled Christian readers to be homophobic while maintaining that they love and care for gay people. I... read more
A collection of lesbian fiction, poetry and plays
"One of the most entertaining short narratives of all time, the Achilleid is a stand-alone work of compelling contemporary interest that moves with great rapidity and clarity. Its compact narrative, which encompasses a brutish childhood, an overprotective mother, temporary gender be... read more
Akhenaten was a fascinating, shadowy figure in Egyptian history - archaeologists have discovered attempts to eradicate all traces of his brief reign, but enough remains to tell a remarkable story of incest, heresy, androgyny and a massive cult of personality. Like Albert Camus' celebrated Caligula, Do... read more
This is the only volume to bring together all of Allen Ginsberg's published verse in its entirety, celebrating half a century of brilliant work from one of America's greatest poets. Presented chronologically, it sets Ginsberg's verse against the story of his ... read more
"I'm drawn to the attractive scope, humanity and acuity of Wallis's vision. His poems reflect wide travel in fact and in imagination. Often entertaining in their responses to appealing poets like Larkin and McGough, or in self-ironising accounts of life experience (in 'Table Tenn... read more
"In ANATOMIZE, Natasha Dennerstein is the poet as sensual anatomist, delineating the corporeal realm with a kind of spiritual fervor. What we are, we are, she splendidly affirms, from our heads down to our toes. Reciting the saga of her own encounters with mortality, with beginnings and endin... read more
The mythical amazon goddess is at home in the freeway environment in this sophisticated West Coast poet's work.
Billeh Nickerson's poetry is colourful, witty, and wise, with undertones of sexy. By turns outlandish and poignant, Artificial Cherry heralds the return of Billeh's cheeky/sweet sensibilities. From Elvis Presley and glass eyes to phantom lovers and hockey haiku, you're never quite sure where Billeh wi... read more
As a performance artist, ustin Chin has created eight full-length solo performance works and several shorter works, which have been presented nationally and abroad. Attack of the Man-Eating Lotus Blossoms is a collection of these performance art texts, along with documents and scripts, that represent ... read more