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The Selected Poems of Sky Gilbert, Courtnay McFarlane, Jeffery Conway, R.M. Vaughan, and David Trinidad

edited by Lynn Crosbie & Michael Holmes

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list price: $17.95
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published: Nov 1995
ISBN:9780889104815
publisher: ECW Press
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This collection of poetry features five hot gay poets from Canada and America whose work is sublime, lush, and arresting and expresses feelings of eroticism, pain, love, hope, and grace.

About the Authors

Lynn Crosbie

Poet, author, and novelist Lynn Crosbie was born and raised in Montreal. An award-winning journalist and cultural critic, she has written about fashion, sports, art, and celebrity. She has a Ph.D. in English literature and a background in visual studies; she teaches at the University of Toronto and the Ontario College of Art and Design. Her volumes of poetry and prose include Queen Rat, Dorothy L’Amour, and Liar. She is the author of the controversial book Paul’s Case, about the Paul Bernardo–Karla Homolka murders, as well as the novels Life Is About Losing Everything and Where Did You Sleep Last Night, a Trillium Book Award finalist. Her most recent book is a collection of poems about her father, entitled The Corpses of the Future.

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Michael Holmes writes fiction, poetry, cultural criticism, and literary journalism. His work has appeared in This Magazine, Toronto Star, Carousel, Blood & Aphorisms, and eye Weekly, and he has published three books of poetry (James i wanted to ask you, Satellite Dishes From the Future Bakery, Got no flag at all). Michael lives in Toronto.

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Contributor Notes

Sky Gilbert is the cofounder of Toronto's Buddies in Bad Times Theatre and has written and directed his own hit plays, including The Dressing Gown and Capote at Yaddo. In 1985 he received the Pauline McGibbon Award for directing, and he has also received two prestigious Dora Mavor Moore Awards. Gilbert's third film, My Summer Vacation, was featured at the San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival. Courtnay McFarlane's razor-sharp lyricism explodes the myths and traditions of poetry, sexuality, and race-relations. Jeffery Conway is the author of Blood Poisoning. R. M. Vaughan is a Toronto author and visual artist whose stories, essays, and plays have been published world-wide. David Trinidad is a native of Los Angeles and critically acclaimed poet who now lives and works in New York City.

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