By Catherine Lake, Nairne Holtz, Dionne Brand
Stylish tomboys, educational femmes, and small-town kisses; encounters at the highway and within the bar; questions coming up from an in-between tradition; cane stalks, sake, fresh-cut plant life, domestic insemination and hotel-room orgasms - crossing race, tradition, and gender constraints, "No Margins" leads the reader throughout the lushness of lesbian existence and the vastness of the Canadian adventure. it is a stellar short-fiction assortment that includes fifteen of Canada's most interesting modern writers - all of whom contain lesbian identification as one piece in their selves and their paintings. those hugely acclaimed authors have been chosen to show the areas Canadian lesbians presently inhabit and the longer term we're forging. The individuals have incorporated artist's statements to accompany their paintings, sharing the inventive strategy and talking at the politics of lesbian writing. this can be an unheard of anthology, reflecting an esteemed amassing of lesbian writers who're at the moment shaping Canadian literature. individuals are: Anne Fleming; Ann-Marie MacDonald; Daphne Marlatt; Dionne model; Elizabeth Ruth; Emma Donoghue; Jane Eaton Hamilton; Karen X Tulchinsky; Larissa Lai; Luanne Armstrong; Lydia Kwa; Marion Douglas; Marnie Woodrow; Nicole Brossard; and Shani Mootoo.
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Síle’s mouth pursed. ” She imagined how nice the village would look under a sheet of white snow. ” Síle had no idea what that meant.
I imagine it as a place with thick and dense vine and alive like veins under my feet. I dream the vine, green and plump, blood running through it and me too running running, spilling blood. Vine like rope under my feet, vine strapping my legs and opening when I walk. Is like nowhere else. I destroying anything in my way. I want it to be peaceful there. The air behind me close thick as mist whenever I move and Maracaibo open rough and green and dense again. I dream I spit milk each time my mouth open.
It ease me. It sweet sweet. A woman can be a bridge, limber and living, breathless, because she don’t know where the bridge might lead, she don’t need no assurance except that it would lead out with certainty, no assurance except the arch and disappearance. At the end it might be the uptake of air, the chasm of what she don’t know, the sweep and soar of sheself unhandled, making sheself a way to cross over. A woman can be a bridge from these bodies whipping cane. A way to cross over. I see in she face how she believe.
No Margins: Canadian fiction in lesbian by Catherine Lake, Nairne Holtz, Dionne Brand