Arktoi Books: Literature by lesbian authors


The Gafferthe GAFFER
-Celeste Gainey

Light is the preoccupation, vocation, and language of this debut collection of poems by the first woman gaffer to be admitted to the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)

Spheres of DisturbanceSpheres of Disturbance
-Amy Schutzer

Over the course of one day in 1985, the last day of Helen's life, Spheres of Disturbance explores how we can bear to approach, or even choose, our inevitable end.


poems by Judy Grahan


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