Selected Poems of Sky Gilbert, Courtnay McFarlane, Jeffery Conway, R.M. Vaughan & David Trinidad
True confessions, skinheads tattooed with angels, talking back, blood poisoning, pills, dolls, lust and loss, doctors lawyers merchants thieves, pop stars, drag queens, sestinas, sonnets, cops and truth tales. Messages of eroticism, pain, love, hope, and grace. Plush features five hot gay poets from Canada and America whose work is sublime, lush, and arresting and who share roots in theatre, activism, auto- biography, danger, and passion.
Sky Gilbert is one of Canada’s most controversial artistic forces. His first novel, Guilty, will be published in the spring of 1998. Always political, erotically charged, and challenging, Courtnay McFarlane’s razor-sharp lyricism explodes the myths and traditions of poetry, sexuality, and race-relations. Jeffrey Conway’s first book, Blood Poisoning, was published by Cold Calm Press. R.M. Vaughan is a Toronto author and visual artist whose stories, essays, and plays have been published world-wide. A native of Los Angeles, critically acclaimed poet David Trinidad now lives and works in New York City.