Xtra! talks to Sina Queyras about outsiderdom and expressways

Sina Queyras on alienation, poetry, queer sexuality and car culture (the latter is the subject of her new collection, Expressway) in this week's Xtra!:

'It's easy to spot Sina Queyras in a crowd. She's the one standing on the fringes of the group, fiddling with her camera or writing in a notebook. "I am usually marked as 'outsider,' she says — an observation that feeds into her poetry.

'"If my experience in the world proves anything," she adds, "it's that what is lesbian about me and my texts, even when there are few visible markers, seems to radiate very loudly."'

Continue reading at http://www.xtra.ca/public/Toronto/Outsiders_Expressway-6434.aspx.

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