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.
June is LGBTQ Pride Month, and you know Coach House (unlike some mayors) is keen to celebrate that fact. Coach House has published some of Canada's finest queer writers for decades, but our June Marriage Equality Sale is a little bit different. Instead of focusing on our gay and lesbian writers, we're celebrating marriage equality.
June 8, 2013 — Coach House Printing was the first subject of a 'Toronto, Brought to Light,' a new feature in the Toronto section of the weekend Globe and Mail. Photographer Fred Lum documented our presses with some impressive equipment of his own, including a Hasselblad 6x6 camera (take that, Instagram!).
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