Reading by Lydia Kwa & Daphne Marlatt

The following text is taken from Front Magazine, vol. VII, no. 1, p. 9, September/October 1995:

saturate (memory) light

Daphne Marlatt is a Vancouver writer living in Victoria, poet teaching women’s studies, novelist who writes theory, colonial daughter, lesbian lover, ex-wife and mother, nationalist feminist & west coast regionalist, word-haunted, memory-fleshed, samsaric ocean-goer, apparent “i” of Steveston, Ana Historic, Salvage, Ghost Works….

Lydia Kwa is an ex-alien from Singapore who now makes her home in Vancouver, writer & therapist, late bloomer who’s beginning to resist confinement by labels, ex-a-lot-of-things, & poet who recently published her first book, The Colours of Heroines, with Women’s Press.

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