Synopses & Reviews
A lesbian is driven to set fire to discarded mattresses. A scientist discovers the joy of karaoke singing. A young woman waits for her lover to be released from prison, a woman masturbates on the Tokyo subway, and another rises from lovemaking to concoct a magical soup. Featuring stories by noted authors Emma Donoghue, Barbara Wilson, Judith Barrington, and Donna Allegra, as well as relative newcomers Amelia Maria de la Luz Montes, Natasha Cho, and Carolyn Clark, Hers 3 reveals the breadth of lesbian imagination in twenty-one unforgettable stories that will challenge, provoke, arouse, and surprise.
Table of Contents
Tokyo trains / Pat Schmatz -- While Pilar Tobillo sleeps / Amelia Maria de la Luz Montes -- What we forgot to tell Tina about boys / Ellen Hawley -- Cleo's back / Gwendolyn Bikis -- La maison de Madame Durard / Nona Caspers -- Teratophobia / Peggy Munson -- Bang bang bang / Natasha Cho -- Nicolette : a memoir / Judith Barrington -- How a lady dies / Emma Donoghue -- Kays and exes / Carolyn A. Clark -- The moon in Cancer / Donna Allegra -- Fire / Pat Alderete -- French Press / K.E. Munro -- Archeology / Barbara Wilson -- The lake at the end of the wash / Karleen Pendleton Jimenez -- They've got my (wrong) number / K.L. Robyn -- Life is a highway / Paula Langguth Ryan -- Sand and other grit / Cherry Smyth -- The butcher's wife / Carellin Brooks -- The art of losing / Catherine Lord -- Beauty of blood / Jane Thurmond.