A flâneuse of the air, she will never be confused with a streetwalker; a solo flier, she cannot be suspected of sexual desire. Neither tomboy nor butch, neither masculinized nor sexualized, the “queer” property of “A.E.” is one that nobody owns even as it continues to generate instant recognition.
Essays by Helen Vendler, Kenneth Fuchs, Mark E. Neely, Jr., David McGimpsey, Anne Herrmann, Julio Ortega, and Alice Mattison.
Fiction by Daphne Eva Kalotay and Steven Almond.
Poetry by Zhigniew Herbert, Peter Davison, Carolyn Kizer, Fleda Brown, Jason Shinder, Jay Meek, Charles Harper Webb, and Sue Kwock Kim.