A collection of lesbian and feminist one-act plays by Carolyn Gage. "Carolyn Gage is the dramatist laureate of unsung lesbian lives. She finds women lost to history and brings them to vivid life onstage with rare empathy, insight, wit, and imagination. Hers is a voice that mainstream theater does not yet know it is missing. That voice can be heard here, however, on every page."—John Stoltenberg, senior reviewer and columnist, DC Metro Theater Arts.
“Most of the plays in The Island Collection imagine key moments in the lives of remarkable women largely forgotten by history. Gage's project is equal parts excavation and imagination. Her dramatizations of lesbian love stories are themselves love letters to the courageous and complicated women who inspire Gage.” –Meghan Brodie, Assistant Professor of Theater, Ursinus College