Notes of a Crocodile, by Qiu Miaojin
Excerpt: Qiu Miaojin’s Notes of a Crocodile
Qiu Miaojin—one of the first openly lesbian writers in ’90s post-martial-law Taiwan—committed suicide at the age of 26. What follows is an excerpt from her “survival manual” for a younger generation. With an introduction by translator Bonnie Huie.