I've been working on a review of Janaka's book for a couple months. My mother died a few weeks into it (the review, not the book), which was highly appropriate both for the book's themes and my mother's sense of humor....
[reposted from Tarpaulin Sky] American Book Review's special on "Intersex Writing" features an in-depth review of Aaron Apps's Intersex (Tarpaulin Sky Press 2015), thanks to reviewer Eric Longfellow. Here's a taste: [W]e move through an achronological [...]
[reposted from Tarpaulin Sky] Thanks to Allie Rowbottom at the Rumpus, you can read a brilliant review of Elizabeth Hall's I Have Devoted My Life to the Clitoris (TS, 2016). Here's an excerpt: Hall assembles quotations, [...]
[reposted from Tarpaulin Sky] We’re big in Britain. Granta features the first third of Steven Dunn’s brilliant, wrenching, debut novel, Potted Meat, co-winner of the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Book Prize. Potted Meat is out "officially" [...]