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Stories About Penises: An Anthology of Short Stories & Poetry
Guts Publishing's debut anthology. A collection of 21 poems and short stories (fiction & nonfiction) by a talented group of writers, many award-winning, from the UK, US, Australia, Canada and India. Thoughtfully selected, each story and poem is focused in one way or another on the penis. Some are humorous, some deal with sexuality, some have a feminist slant, or are postmo ...more
Paperback, 170 pages
Published November 28th 2019 by Guts Publishing
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This is a very entertaining collection of short works on a theme that dominates so much of art, but rarely is acknowledged with such directness or honesty. The stories and poems are not all erotic or serious, which ultimately keeps the reader engaged: you're turning the pages curious to see what 'angle' the next author is going to take. Standouts include Alex Carrigan's "How I Lost My Virginity in a Lobster Trap," a humorous account of a wildly memorable experience that has layers, sass, and pat ...more
I brought the book as a Christmas present for my friend and I couldn't help but open and read as much as I can before gifting. My favourite genre is non-fictional or based on real-life and I found plenty of real-life stories and mockumentaries. I liked the book a lot for the collection of stories that are usually not represented united in one anthology. At some point I laughed, at another felt sadness and compassion for the characters, some were quite educational, some poetic! Wide range of pure ...more