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Saturday, April 30 • 10:45am - 12:00pm
6E: What Sex Can Do LIMITED

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If sex scenes are so hard to write, as everyone seems to agree they are, why do writers keep bothering with them? In this session, we’ll consider some of the things sex scenes can do in fiction—how they offer uniquely powerful tools for exploring character and theme. We’ll do this by considering some excellent examples of recent, fierce writing of sex, including work by Merritt Tierce, Lidia Yuknavitch, Kim Fu, Amy Gall, and Colm Tóibín.

Presenters
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Garth Greenwell

Author, WHAT BELONGS TO YOU
Garth Greenwell's debut novel is What Belongs To You (FSG 2016). He is also the author of a novella, Mitko, which won the Miami University Press Novella Prize and was a finalist for the Edmund White Debut Fiction Award and a Lambda Literary Award. His short fiction has appeared in... Read More →


Saturday April 30, 2016 10:45am - 12:00pm EDT
Charles River Room