By throwing myself headlong into the awkward and frustrating experience of writing sex, I am ceding control of my narrative.
An interview with sex educator Justine Ang Fonte
‘the games you played as a child: / cracks breaking bones with every step. alive because / that’s your job.’
Who owns public space? Young South Asian women in Brooklyn struggle with the culture that dictates that women have no business outside the home.
Never / reaching orgasm, / the colony names its price and I, / hot cent of foreign cash, / sell it slant. Daughters / say it with ozone: my sex is a metaphor / for too much / good luck.
Join us at the Aicon Gallery for an evening of literary erotica, sex trivia, and other surprises!
Ocean Vuong, in search of the “new erotic,” guest-curates a portfolio of poems in time for Valentine’s Day.
In Athens, an historic square and neighborhood now home to porno theaters, sex stores, and “café” brothels, is alive with immigrants—until it isn’t.