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Corinne Manning

is a prose writer, literary organizer, and performer whose fiction has been published widely including Story Quarterly and Joyland. Essays have been anthologized in Towards an Ethics of Activism and Shadow Map: An Anthology of Survivors of Sexual Assault (CCM Press) and recognized as notable in “The Best American” series. Corinne has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, and founded The James Franco Review, a project that attempted to reimagine the publishing process.

Never Ours to Give: Time Is the Thing a Body Moves Through

This is a slutty book, not just in content but in form. The long, sprawling essay bends prose and language to seek both intimacy and the alive body. “I don’t want to give any more of my touch to language. I just want language to generate more touch.”


The Brooklyn Rail

DEC 20-JAN 21

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