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 Ã¢â¬Å“The Best AmericanÃ¢â¬Â series. Corinne has received fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, and founded The James Franco Review, a project that attempted to reimagine the publishing process. www.corinnemanning.com.
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 dont want to give any more of my touch to language. I just want language to generate more touch.