Your Book Reading
“Hello, [a mispronounced version of your name], pleased to meet you.”
bold, daring, fierce yet tender, searing
a sprawling, genre-subversive tale about a lesbian scarecrow who battles with love and loss. [Insert the name of your novel] echoes the powerful voices of Ben Okri, John Updike, Rudyard Kipling, and John Berger.
genre-subversiveechoes the voices of Octavia Butler, Lesley Nneka Arimah, and N. K. Jemisin
genre-subversive amplify its literary meritso you won’t miss out on major book prizes.
a giant pile
Huh? Why do the characters have to peel off their skin and hang them on the roof rafters at night? Does the skin-peeling have a literary significance? I mean, I love the language, but it reads like you’re playing, come on, man!
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
intellectualaren’t that bad and people will probably not notice it.
You’re a fucking diversity hire, mediocre jackass,
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What lesbian porn inspired that sex scene?
Hey, great turnout today. You totally crushed it. Someone from Boston Public Library was in the audience and they would like to schedule a public reading.