The Tournament of Literary Sex Writing: First Round Winners!
Our Esteemed Judges Start to Narrow Down the Field
The first round of these kinds of tournaments can often yield the most exciting results, as plucky underdogs upset perennial favorites. Click through to see who our judges chose to move to round two of The Tournament of Literary Sex Writing.
Gustave Flaubert vs. Kate Chopin: JUDGE ROXANE GAY DECIDES
John Cleland vs. Bram Stoker: JUDGE MOLLY CRABAPPLE DECIDES
Jean Genet vs. Henry Miller: JUDGE CANDACE BUSHNELL DECIDES
D.H. Lawrence vs. Zora Neale Hurston: JUDGE GARTH GREENWELL DECIDES
Erica Jong vs. James Baldwin: JUDGE EILEEN MYLES DECIDES
James Salter vs. Philip Roth: JUDGE ALEXANDER CHEE DECIDES
Kathy Acker vs. Dennis Cooper: JUDGE NAOMI JACKSON DECIDES
Jeanette Winterson vs. Annie Proulx: JUDGE SARAH NICOLE PRICKETT DECIDES