The Tournament of Literary Sex Writing: Who Will Advance from the Erotic Eight?

Your Second Round: Chopin, Roth, Genet, Winterson, Baldwin, Stoker, Lawrence, Acker

April 1, 2016  By Literary Hub
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For the second round of The Tournament of Literary Sex Writing (the Erotic Eight, obviously), we took our era-specific division winners and crossed them over in an atemporal free-for-all of sexy lit. Match-ups are below, click through to see who won…

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Chopin Roth

KATE CHOPIN VS. PHILIP ROTH

As judged by Garth Greenwell

Genet Winterson

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JEAN GENET VS. JEANETTE WINTERSON

As judged by Naomi Jackson

Stoker Baldwin

BRAM STOKER VS. JAMES BALDWIN

As judged by Roxane Gay

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Lawrence Acker

D.H. LAWRENCE VS. KATHY ACKER

As judged by Sarah Nicole Prickett

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