In this episode, Rosie and Georgie discuss Honey Mine (eds. Lauren Levin & Eric Sneathen, Nightboat Books, 2021), a collection of coming-of-age stories by lesbian writer Camille Roy. Stacking together memoir, fiction, essay, pulp techniques, and lyrical prose, Roy tells a multifaceted tale of growing up working-class and lesbian in 1980s(ish) midwest America. Throughout the collection, we encounter a young Camille navigating life on the fringes of society alongside a vast web of unusual characters. It’s a beautiful and challenging book, full of incredible wisdoms on experimental writing and form, and we are excited to share our thoughts with you all!
Hear us discuss New Narrative writing, getting lost in Roy’s delicious prose, lesbian sexuality in writing, ETC. before ending with some nonsensical chatter about the TV show Sex, Love and ...... Read more