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Writing Sex and Sexuality

When: Friday, May 2
Where: Elebash Recital Hall, The CUNY Graduate Center: 365 5th Ave.
What time: 5:30–7 p.m.

With Yael Hedaya, Amanda Michalopoulou, Catherine Millet, and Anja Sicking; moderated by Rakesh Saytal

Free and open to the public. No reservations.

Cosponsored by the Martin E. Segal Theater Center, The Graduate Center, CUNY, and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy

In an age when what goes on in the bedroom has made it out onto the street, five female writers explore the ways in which sex has become a stronger presence than ever in literature, how they decide what to reveal and how to reveal it, and just how much of their own personal sexuality finds its way into their work. Panelists include Catherine Millet, author of the shocking international best-seller The Sexual Life of Catherine M.; Amanda Michalopoulou, prolific author and journalist; Anja Sicking, author of The Silent Sin; and Yael Hedaya, author of the acclaimed novel Accidents.

 

From the PEN Blogs

• Aaron Hamburger
At the panel, Writing Sex and Sexuality, four women writers from France, Greece, Holland, and Israel spoke somewhat unwillingly with one gay man from America about the role of sex in their work. [More]

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