Prose and Lore: Issue 1: Memoir Stories About Sex Work

There are as many truths about the sex trade as there are people who participate in it In this new collection of creative nonfiction, people who ve tangled with the sex industry write about the complications that arise in the mix of sex and money From the accounts of love and loss, occupational hazards and tricks of the trade to personal stories of hope, resistance and sThere are as many truths about the sex trade as there are people who participate in it In this new collection of creative nonfiction, people who ve tangled with the sex industry write about the complications that arise in the mix of sex and money From the accounts of love and loss, occupational hazards and tricks of the trade to personal stories of hope, resistance and survival, Prose Lore is a fiery collection of narratives by people who have walked the walk, and are now telling their tales.
Prose and Lore Issue Memoir Stories About Sex Work There are as many truths about the sex trade as there are people who participate in it In this new collection of creative nonfiction people who ve tangled with the sex industry write about the compli

  • Title: Prose and Lore: Issue 1: Memoir Stories About Sex Work
  • Author: Melissa Petro Aimee Herman Anna Saini Marcia Chase Veronica Vera Dana Wright Essence Revealed Josh Ryley
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 262
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • 1 thought on “Prose and Lore: Issue 1: Memoir Stories About Sex Work”

    1. Pros(e) Issue 1 is an ambitious and fulfilling project. "A collection of writings by individuals with experiences in the sex trade," as it's subheader proclaims, it is a tight, well-edited compilation of lyrical short nonfictional stories and prose poetry. Contributors range from those with decades-long experience as sex workers, to those who stripped for a few months in school, with the underlying and provocatively political subtext: everyone is welcome, nothing is forbidden.Melissa Petro's int [...]

    2. First off, this is available as an ebook from: redumbrellaproject/buyI bought the book to gain a better understanding of the sex trade industry as preparation for writing "Prejudices" the sequel to "Mardi Gras." When it eventually comes out of contract, I hope to expand it with another novella of roughly the same length to create a full length book "Pride+Prejudices." Because prejudices are exactly what sex trade workers come up against every moment of their lives.These stories by people within [...]

    3. I am left with the impression that I have just read incredibly honest writing, starkly so in some cases. It is not often after reading a book that I am left vacillating between rating it as liking, but still unsure how I feel. Honest and raw reflections of working in the worlds oldest profession.

    4. An excellent collection of writing from workers who are (or were) in the sex trade. A wide gamut of experiences and perceptions, but they are united in their honesty and good writing.

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