The Eleventh Hour
Mon, 07/10/2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm

If sex scenes are so hard to write, as everyone seems to agree they are, why do writers keep bothering with them? In this session, Garth Greenwell will consider some of the things sex scenes can do in fiction, the uniquely powerful tools they offer for exploring the inner and exterior lives of characters. We’ll discuss passages from Flaubert, Lawrence, Acker, and Mary McCarthy.

Phillips Hall



16 North Clinton Street
Iowa City, IA, IA 52245