Fiction. LGBT Studies. Hybrid twins: one human, one horse. A man pregnant with a kangaroo, a woman raising a baby dragon. A twenty-first century Virgin Mary reimagined as a queer single mother giving birth in a petting zoo. In this collaborative short story collection, Carol Guess and Kelly Magee magically and playfully subvert assumptions about gender, sexuality, parenting, and family. These lyrical fictions bare teeth and spare no claw. They'll leave you questioning the lines between human and animal, parent and child, love and dominion.
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Carol Guess is the author of several books of poetry and prose, including TINDERBOX LAWN (Rose Metal Press, 2008), DARLING ENDANGERED (Brooklyn Arts Press, 2011), and DOLL STUDIES: FORENSICS (Black Lawrence Press, 2012). In 2014 she was awarded the Philolexian Award for Distinguished Literary Achievement. A frequent collaborator, her co-authored collections include THE RECKLESS REMAINDER (with Kelly Magee) (Noctuary Press, 2017), HOW TO FEEL CONFIDENT WITH YOUR SPECIAL TALENTS (with Daniela Olszewska) (Black Lawrence Press, 2014), and X MARKS THE DRESS (with Kristina Marie Darling) (Gold Wake Press, 2013). She teaches in the MFA program at Western Washington University.Kelly Magee is the author of Body Language, winner of the Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Short Fiction, as well as the collaborative poetry collections THE RECKLESS REMAINDER (Noctuary Press, 2017) and History of My Locked Wrist. She teaches in the undergraduate and MFA programs at Western Washington University.Author City: USA