Literary Review, Bad Sex Writing in Fiction Award

Interested in who won the BAD SEX WRITING AWARDS? “Eight purple passages are up for the prize every author dreads, the annual ‘Literary Review Bad Sex in Fiction Award.’ Can Erica Jong beat Morrissey to the sweetspot?”

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Read it here from The Guardian:

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/nov/18/bad-sex-award-2015-the-contenders-in-quotes?utm_source=esp&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Bookmarks+base&utm_term=138356&subid=11490966&CMP=EMCBKSEML3964

“The Bad Sex In Fiction Award was launched in 1993 to “draw attention to the crude, tasteless, often perfunctory use of redundant passages of sexual description in the modern novel, and to discourage it”.
http://www.nme.com/news/morrissey/88566

 

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One response to “Literary Review, Bad Sex Writing in Fiction Award

  1. I think I could have stopped at “her breasts were like young fawns, sheep frolicking in hyssop.” My dear, the only thing you should ever imagine as sheep during sex are actual sheep.

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