The Willies

by Adam Falkner
The Willies
  • ISBN-13: 9781943735662
  • Author(s): Adam Falkner
  • Subject: Poetry
  • Publisher: Scb Wholesale
  • Imprint: Button Poetry
  • Publication Date: 27-02-2020
  • Format: p/b

Availability: In stock

£14.99
Adam Falkner's first full-length collection offers a sharp and In a voice that Dr. Cornel West heralds as 'prophetic in bleak times,' Falkner departs from a more familiar coming out narrative to centre the stories of several dueling selves. Masquerading white boy. Child of an addict. Closeted varsity athlete. Grief-struck friend. Through snapshots of 'Willies' both tragic and humorous, merciless and humane, Falkner offers powerful new ways of understanding the intersectional linkage that binds queer shame to cultural appropriation.
About the book

Adam Falkner's first full-length collection offers a sharp and In a voice that Dr. Cornel West heralds as 'prophetic in bleak times,' Falkner departs from a more familiar coming out narrative to centre the stories of several dueling selves. Masquerading white boy. Child of an addict. Closeted varsity athlete. Grief-struck friend. Through snapshots of 'Willies' both tragic and humorous, merciless and humane, Falkner offers powerful new ways of understanding the intersectional linkage that binds queer shame to cultural appropriation.