Autograph Penis: An Adventure Through Competitive Performance Art
Autograph Penis: Awful title, great book.
Named to Kirkus Reviews’ Best Books of 2015!
“A hilarious account of the 2011 National Poetry Slam competition that illuminates a raucous subculture of competitive versifying from the inside.” — Kirkus Reviews
Hailed by readers who enjoyed the “intimate moments,” as well as “the magnificent thrill” of competing in heated poetry battles and the “exceptional use of footnotes,” this little book of real events lets you step into another world.
“Alas,” says Kirkus Reviews, “the book’s awful title will put off some readers, but those who persevere will find a whip-smart, wise and entertaining read.”
Indeed, the title has confused some readers. Sorry about that.