Pills Thrills Chills and Heartache Adventures in the First

Thirty seven writers One rule Each story must be told in the first person In this nice fat collection of original stories some of the most daring writers on the American literary scene take up that slim little word 'I' and use it to poke around the darkest funkiest corners of their very own minds Here you'll find JT LeRoy Alvin Orloff Kevin Killian Dennis Cooper Inga Muscio Eileen Myles Jayson Elliott Thea Hillman and a couple of dozen of their fellow travelers sending dispatches from the fringeAnd oh the people they'll bring into your personal space speed freaks scat freaks cybersexualists sober virgins beatnik groupies punk rock shoplifters gender benders Tourette's syndrome fetishists gloomophiles gls and even a naked butoh dancer You'll laugh you'll cry you'll feel soiled and disturbed You may even be inspired to have a few perverted adventures of your own Please doClint Catalyst is the Southern fried sissified Goth damaged punk spirited hyper hyphenated degenerate author of Cottonmouth KissesMichelle Tea is the author of the memoir Chelsea Whistle the Lambda Award Winning dyke drama Valencia and The Passionate Mistakes of One Girl in America