Switchback Books is pleased to announce that the feminist poetry press will publish actor/director/musician/handyman/model/writer James Franco’s second full-length poetry book, CUNTSTUFF: A Feminist Lexicon, in September of 2014.
Switchback Books believes that publishing exclusively women constitutes a feminist act, but the press has now decided that publishing James Franco is also a feminist act.
Franco is the first cisgender man the press has ever endeavored to publish.
“It’s a bold move for us, and one we think will pay off,” says Switchback Books Co-Founder and Editor Hanna Andrews. “While those who have long supported our mission to challenge gender inequity in literary publishing may have difficulty understanding our decision, we think that sidestepping our own objectives in the interest of including this groundbreaking work will prove a monumental moment in our press’s history.”
Poems in CUNTSTUFF include surreal, prose entries for Franco’s useful lexicon for the sex-positive, 21st...