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Winner of the Bad Sex in Fiction Award

L. McMaken
12-18-11
Cincinnati, OH

 

Even literary authors who have won such prestigious awards as the PEN/Faulkner Award can write a bad scene, especially when it comes to sex. A good example is this year’s recipient of the Literary Review’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award, David Guterson. Mr. Guterson author of Snow Falling on Cedars was the 1995 winner of the the PEN/Faulkner Award.

His Bad Sex in Fiction award was based on his prose in less than stellar sex scenes like; “front parlor“, and the anti-climatic ending of “then they rinsed, dried, dressed and went to an expensive restaurant for lunch.”

Other illustrious authors who have received this award in the past include, Norman Mailer, Tom Wolfe and John Updike.

The Literary Review is the magazine of literary news in the U.K.

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