Support your local bookshop! Disturbing the Body is our latest launch, a subversive new anthology of speculative memoir about misbehaving bodies by women writers.
We've got an exciting three-night extravaganza planned for you! We've joined forces with feminist bookshops to celebrate Disturbing The Body, a subversive collection of speculative memoir about misbehaving bodies.
We're currently running a Kickstarter campaign to fund Disturbing the Body: an anthology of speculative autobiography about misbehaving bodies from women in the UK.
As a fan of the spooky, surreal and strange, I love the ways in which reality can be explored through the lens of the unfamiliar.
After devouring Things We Say in the Dark by Kirsty Logan, I was on the hunt for a new book to satisfy my desire for the bizarre. As soon as I stumbled upon Disturbing the Body, I was immediately hooked. Misbehaving bodies? Speculative nonfiction? Women writers? Sign me up!
Due to be published by Boudicca Press in October 2020 (COVID-19 dependent!), Disturbing the Bodyis a collection of speculative autobiography centred around experiences of misbehaving bodies from women writers in the UK. It explores themes ranging from chronic illnesses and disability to major life changing operations, and puts before the reader moments where women can feel powerless and out of the ordinary from their own bodies.
To support the creation of the anthology, Boudicca Press…
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Louise tells us about her motivation for getting involved with Disturbing the Body (submit your speculative autobiography about bodies going wrong by 7th May 2020.) In 2011 I got sick. It was the kind of sick you don’t recover from. The kind of sick no one really understands. It was the kind of sick that, … Continue reading Why Disturb the Body? From Louise Kenward