Zipper Mouth (Paperback)
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WINNER OF A 2012 LAMBDA LITERARY AWARD
Selected by Dave Eggers for "Best American Nonrequired Reading"
In this extraordinary debut novel, Laurie Weeks captures the freedom and longing of life on the edge in New York City. Ranting letters to Judy Davis and Sylvia Plath, an unrequited fixation on a straight best friend, exalted nightclub epiphanies, devastating morning-after hangovers"Zipper Mouth" chronicles the exuberance and mortification of a junkie, and transcends the chaos of everyday life.
About the Author
Weeks has been published in Vice, The Baffler, Index, Art on Paper, Out, The LA Weekly, among others. Her stories have been anthologized in Semiotext(e)'s bestselling The New Fuck You: Adventures in Lesbian Reading and most recently, The Best American Nonrequired Reading, 2008, edited by Dave Eggars and was a contributor to the screenplay for the movie Boys Don't Cry.
A selection by Dave Eggers for Best American Nonrequired Reading.