Electric Literature: R.O. Kwon on Writing About the Desire for Queer, Kinky Sex and the Cost of Being an Artist

Electric Literature: R.O. Kwon on Writing About the Desire for Queer, Kinky Sex and the Cost of Being an Artist

How much are you willing to sacrifice for your desire? This is a central question of R.O. Kwon’s recent novel, Exhibit. Written in urgent and lyrical prose, Exhibit follows two Korean American women—Jin, a photographer, and Lidija, a ballerina—as they push towards artistic ambition. When they are introduced, Jin has been in a long-term relationship […]

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