Wrapped in Red

Wrapped in Red

by Alana I. Capria


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A young woman's organs plot a slow and torturous cannibalization of her body. Sleeping Beauty and Rapunzel poison their bodies with gardens worth of parsley while devouring their many princely suitors. Lilith and Eve usurp Adam's throne in Eden. An anthropomorphic uterus withers as it travels through a rotten landscape of spoiled deserts and collapsed streets. A woman makes a home in the confines of a small room while refusing to allow her spouse inside.

Throughout the stories in Wrapped in Red flesh starves and is consumed, reddens and collapses, all while clamoring through putrid forests and dilapidated factories. The bodies might be beautiful but that doesn't mean they aren't killers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781940233161
Publisher: Montag Press
Publication date: 10/31/2014
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.62(d)

About the Author

Alana I. Capria is the author of the novel Hooks and Slaughterhouse (Montag Press, 2013) and the chapbook Organ Meat, Killing Me (Turtleneck Press, 2012). She has an MFA in Creative Writing from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Capria resides in Northern New Jersey with her husband.

Her website is http://alanaicapria.com.

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