The Devil in Mr Pussy (Or How I Found God Inside My Wife) single work   short story   horror  
Issue Details: First known date: 2006 2006
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  • Appears in:
    y Cock : Adventures in Masculinity Andrew Macrae (editor), Keith Stevenson (editor), Melbourne : Coeur de Lion , 2006 Z1323776 2006 anthology short story

    'Cock is an anthology of stories that question and problematise the male perspective from within.

    'There's a heavy dose of irony in our use of the word Cock in the title. The male viewpoint is the dominant one in Western culture, and to speak as white and male is to occupy a position of power.

    'This is not a 'men's movement' project, nor is it a backlash against feminism. It doesn't aim to redress some kind of perceived imbalance in representations of men. That's why we felt it was important it should also be open to women writers.

    'Cock is an attempt to look at a theme that doesn't really get much attention in the mainstream, despite the fact that the male perspective, the male gaze, is the dominant, defining and default position in our cultural products.

    'And in fact, one of the effects of this dominance is that maleness gets reduced, and simplified, and over-determined. We start to take for granted that we know what it means. We start to lose sight of other possibilities for masculinity.

    'So we wanted to do a project that would mess with that, and hopefully shift around and overlay some different meanings about what it is to be male.Cock is a genuine attempt to interrogate masculinity. And hopefully you'll enjoy the fruits of our labour.'

    Source: Anthology website: http://www.cock-anthology.com/about.html
    Sighted: 10/40/2007

    Melbourne : Coeur de Lion , 2006
  • Appears in:
    y Slice of Life Paul Haines , Geoffrey Maloney (editor), Australia : The Mayne Press , 2009 Z1661042 2009 selected work short story horror Australia : The Mayne Press , 2009 pg. 12-33
  • Appears in:
    y The Last Days of Kali Yuga Paul Haines , Woodvale : Brimstone Press , 2010 Z1754823 2010 selected work short story horror

    'These are the last days ...

    'Travel the blood-stained trails of Kathmandu.

    'Explore doorways to other worlds.

    'Fight for humanity’s darkening soul.

    '... when the powers of the Gods wane and evil walks the Earth.

    'The Last Days of Kali Yuga is urban fantasy at its darkest. You won’t find traditional vampires or werewolves in Paul Haines’s stories. Instead, you will stare deep into the heart of the cruelest monster of all: man.'

    Source: Publisher's blurb.

    Woodvale : Brimstone Press , 2010
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