"These latest poems reach swoony, unforeseen heights of mental raucousness and worshipful style."?Dennis Cooper
"With a nod to Woody Allen's story 'The Wh*re of Mensa' Koestenbaum proffers that largest of sex organs?the mind?and entices with erudite and smuttily trenchant wit. Charming, teasing, brainy and slightly Seder-Masochistic, this collection asks that age old question, 'is Crisco Kosher?' The answer might surprise you."?D.A. Powell
Wayne Koestenbaum has published five books of nonfiction, two books of poetry, a novel, and the libretto for an opera, JACKIE O.