Wendy Stokes has written an insightful article about Luanne’s work for The Frisky, a sex-positive and feminist publication: How Luanne Smith Is Encouraging People to Talk about Their “Unmentionables.”
The essay explores what drives Luanne’s thinking as she chooses themes for her anthologies. As Luanne curates works by both well-known and emerging writers, she invites them to explore indecorous or forbidden topics.
Stokes says that Luanne “gives the power back to those finding themselves trapped in experiences without knowing how to talk about what happened, expanding readers’ self-awareness and encouraging healing.”
The article mentions:
- Taboos & Transgressions: Tales of Wrongdoings
- Runaway: An Anthology
- Muddy Backroads: Stories From Off the Beaten Path (This last one is not yet a book, but is currently accepting submissions.)