Sex Machines: The Disciplining Apparatuses of Lucy Kirkwood's Adult Material (2020)

I've been taking a break from writing since finishing my latest piece (a contribution to The Cambridge Companion to Literature and Politics, on the legacy of second-wave feminism on late 1990s feminist fiction). My new book's out on the 4th of November, so technically I'm "done" with appliances, but my eBay purchase history and the mounting piles of vintage appliances, appliance ads, and appliance pamphlets in my living room and campus office and the myriad Twitter threads I'