This subject is embarrassing but that’s why I step forward, with my personal account, so that any guy out there with a similar problem will know: you are not alone. I’ll be blunt: I used to stand for the national anthem with my hand over my heart and a bulging erection in my pants. Yes, […]
Author of Dick Cheney in Shorts and George Saunders' Pastoralia, Charles Holdefer has also published four novels, including The Contractor and Back in the Game. He grew up in Iowa and is a graduate of the Iowa Writers' Workshop and the Sorbonne. He currently teaches at the University of Poitiers, France. His short fiction has appeared in many magazines, including the New England Review, Chicago Quarterly Review, North American Review, Los Angeles Review, Slice and Yellow Silk. His story "The Raptor" won a Pushcart Prize. He also writes essays and reviews which have appeared in The Antioch Review, World Literature Today, New England Review, The Dactyl Review, The Collagist, l'Oeil du Spectateur, New York Journal of Books, Journal of the Short Story in English and elsewhere.