Wayne Koestenbaum

Wayne Koestenbaum has published several books of poetry and nonfiction and a novel. A graduate of Harvard and Princeton, he is a distinguished professor of English at the CUNY Graduate Center and also a visiting professor in the painting department of the Yale School of Art.


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Fat or Pregnant?

From the Dear Wayne, I've Been Humiliated: Web Series, by Wayne Koestenbaum.

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Farted in Yoga

From the Dear Wayne, I've Been Humiliated: Web Series, by Wayne Koestenbaum.

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Book Party Faux Pas

From the Dear Wayne, I've Been Humiliated: Web Series, by Wayne Koestenbaum.

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Private Moment, YouTube Star

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Embarrassing Email Mistakenly Sent

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Dear Wayne, I've Been Humiliated: Web Series

With an unusual, disarming blend of autobiography and cultural commentary, noted poet and critic Wayne Koestenbaum takes us through a spectrum of mortifying circumstances—in history, literature, art, current events, music, film, and his own life. His generous disclosures and brilliant observations go beyond prurience to create a poetics of abasement.

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Shy Coworker, Dirty Movies

From the Dear Wayne, I've Been Humiliated: Web Series, by Wayne Koestenbaum.

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Hot Date, Cold Sore

From the Dear Wayne, I've Been Humiliated: Web Series, by Wayne Koestenbaum.

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My 1980s and Other Essays

Wayne Koestenbaum
FSG Originals

Wayne Koestenbaum returns with a zesty and hyper-literate collection of personal and critical essays Wayne Koestenbaum has been described as “an impossible...


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Humiliation
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Wayne Koestenbaum
Picador

Wayne Koestenbaum considers the meaning of humiliation in this eloquent work of cultural critique and personal reflection. The lives of people both famous...


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Jackie Under My Skin

Wayne Koestenbaum
Picador

Jackie Under My Skin is a passionate investigation of the ways Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis transformed America's definition of celebrity, identity, and style....


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