Books by Jessica Holter and The Punany Poets
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Verbal Penetration is now available in a soft cover edition.
Powerful, provocative, and raw, self-described punany poets take readers on an extraordinary erotic journey, melding poetry, short stories, and prose to explore the essence of black male and female sexuality.
The Punany Poets are pioneers of erotic entertainment, creating lush literary works that also encourage self-empowerment and safer sex. Punany Poets' founder Jessica Holter, whose urban classic Punany: The Hip Hop Psalms was featured on HBO's Real Sex, has adapted the Poets' compositions into a groundbreaking anthology created to rouse the senses and inspire the imagination. Vivid, compelling poems and prose pieces deal with every facet of modern love and lust, and blend tantalizing sensual imagery with an underlying message of urban-rooted AIDS awareness. Never preachy, always original, and guaranteed to stimulate the individual and the couple, Verbal Penetration is unique among poetry anthologies -- a riveting, multi-dimensional erotic experience with heart, soul, and message.
The War Between Tops and Bottoms, Not Your Average Down Low Story Take an unhappy husband with a spoiled and suspicious wife, an androgynous businesswoman with a knack for inflicting pain, an executive assistant with no shame, then add a passive-aggressive lesbian pillow princess to the scene and you have just started The War Between Tops and Bottoms. The Punany Experience: The War Between Tops and Bottoms is not the average down low story. Jessica Holterís first erotic novel eloquently blurs the lines of sexual identity, leaving readers boundless as they slide down this slippery tale of fluid sexuality that does not fit into a closet. Stormy Talbert, a sexy housewife with a culinary gift, and Korea Smith, are satisfied to live the American Dream as woman and wife until they decide to seduce Hartford Crow, a successful, married music executive who has everything he wants, until he gets it. And these ladies know just what to give to the man who has it all.
Speak the unspeakable is by far the most deeply reaching book written by Jessica Holter, Founder of The Punany Poets. In this 164 Page Poetry collection, Holter uses her gift of writing invoke self pride in victims of sexual abuse and uses her Oakland California based Black heroism to promote Black Love. A must read, and the perfect gift even for young women, who are seeking friendship in times of sexual confusion and emotional turmoil.
HOT! Often imitated, never duplicated, Jessica Holter s The Punany Poets reach back into their archives of erotic treasures for the classic that started it all. Punany: The Hip-Hop Psalms was first released in 1995 and caught the attention of HBO producer Patti Kaplan in 1998 - the rest is Real Sex history. The little 104-page novelty item replete with erotic poetry, sensual photographs and sexual health commentary sparked a sexual revolution for women of color that remains unmatched in poetry, theater and television today.
The Punany Poets cordially invite you to an erotic & educational literary art party held in a dirty little love shack where a jack-legged preacher spins records for shots of Boones Farm and the women will do most anything for a dub of Love. Come on in, it is just a few doors down, at the corner of Flesh & Consequence Streets. Bring some heart and a glove, there is no telling who you might meet...
Punany The Hip Hop Psalms III The Onliners. Feel the Punany Poets Love Inspiration in this 128 page collection of erotic poetry and short stories by people just like you! Like her sisters, Punany: The Hip Hop Psalms and Punany the Hip Hop Psalms II, this book is a page turning look into the erotic minds of many writers Only this time. The writers are fans, who drew inspiration for The Punany Poets HBO Real Sex feature! And oh my - is it hot!!! The Onliner s is a raw, unforgettable and vividly detailed excursion into Black LOVE with an erotic twist. Staying true to the promotion of safer sex, the writers give up bedroom secrets, sexual taboos, and intoxicating fantasies in an erotic style so gripping, it can only be called PUNANY!
As seen on HBO - Jessica Holter, author of The Punany Experience: The War Between Tops and Bottoms and Verbal Penetration delivers a delightfully sensual poetry book about love and the politics of it in her new book Cancer of Love: Poetry for Lovers and Cynics. A witty quick read with great lines that will easily find their way into your most intimate conversations.
Ghetto Girl Blue's Art Book: Decorate your coffee table with this dazzling full-color collection of Jessica Holter's visual art. This compilation is a must have for fans of the illustrious author/poet/activist who created The Punany Poets. Holterís visual art is as bold and as audacious as her controversial poetry. The intricate texture of her graphic art will draw you from the very first page, as the poet translates words into an alluring composition of beauty, race, sexuality, identity and gender politics.