A fragmented memory of friendship – navigating fluid genders, relationships, and bodies that resist order, category, or completion. Inspired by Margaret Clap, and the many myths of Hermaphroditus.
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This feels more realistic than any other novel could hope to be: every moment is just one in a sea of other moments, no more or less important, although no less interesting for that. The result is an impressionist array of feelings and emotions and understandings of oneself and others.
It’s a new and wonderful adventure each time, a story of outcasts, their caretaker, and the friendship and love they find with each other.
—Ryo Yamaguchi, Michigan Quarterly Review
The characters, ideas, story are exposed, raw, alive – merging masculine and feminine into some kind of mystical marriage.
—Erin Rollman & Brian Colonna, Buntport Theater
Rarely do you get to experience such intimate thoughts. It’s like being dropped into someone’s head, Quantum Leap style, for a transformative time in their life.
I was just digging everything, and didnt want the night to be over.
—Sam O’Daniel, Your Older Brother
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Riding SideSaddle was adapted for the stage by Buntport Theater, with original music by Teacup Gorilla.
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The Holes They Leave
The Teacup Gorilla EP includes several songs based on the novel:
The novel has gone vertical with art prints, and several gallery shows…
Riding SideSaddle* is an open source text published by SpringGun Press, released online by OddBird, and adapted for the stage by Buntport Theater and Teacup Gorilla.