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My Confection
Author: Lisa Kotin

ISBN: 9780807069257
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 1 June 2016
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.5 x 14.1 x 1.8
Description:
My Confection is a darkly funny and candid memoir of where sugar took this teenage mime when she left home in pursuit of artistic greatness. From the fascistic macrobiotic house, to early days of Overeaters Anonymous meetings, to a stylish shrink who suggests she figure out how many minutes of tennis would equal the calories in one jelly donut, to men who she unwraps and consumes like cheap chocolate bars, Kotin careens from romantic disasters to caloric catastrophes.

Original and surprisingly affecting, this is about coming out of the (sugar) closet, finding allies who understand, and figuring out how to live healthfully, in spite of her compulsion.

About the Author

Lisa Kotin is a writer, director, actor, and performance artist based in Los Angeles. She graduated from New York University s Tisch School of the Arts and went on to perform original shows combining physical comedy, monologues, and short films in the United States and United Kingdom. Kotin s show "Temporary Girl," which drew upon her experiences at 100+ temp jobs, is about a dysfunctional family as seen through the eyes of an office tem...

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