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This creative piece about book promotion describes how Grace Paley, Octavia E. Butler, Wendy Wasserstein, and the CUNY Graduate Center bathroom figure in Marleen S. Barr's efforts to draw attention to her novels OY PIONEER! and OY FEMINIST PLANETS: A FAKE MEMOIR.


Original publication: Barr, Marleen S. "Grace Paley, Octavia E. Butler, and Wendy Wasserstein in the CUNY Graduate Center Bathroom." Self Promo Stories: Authors' Boldest, Cleverest & Wackiest Strategies to Sell Their Books, Ed. Valerie Estelle Frankel, Smashwords, 2016.

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