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Whores of Mensa was an anthology, founded by Jeremy Dennis, (Sacha) Mardou, and Lucy Sweet, edited by Mardou, built on her desire to have an underground anthology which allowed creators room to stretch instead of trying to cram as many creators into an issue as possible.[1] Lucy Sweet left after issue 1 after having a baby.

Issue 5 abandoned the original "few creators" ethos for a "Grand Party" issue. After issue 5, the title evolved into The Strumpet.

IssuesEdit

Issue 1Edit

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Published August 2004

Contents:

  • The Society of Dead Poets by Jeremy Dennis
  • Justin Timberlake Laid My Laminate by Lucy Sweet
  • Unpopular Ringtones/How Arguments Start/Short-Lived Restaurants/Proposed new National Beverages by Lucy Sweet
  • Writers' and Artists' Guide by Lucy Sweet
  • The Nigella Complex/The Beauty Myth by Lucy Sweet
  • What Would Martha Do by Lucy Sweet
  • Hipster Preoccupations by Mardou
  • Dojo of Love by Mardou
  • Stilettos Baby by Mardou
  • Fahrenheit 50/50 by Mardou


The SeaEdit

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Contributors:

  • The Little Mermaid by Jeremy Dennis
  • The Love Aquatic by Mardou
  • Mermaid Matinée Presents: Somewhere by Ellen Lindner


The HaremEdit

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Contributors:

  • Jeremy Dennis
  • Mardou
  • Ellen Lindner


Les Dames de ParisEdit

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Published Winter/Spring 2009

Contents:

  • Les Chthulettes by Jeremy Dennis
  • Lee Miller: Voyage d'une Vie by Ellen Lindner
  • Anaïs in Paris by Mardou
  • An Interview with Vanessa Davis
  • Today by Jeremy Dennis
  • Paris was... by Ellen Lindner


Grand Party EditionEdit

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Published September 2010.

Contributors:

External LinksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. A Short History of Whores of Mensa and The Strumpet

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