Ripe: Letters | Alan Semrow
October 2018 release
Paperback and e-book
Funny, sexy, evocative, and brutally honest, Ripe is Alan Semrow’s ode to relationships with men.
In this epistolary book, Semrow writes to the men who have impacted his outlook, reminded him of basic life lessons, surprised him in more ways than one, and left him reeling for days.
Writing to one-night-flings, men he has never met, and men he’ll never stop running into, Semrow touches on some of the most constant human themes—love, lust, desire, and the yearning for connection.
All the while, the book details a man’s journey navigating and blooming by way of the modern gay scene.
Readers will find familiarity and hard truths in Semrow’s statements about the intricacy and explosiveness of the intimate moments we share.