‘”Anatomy Lesson”‘ By Vanessa Mayfield

After a dreamy, short-lived romp with a younger lover, a middle-aged woman visits her female gynecologist for a routine check-up. What ensues on the exam table is a subtle battle of wills between two accomplished, though very different, women. A short work of fiction that examines worn out ideas about sex, agency and female power– those who have it and those who don’t.

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