"Bracingly good—wild and chiseled, both. Hodson’s bold experiments and assertions feel refreshing and welcome."
—Maggie Nelson, author of The Argonauts
"A cult classic."
Pity the Animal, a chapbook-length essay by Chelsea Hodson, explores the concept of human submission and commodification by way of window displays, wild animals, performance art, and sugar daddy dating websites. How much can a body endure? Almost everything.