WRITING SEX is a series of short interviews with contemporary writers who are breaking new ground in writing about sex and sexuality. Sometimes ribald but always smart, these writers push the limits of our ability to imagine what sex is, what it means, and what it could be.
JENN SHAPLAND is the author of My Autobiography of Carson McCullers.
Medicine such as sildenafil (sold as Viagra) is also often used by doctors to treat erectile dysfunction. It's also available from pharmacies.
Because of changes in regulations, you no longer need a prescription to get sildenafil.
But you'll have to have a consultation with the pharmacist to make sure it's safe for you to take it.
HOST: Jonathan Alexander, Special Projects Editor at LARB and Chancellor’s Professor of English at the University of California, Irvine http://www.the-blank-page.com