“Loves and Lunacies: a surreal memoir is a fascinating, charismatic cross between Erica Jong and Kafka. Doris Vallejo not only provides joy and wisdom, she’s invented her own sexy genre.”
—Susan Shapiro, author of the memoir,
Five Men Who Broke My Heart.
“Outstanding! Maya Vallejo’s fanciful. humorous imagery exhibits a mature sophistication that transcends the usual visions most young photographers have when approaching a parent. I’m not sure where Maya’s work is headed in the future, but there will be a future for it. Of that I am sure.”
—Ken Marcus, photographer for Playboy and Muscle & Fitness, specializing in fine art and erotic photography.
“I like a writer who loses her head in the right way, giving voice to her darker, deeper impulses. Doris Vallejo not only does that, she writes (in one of her memorable tales) about literally losing her head, an event that... But why should I spoil your fun. Read the book.”
—Gerald Jonas, book reviewer for The New York Times.
Praise For Former Work
“I am overwhelmed by Doris Vallejo’s Windsound. There is a depth and a degree of tenderness in this remarkable novel, a depth and a degree of sensitivity that I, all my life an ardent feminist, find most mysterious and most wonderful about women.