A Tough Elevator Pitch

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HELLO. I was hoping I would run into you on the elevator today. Here, this scene would be perfect for you: A young man takes an orange from the bowl in the kitchen. He sits on the couch in the living room and peels it. He eats the orange. He gets up and puts the peel in the wastebasket in the kitchen. His mom—AHHHHHH!

At n+1, Cora Frazier imagines what it would be like to make an elevator pitch for Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle.


Guia Cortassa was born, lives, and works in Milan, Italy. After working as a Contemporary Art curator, she went back to writing. She is a contributing editor for Ondarock and her writing has appeared on Rivista Studio, Flair and the Quietus. She compulsively tweets @gcmorvern. More from this author →