These stories slip and slide between genres—from video games to fan fiction, body horror to choose-your-own-adventure—as characters cycle through giddying changes in gender, physiology, species, and identity.
In these unforgettable stories, Milks’ gift for specificity and poignant body horror are on full display. The tales highlight the weird and wonderful dysphoria and dysmorphia that can accompany youth ... Milks bends genre and gender, weaves woes of sexuality and identity into stories about the mundane, and delivers a satisfying arc every time ... Milks is a powerhouse, churning out multiple titles in 2021 ... The gore and guts and unbelievable antics are perfect reading for this dystopian era, and Milks is an exquisite writer for this time.
The author pushes every boundary and taboo, exploring how a pairing can result in one person’s dominating another or changing for another ... Human-tech connections and imaginative pairings of body parts abound in daring tales that challenge certainties about gender, fantasy, and identity. Trans characters and transitions of all kinds are frequent subjects; characters’ genders and identities are malleable ... Milks uses the framework or style of the source as a scaffold, but their insights about relationships are fresh and original; these are stories about deep pain, shame, lust, and love ... Tender little stories that will make you gasp and squirm.
Milks delivers a thought-provoking and sometimes fantastical collection about identity and desire ... The best stories, however, are those that explore the notion of the body as a site of both connection and confinement ... Unapologetically bold and insightful, this will delight Milks’s fans.