On "Meat Sweats" by Steven Carey-Walton
by Laura Maylene Walter
Full disclosure #1: I’m a longtime vegetarian. Full disclosure #2: My literary aesthetic is much more likely to align with a feminist voice than of a hyper-masculine one. Full disclosure #3: If you’d told me a few months ago that I’d want to accept a story called “Meat Sweats” about two men who gorge themselves on beef, take bumps of cocaine in a bar bathroom, and lift weights at a place called “The Cage,” I probably wouldn’t have believed you. And yet here we are!