That was 2015, what about 2016?

That was 2015, what about 2016?

I’ve been a bit quiet lately because I’ve been recovering from surgery and then working on the first draft of a new book on The Psychology of Sex which will include lots of the topics that I’ve been blogging about here.

Next year is going to be hugely exciting because I’ll have four books coming out which take the work I started with Rewriting the Rules in exciting new directions.

  • In February The Secrets of Enduring Love comes out: the book I was working on earlier this year based on Jacqui Gabb‘s study of people in long term relationships. It weaves together the experiences of the people Jacqui and her team spoke to with various useful ideas and research about what makes relationships work.
  • In Autumn/Winter there’ll be two books from Icon. First the comic introduction to queer theory and activism which I’ve been working on with Julia Scheele, and then the sex advice book that I’ve been writing with Justin Hancock. These have been such exciting projects to be involved with – delving into the theory and history of sex and gender on the one hand, and then thinking deeply about how it applies to our everyday lives on the other.
  • Finally, towards the end of the year the Psychology of Sex book should come out as part of Routledge’s new Psychology of Everything series. Speaking of which I really should get on with writing that now… [Later me note: actually I wrote it in 2016 but it didn’t come out till 2018!]

In the meantime here’s the review of 2015 on this blog that wordpress produced for me.

Here’s an excerpt:

The Louvre Museum has 8.5 million visitors per year. This blog was viewed about 120,000 times in 2015. If it were an exhibit at the Louvre Museum, it would take about 5 days for that many people to see it.

Click here to see the complete report.

Meg-John (MJ) Barker (they/them) is a writer, zine-maker, collaborator, contemplative practitioner, and friend. They are the author of a number of zines and popular books on sex, gender, and relationships, including graphic guides to Queer, Gender, and Sexuality (with Jules Scheele), and How To Understand Your Gender, Sexuality and Relationships (with Alex Iantaffi).