Artist: Curtis Sittenfeld
Date of Action: August 2021
Region: North America
Location: Emmaus, PA
Subject: Explicit Sexuality
Confronting Bodies: School parents
Description of Artwork: "Prep" is a saucy novel telling the tale of Lee Fiora: middle-class student at a rich prep school. As Lee goes through high school she has many steamy encounters with her schoolmates.
The Incident: Parents asked for the removal of "Prep" from the school's 9th grade summer reading list due to its sexual content.
Results of Incident: A letter from NCAC was sent to the Emmaus board of education urging them to keep the novel. "Prep" was not removed from the reading list.