who have graciously submitted stories,
novel excerpts, poetry, or illustrations.
Mojos and The Pinus Arista
formerly a Miami surfer girl, photographic model, Oui
centerfold, and editor at Harper’s Bazaar magazine, is currently
an antiquarian book dealer with Historicana.com. She earned her
MFA in Writing from the University of San Francisco where she
still lives on Potrero Hill. Her historical novel A Skeleton
at the Feast, being a Fanciful Account of the Early Years of Edgar
Allan Poe has just been completed. A second novel, The
Wave Organ, written with four friends, is in the final editing
process. She is a resident of Black Rock City, Nevada for one
week out of each year where she contributes to the alternative
newspaper Piss Clear under the nom de playa, MoonTrout.
Stories: 1) Holo Girl;
and the Big Bad Department Store; 3)
Bethany Barefoot; 4)
Dire Consequences of My Libido
erotica has appeared in The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica,
Best Women's Erotica, Guilty Pleasures, Clean Sheets and Scarlet
Letters. She lives in the Midwest, collects tattoos, worships
Bettie Page and writes erotica, because that is what is in her
head, and it needs to come out. Her website can be found at http://www.taraalton.com.
was the longtime gardener for the PBS television series, "The
Victory Garden." Scores of his poems have appeared in dozens
of of print and electronic journals over the past five years,
most recently Nassau Review, Blue Unicorn, Fourteen Magazine,
Innisfree, nthposition, and Soundzine. One of his poems, published
in The Raintown Review, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in
2007. His e-chapbook, A Walk in the Dark, is posted on the website
of The New Formalist Press.
2) Boys and Girls Come
Out to Play
After Henry: De-Demonising Miller
was born in 1937 and educated in England. He emigrated to Australia
in 1962, re-moving to Canada in 1965, where he is Emeritus Professor
of Classics, University of Calgary, and a Fellow of the Royal
Society of Canada. He has published around 30 short stories in
print (magazines and book anthologies), and has a novella, "Not
Cricket", imminent in Chapbook form (Rembrandt & Company
Press, USA), also in e-zines. He has been a Finalist in the Arthur
Ellis Awards (Canada 1999) and the Anthony Awards (Bouchercon,
2000, USA) in the mystery short story category.
Are Sexual Beings by Nature
Battram has published over 100 poems over the
years, in various small magazines and in many different forms
and styles, from academic to alternative to "ashcan."
Recent publications include Abbey, The Formalist, Free Lunch,
Wavelength, and others. He lives in Southern Indiana.
Dobie Bauer is
a writer and publicist. A Magna Cum Laude Creative Writing graduate
of Ohio University, she is currently working on a Creative Writing
Certificate at Glendale Community College, where she attends as
an English scholarship student. Her work has appeared in The Traveler,
The Gila River Review and Canyon Voices. She lives in Phoenix,
Arizona. Read more at http://saradobie.wordpress.com.
lives in Oakland, California. Her fiction is published or forthcoming
in Red Cedar Review, Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, and Eyes
of Desire 2: A Deaf GLBT Reader.
recent fiction has appeared in Enigma, Dogwood Journal, EWG Presents,
Nuvein Magazine, Babel, Vincent Brothers Review, L'Intrigue Magazine,
The Journal, Short Stories Bimonthly, Bibliophilos and many others.
His poetry has appeared in dozens of literary magazines. His chapbook
'The Conquest of Somalia' will be published by Cervena Barva Press.
His plays and translations of Moliere, Aristophanes, and Sophocles
have been produced Off-Broadway. He is a writer/director of award-winning
social issue video documentaries.
Bittner lives and scribbles on a small island
off the East Coast of the United States. The island is called
‘Long’ and his borough is called ‘Brooklyn.’
Some of his work ends up on the ‘Net or on the printed page;
most of it ends up in the trash. “Collisions” stayed
for a long time in his head – but eventually came spilling
out in an effort to be rid of itself, if not of him.
combines her two passions in life and writes travel guides and
erotica. Her erotica has appeared in Cleansheets, Best Women's
Erotica, Mammoth Best New Erotica, Best Lesbian Erotica and Mind
Caviar. Her travel guides have been jammed into many glove boxes
underneath the chocolate wrappers. She usually lives in the southwestern
United States. You can see more of her work on her Web site, www.cheyenneblue.com.
is a native Swiss, but grew up in Los Angeles, California. He
has published poetry and won prizes in England. In recent years
his fiction and poems have also appeared in the USA in Cross Connect,
The Drunken Boat, Samsara, Thunder Sandwich. He writes satirical
stories about the Swiss for English publications in Basel, Switzerland,
the city where he has been living for more than thirty years.
An illustrated collection entitled “Swiss Me” was
published in 2005 by Bergli Books, and is now in its second printing.
He intends to write more humorous erotica. He can be reached at:
info [AT] roger-bonner.ch
or on the Web at: www.roger-bonner.ch
Story: Vice Grip
recently won the Permafrost Literary Journal's Midnight Sun Fiction
Contest, the Touchstone Fiction Competition, and placed third
in the Cadenza Fiction Contest. He was nominated for the 2007
Best American Short Stories and a Journey Award, and has published
in Alligator Juniper, sub-TERRAIN, Rosebud, New Delta Review,
Summerset Review, Underground Voices, Conclave, Crannog, Mississippi
Crow, Vulcan, and NANO Fiction. His website is: www.invisiblebodies.com
Story: Steel Trap Pussy
is a bodyworker, yoga instructor, spiritual counselor, and occasionally
an attorney. She lives in Berkeley, CA and spends most of her
time pondering bodies, spirits, and the link between. With all
that pondering she has way too much inner dialogue going on, and
thus she writes. She writes for catharsis, deriving comfort from
linear arrangements of words amidst multi-dimensional chaos, and
she writes as a means of self-expression, finding a fierce and
unholy glee in baring bits of soul she didn’t even know
After the Funeral
Curtis has been published in Earth Love, Decanto,
The Journal, Green Queen, Windhover, Pennine Ink, Jaam Tracks,
Splitzz, Dial 174, Select Six, Cafe Del Soul, The Farcehaven Tribune,
Funny Paper, Roundyhouse, Mina’s Poems, We Love Poems, Allpoems,
Romance Adventure, Autumn Leaves and The Mozzie. Email him at:
Short Story: Coyote
Novel Excerpt: 24/7
has two novels forthcoming. The first, 24/7, will be available
in January 2005, and the second will follow shortly after. She
can be found online at www.susandiplacido.com.
Short Story: Ascension
Drennan teaches media writing at San Francisco State
University, and is about to finish an M.A. in Creative Writing.
"Ascension" is her first foray into erotic fiction, and although
she doesn't know what possessed her to write a dirty story (for
a fiction workshop led by the chairperson of her department, no
less), she really liked doing it and plans to continue. Ms. Drennan's
boyfriend wishes to state that he in no way figures in any of
the author's work.
Funeral: A New York Cab Driver's Tale
Edward Duescher worked as a New
York cab driver at the Midland garage (now Midtown Operating Co.)
from 1986-1991, and says the experience reminded him of "All
the vandalism I did in junior high: a total free-for-all, with
no rules." He once used his cab to push an "enemy's"
parked car into the intersection of 1st Avenue and 7th Street
and leave it there. He also enjoyed pretending to be a lunatic
by loudly gibbering nonsense in a shrill voice: "Nothing
beats it for freaking out the tourists." He resides in Brooklyn.
Scrolling of the Letters in Your Name
is a Mensa member who currently lives in New Jersey. Her work
has appeared in numerous publications including Snow Monkey, Poetry
Depth Quarterly, The American Dissident, a pos’ tro-phe,
and ygdrasil. She can be e-mailed at moonglade88
Stories: 1) The
Colonoscoper and the Snake Charmeuse
erotic fiction appears in the short story anthologies "Best
Women's Erotica 2008," edited by Violet Blue (Cleis Press);
"The Mammoth Book of the Kama Sutra," edited by Maxim
Jakubowski (Constable & Robinson, UK; Running Press, USA);
"Frenzy: 60 Stories of Sudden Sex," edited by Alison
Tyler (Cleis Press); "The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica
8," edited by Maxim Jakubowski (Constable & Robinson,
UK; Running Press, USA); "Coming Together: Against the Odds,"
edited by Alessia Brio (Phaze Books); "Sexy Little Numbers,"
edited by Lindsay Gordon (Virgin Black Lace; Random House, UK);
and "The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica 9," edited
by Maxim Jakubowski (Constable & Robinson, UK; Running Press,
USA). Her work has also been featured online at Sliptongue, Cleansheets,
the Erotica Readers & Writers Association, and Literotica.
EllaRegina's story, "The Lonely Onanista," was shortlisted
for the 2007 Rauxa Prize for Erotic Writing. When not sniffing
naughty words in the dictionary, the author can be found in her
city or country online drawing rooms, making dirty pictures out
of virtual lint, using a pair of tweezers:
© 2009 by EllaRegina
Stories: 1) Workplace
is a saucy hag living in New York State with two teens and a plethora
of other beasties. She works a steady graveyard shift in corrections,
more intermittently in education, and has a solar powered hovel
and a truck that would run on E85 if any were to be found locally.
An excerpt from a novel in progress, Workplace Surprise
is her first publication.
Story: One In the Same
lives in a cheap apartment in Chicago with a lucky view overlooking
Lake Michigan. His writing is spotty and habitually wordy –
consistently, ridiculously over-wrought with every adverb &
adjective that catches his ear and impossibly convoluted sentences
that go on forever without sometimes getting anywhere –
and what can’t be found in a thesaurus he makes-up (fuck-bludgeon?);
but what the hell – it pleases him.
Your Match on Craigslist--by a Victorious Veteran
Foster is an Associate Professor and research
librarian at CUNY. She is co-author of three highly acclaimed
books, including the biographies Forbidden Journey (Harper/Collins)
and The Secret Lives of Alexandra David-Neel (third printing Overlook,
2007). The New York Times reviewed her biography of David-Neel
favorably on three occasions: the “Bear in Mind” column
called it “a wonderful biography,” and “New
and Noteworthy” stated: “Hers was a great human life
very well written up.” The New York Review of Books rated
the biography "one of the best books of all-time."
Barbara is joint author of Three in Love: Menages a Trois from
Ancient to Modern Times (HarperSF, 1997), which is presently an
Authors Guild Selection available on iUniverse and amazon. The
subject of favorable feature stories in the Philadelphia Inquirer
and NY's Daily News. Entertainment Weekly praised Three, calling
it “racy and engaging”; the Washington Post said:
“the first serious study of collective intimacy”;
The New Yorker called it “a people’s almanac of love
triangle lore.” Recently, Barbara has been interviewed by
the BBC (Channel Four), CBC, ARTE (EU TV—international distribution),
S. Korea's SBS-TV, and CBS' 20/20 for TV documentaries on Polyamory,
Eve Ensler’s latest documentary on love as well as for articles
in the New York Post and the Times Literary Supplement. She is
at work on a sequel to Three, which will be the definitive study
of the history and psychology of plural love. Barbara has completed
her intimate memoir of her experiences in New York and other exotic
more information about THREE IN LOVE, please
Stories: 1) Right Click;
2) A Dakoda Education
E. Fredd lives in Townsend, Massachusetts. He
has had or soon will have fiction appear in several literary journals
including in The Transatlantic Review, The Southern Humanities
Review, Rosebud, The Armchair Aesthete, Word Riot, Prose Toad,
Tribal Soul Kitchen, WriteThis, LitVisions, Grasslands Review,
Verb Sag, Bullfight, The Pedestal, 3711 Atlantic, Megaera, Double
Dare, Slow Trains, Pointed Circle, Raging Face, Cautionary Tales,
Poor Mojo and SNReview. Poetry has appeared in The Paris Review,
The Paumanok Review and the Café Review. He teaches Writing
and Literature courses part time at New Hampshire Community Technical
began his life in Buffalo, New York where he spent his first 18
years, after which time he moved to the Deep South. He is currently
living in Mobile, AL where he works as an adjunct instructor.
Before beginning a career as an academician, Chip held such jobs
as radio disc jockey, news writer, newspaper correspondent, high
school English teacher (or, crowd control), and purchasing agent.
Recently, Chip completed a PhD at the University of Southern Mississippi's
Center for Writers. Most importantly, Chip Friday eats prunes
every night before bed.
Friedland lives and writes in New York City. She
facilitates free writing workshops with New York Writer’s
Coalition, a not-for-profit community organization offering creative
writing opportunities to formerly voiceless members of society.
She is currently writing a collection of short erotic stories
about bondage, sensual suffering and extreme love. Beth can be
contacted at bethindeed
1) Tasting You
2) Two Sisters
Brent Futo: I
reside in Atlanta, Georgia and have been writing traditional and
lyrical forms of poetry for more than twenty years. In earlier
years, I was published in a number of small literary magazines.
Recently, I have focused on building one of the web's largest
sites devoted to the presentation of a single author's traditional
poetry. At Lyricpoet.Net
visitor's can explore a multitude of original poems on a myriad
of topics, from the erotic to the inspirational, all in traditional
and melodic forms.
Pussy On Pussy;
2) Catfight; 3) Cat
o' Nine Tails; 4) Cirque
de Pussy; 5) Queen's Ladies;
'N' Strumpets; 7) Dungeon
Harem; 8) A
Midsummer Night's Wet Dream
was born in the winebago of a traveling gypsy show in Spain. When
she was sixteen the act caught the attention of a visiting prince
who immediately offered to pay their passage to his country to
perform for royalty (We will not disclose the name
of the country; suffice it to say that the palace was the only
residence with indoor plumbing). Once the troupe realized that
they'd been hired to play the "royal instruments" instead
of their music, they escaped the palace. Gaia met up with a kindly
American missionary who took her picture for his "catalog."
Six months later she was in the U.S. as a mail order bride. She
endured her psoriasis ridden husband for two years before hitting
the streets of New York where you can see her art displayed for
sale outside of massage salons and dungeons across the city.
Short Stories: 1) Morgue; 2)
Scissors; 3) Projection;
4) Burn Mark; 5)
6) Symmetry; 7) Birthday
Serial: Diary of a Convent
If anyone ever wants to know, I never turn down strawberry ice
cream. Ever. I read the news every day. Sometimes I find articles
that make me sit up and think. I read history whenever I can.
I've kept a journal since I was ten, and I started writing about
other people about the same time. I never stopped.
has an MFA from The New School and is currently working towards
a PhD at the University of Hawaii. Some of his recent stories
have appeared in Square One, Lily Lit Review, and The Apple Valley
Review. He's within spitting distance of completing his first
is the author of several erotic stories published at Cleansheets,
Oysters & Chocolate, and Lucrezia magazines. He is also a
widely published poet. More info at thomgautier.blogspot.com
a member of a set of identical triplets. His two brothers, Allan
and Allen, are also aspiring writers. Allan reads and writes literary
fiction, and Allen does mainstream, sci-fi, and horror type fiction.
Neither one really approves of what Alan does, but most of that
disapproval stems from jealousy at how his work is put into print
much more often than their own. You can check out their website
has been writing for most of her life. Before leaving Radio 2GB
to run her own advertising business she wrote hundreds of pieces
of copy every day... no mean feat and wonderful training for a
writer. Her current project is a book of erotic short stories
based on 'affairs'. I have been in love with the horniest most
gorgeous woman I have ever met, for the past ten years... And
I envy her radio announcer husband, and the lifestyle this blonde,
happy,sexy mother of four children lives. Dora maintains a little
presence on the web at www.authorsden.com
where you will find a photograph in her 'den'. These days as a
'mature woman' she turns more heads than ever before... and enjoys
every moment being a sensual sexual being on a voyage of discovery
that, she tells me, never ceases to amaze her.
This is a genuine third person bio written by Graham Whittaker
(an envious would-be-if-he-could-be writer). 20th February 2003.
email for more information on D.G to firstname.lastname@example.org
(agent and manager).
Short Story: Derailed
has been dabbling in writing for twelve years, and finds it a
much less expensive, though more solitary avenue of creation than
his limited film-making attempts. He is currently working on a
novel that takes up the lives of the characters in "derailed"
(and those of four other major absentees), set in a post-apocalyptic
America. One-page website (under construction): www.idipfilms.com.
Excerpts: 1) Taboo:
A Memoir, Chapter One;
A Memoir, Chapter Two;
A Memoir, Chapter Three
Stories: 1) Bad
Tango in Manhattan
Hathaway is the author of TABOO:
A MEMOIR, which is published by Dandelion Books.
Story: A Cultivated
has been an author and musician his entire life. He has worked
as a technical writer, a freelance copywriter and taught guitar
lessons as well as published works of poetry and several CDs of
music with the band Abney Park. Currently, Robert has been hard
at work on several short stories and a novel due to be completed
by June. Website: http://www.darkrepast.com
has appeared in Plains Song Review, and Celebrate. She holds a
BFA in creative writing and a graduate certificate in Advanced
Writing from the University of Nebraska Omaha, and is finishing
her Master’s in English. Her thesis is a memoir. Fran is
also a singer, musician, and painter who believes everything one
does well is an art form, including sex.
Short Stories: 1) The Conductor
for inclusion in the Best American Erotica 2004 anthology]
2) The Grotto 3)
a posteriori: A Tail of Erotic
Talks to the Lonely
Excerpt: Enoch's Portal
lives in Los Angeles. His first novel, a supernatural thriller
entitled Enoch's Portal (ISBN 1-891400-59-2) was published in
June 2002 and acquired for motion picture development by Paramount.
A screenplay, Little Black Book, a comedy about a modern-day courtesan,
is currently being shopped to studios and actresses unafraid to
soil their reputations. More info about Hill and his alter-ego,
P.I. Stephan Raszer, can be found at www.raszer.com.
resides in the Metroplex area with her husband and pets. She writes
to retain sanity and to satisfy her vanity. She has been previously
published in several e-zines, including Mind Caviar, Ophelia’s
Muse, and Clean Sheets. Current projects include learning to knit
and a short story collection. Futher information may be found
at her Website: www.amberhipple.com
2) The Linguist
lived and worked in the United Arab Emirates for a number of years.
He has been most recently published in Counterpunch, The Recusant,
and Snakeskin magazines. He has work forthcoming in The Raintown
Review, The Flea, and Poetry Salzburg. He is the editor of The
Shit Creek Review.
Story: The Alphabet
Hoque was born in Nigeria to Bangladeshi parents
and moved to the States when she was in high school. She is the
recipient of the 2005 Tanenbaum Award in Nonfiction, and a 2006-7
Fulbright Scholarship. Her stories, poems, and photographs have
been published in ZYZZYVA, Nerve.com, KQED's Writers Block, Drunken
Boat, 580 Split, the Pittsburgh Post Gazette, Switchback, Bullfight
Review, the Daily Star, and others. For more information, please
from University of California Riveside's Creative Writing MFA
program. Her work has been published in The Whistling Fire and
Short, Fast and Deadly. She resides in Los Angeles, California.
1) Cars and Love Don’t
Mix 2) That
Was One Ferocious Tickle-Contest
is a medievalist-turned-poet with a chapbook called Advice
Column out at Finishing Line Press (2008), and a doctorate
from Harvard. A professor at Texas A & M – C, she has
published over a hundred poems in the last three years, at journals
like The New Formalist, Measure, Acumen, Decanto, Mezzo Cammin,
Washington Literary Journal, 14 by 14, Barefoot Muse, Slant, Poetry
Midwest, Poetry Midwest, Wordgathering, etc. Until 2005 she focused
primarily on scholarship, producing a book on medieval marriage
contracts, sixteen articles, and a scattering of poetry. In that
year, however, she lost her son Raymond at eighteen. Since then,
poetry has had more meaning.
is the author of Dead On, optioned by Gold Circle Films
(My Big Fat Greek Wedding). In Mid-March, Dead On
was #5 on the US amazon.com genre horror/erotica best-selling
list. Kat Martin, best-selling author with over 11 million books
in print, calls Dead On "Brilliant. A chilling erotic
suspense that will send shivers down your spine. A sensuous, gripping
tale or murder through the ages." Kelly is working on two
other suspense novels and a collection of short stories. She’s
a member of the WritersCorner USA, the PA/NJ Horror Writers Association,
Bucks County RWA, and Sisters in Crime. Visit Kelly at: www.DeadOnNovel.com
Stories: 1) Spin Dry 2) Chocolate
Jayne lives in East Yorkshire, England. She has
short stories recently published in Skive and Delivered Magazine
as well as various online publications in the past. She runs her
own new fiction e-zine at www.neonbeam.org.
the years, Greg Jenkins
has had 40+ stories and three books published. He's the author
of Stanley Kubrick and the Art of Adaptation and Code Green: A
Novel. He lives in western Maryland, where he teaches English.
Story: Jungle Dream
was born in New Jersey, has lived in Virginia, Boston, New York
City, and currently Los Angeles. His hobbies include sailing,
travel and photography. He earned his BA in Creative Writing at
Antioch University in 2007. His short story, “Bobby Metz’s
Headache,” is the lead piece in the current (2008) edition
of The Clackamas Literary Review, available at Amazon.com. “Next
Time, A Rabbit can be found in the current edition of 21 Stars
Review. Other fiction has been published in Rain Farm Press’s
Paradigm, The Aggregated Press, Flask and Pen, Ink Filled Page,
and a new piece, “Molly,” appears in the current edition
of the online journal, Apt. Harry’s poetry has been published
in The Verse Marauder and Above Ground Testing. Two new poems
are featured in the current edition of Locust Magazine, and a
non-fiction piece, “An Army Story,” will shortly appear
‘down under’ in the Australian online journal, DotLit.
Kelly Marie Johnston
currently lives in Tokyo, Japan, where she often wonders to herself
while staring into the empty shoes on the subway platform, "Why
do Japanese people take off their shoes before jumping in front
of an oncoming rush-hour train?" According to some locals
the Japanese like a poetic death. Before moving to Japan Kelly
suffered through three years in Cairo, Egypt. There, she was assaulted
by many stories that she is only now beginning to tell. Pleasure
Chest is based on real experiences.
Mothers’ Backs Are Turned
earliest memory is of wailing over the absurdity of his own christening.
He claims to have once won a fight at school, although the vanquished
party failed to acknowledge as much. He doesn’t like mushrooms
and has never done a first aid course, but his climbing ability
has allowed him to view several internationally famous tourist
attractions without paying. Horse chestnuts laden with sentimental
value are to be found in various of his coat pockets, kept permanently
young and polished by the grease from his palms.
the Call of Duty
is a journalist in London, UK. This is his first stab at erotic
fiction, so be gentle with him. And don't tell his mother.
is a Trophy your Mother Won Twice
Kandowski Jr. spends much of his time staring
at the walls, trying to attenuate the spiritual, mental and financial
debt that seven years of higher education has provided him. He
currently lives in Binghamton, New York.
Queen of Queens
is a junior at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. When she
is not writing poetry, she spends her time dancing, acting, and
directing. She enjoys old musicals, stupid jokes, and her five-year-old
essays and fiction have appeared in a number of literary journals,
including Identity Theory, Exquisite Corpse, Rough Road Review,
Crush Magazine, Fiction Warehouse, Tattoo Highway, The Plum Ruby
Review, Numb Magazine, and many others.
has, for as long as he can remember, been obsessed with the films
of Stanley Kubrick, particularly "Eyes Wide Shut" and
"Barry Lyndon", both of which explore the nightmare
scenarios of money and sexual (in)fidelity. Mr. Keating published
an essay about Kubrick entitled "Eyes Wide Shut: Kubrick's
Epic of Copulation" which appeared in the literary journal
teaches English at Baldwin-Wallace College near Cleveland, Ohio.
of Heaven, Degrees of Hell
lives in South Carolina where he embraces his humble beginnings.
He literally grew up on the wrong side of the Atlantic Coast Line
Railroad tracks in a setting that could have stepped from the
pages of a Steinbeck novel. His experiences and passion are still
ripening upon the bush, flavoring his literary endeavors with
a savory plot that never goes out of style—human nature.
Feel free to sit down with him and share your tales of life at
the following email address: email@example.com
Stories: 1) Alert
2) The Dead End Job
is author of the novels, "The Cutting Room" and "The
Shooting Script," published in 2004 and 2005 by Ballantine
Books. He won the Edgar Award for "Mrs. White," written
under a pseudonym. Last year, his story, "Hole in the Ground,"
was published in Cafe Irreal and his story, "What the Wind
Blew In," was published in SN Review. His story, "Long
Story Short," is currently in Foliate Oak and his story,
"The Unexpected Guest," is forthcoming in Gargoyle.
His graphic novels, "Germantown" and "The Fielding
Course," co-written with Susan Kim, will be published by
First Second Books in 2008 and 2009, respectively. He received
two Drama Desk nominations for the book and lyrics to "Bed
and Sofa," the musical produced by the Vineyard Theater in
New York. His one-act, "The Summer Sublet," is included
in "Best American Short Plays 2000-2001," and his one-act,
"Simprov," will soon be published in The Alaska Quarterly.
His web site is LaurenceKlavan.com.
Stories: 1) The
Preacher's Wife; 2) Trading
G. Larsen was born in San Francisco. He received
his BA from S.F. State and MA from U.S.F. He currently lives in
Santa Rosa, California and writes short stories and novels.
lives in New England with her cats, her aging parents, and a whole
mess of books. She is an editor and co-founder of Freaky Fountain
To Make A Baby
is a former contributor to The Village Voice and Rolling Stone
and the coauthor and coeditor, respectively, of two collections
of essays about rock and jazz in the '60s: "Music & Politics"
and "Giants of Black Music."
Self-Murder 1) Liaisons
Stories: 1) Surveillance
2) Receptionist Thrill
Long as She's a Bitch! 2)
Joy Locket 3)
Undressing 4) Mr.
Gas Station Man 5) Serenity
Via Strife (Missy's Love)
was born in San Francisco, grew up in various locales about America,
lived in Paris for a spell, and now resides on Manhattan's Upper
East Side. Upon arrival in Manhattan he lived in several East
Village dumps and worked as a New York cab driver on the night
shift, with the aim of atoning for a sheltered upbringing and
having adventures the likes of which he'd never had before and
he wasn't disappointed; subsequently he acquired over a dozen
years of experience in the legal field, where he was pleasantly
surprised to find that additional adventures, of the office politics
and shenanigans variety, were to be had; presently he works in
the advertising field, where he's not looking for any special
adventures, having decided to keep work separate from fun and
games and have secrets that are easier to keep. He skis in Sun
Valley, Idaho, surfs with board and body in southern California
and Puerto Rico, once took a belly dance class in Green Bay, Wisconsin,
and the most incandescent yoga class he’s ever had was on
a stand-up paddle board in Condado Lagoon during a furious rainstorm.
He eats fish heads and insects and drinks blood, but can’t
be paid to eat potato chips or cake.
is a co-founder and the editor of this webzine (launched May Day,
2001); and the founder and editor of the ShatterColors
Literary Review (launched May Day, 2006). His three
novels are: Liaisons for Laughs: Angie & Ella’s Summer
of Delirium (July, 2009), Self-Murder (April, 2010), and Attraction
and Repulsion (June, 2011).
Church of Aphrodite’s Children
published work includes the books "How We Got To Be Human"
(2000, Prometheus Books) and "Painting in a World Transformed"
(2005, McFarland & Company). Prior to his present work as
a writer, he was an electronic design engineer.
the Summer Moonlight
is a writer who has recently moved from Ohio to sunny Tampa, Florida.
She enjoys blending fantasy, erotica and romance themes in her
Story: Beside the
is a former contributing editor for the Tennessee Indymedia web
site. Under the pseudonym prole cat, his poetry and prose have
appeared in Fifth Estate, Social Anarchism, and elsewhere. Praise,
editorial queries, and idle death threats may be sent to p_c
Mark Lupinetti is
a writer and cardiothoracic surgeon in southern Oregon. His recent
and forthcoming credits include Barrelhouse, Bellevue Literary
Review, Cutthroat, New Fables, and ZYZZYVA. Samples of his work
can be read at www.lupinetti.com
Sex Doctor Chronicles: Pavlov’s Pussy
is a writer, journalist and photographer. He spends much of his
spare time writing out his daydreams, which include--but are not
limited to--sex, drugs and violence. He is a firm believer that
so-called “smut” can and does have literary value.
His most current work, “The Sex Doctor Chronicles,”
explores human conditioning, as it relates to sexual psychology.
His "ErotiKill Picture Show" dares to show his readers
the lasting consequences of the pornography epidemic spreading
through the Internet.
Short Stories: 1) Curse; 2)
is a teacher who likes to explore boundaries in her writing as
a release from the conservative texts used in schools. She has
been published at Clean Sheets and Literotica. Her story "Smack"
will appear in Erotic Travel Tales 2 later this year.
Trench Always Gets Her Man
is an errant writer of erotica looking to dampen the petticoats
of her fellow historical fiction enthusiasts.
Mesler is the owner of Burke’s
Book Store, in Memphis, Tennessee, one of the country’s
oldest (1875) and best independent bookstores. He has published
poetry and fiction in numerous journals including Pindeldyboz,
Orchid, Black Dirt, Thema, Mars Hill Review, Poet Lore and others.
He is also a book reviewer for The Memphis Commercial Appeal.
A short story of his was chosen for the 2002 edition of New Stories
from the South: The Year’s Best, edited by Shannon Ravenel,
published by Algonquin Books. His first novel, Talk: A Novel in
Dialogue appeared in 2002.. He also claims to have written, "Ride
Captain Ride." He is now at work on a collection of linked
stories, built from poorly remembered history and bent mythology.
Most importantly, he is Toby and Chloe’s dad and Cheryl’s
Stories: 1) Hula Nights; 2)
of a Nihilist; 3) Scenes
From A Writer's Life;
4) A Different Kind of Nirvana;
5) To Delphine, With Love
and J.D. Salinger; 6) The
Hitman and Ruby Moon
grew up in Michigan and worked as a journalist for several years
in South Florida. After majoring in anthropology in college, he
traveled extensively, freelancing as a travel writer/photographer.
Moake is the author of three books of fiction, two novels and
a short story collection all published since 1999. When he is
not writing, Moake works as a freelance web designer and software
programmer from his home in Hawaii, where he has lived since 1972.
Morizawa has been writing since her early teenage
years, but her published work has primarily been within the poetry
realm. Most recently, she wrote a short screenplay titled, "Sin
& Lyle," which she also produced and directed, and was
released on DVD in 2006. She first began writing erotic short
fiction in 2005, but left most of her stories unfinished. She
recently picked it back up again and has begun exploring the print
and online world of erotica. Julia is twenty-two years old and
currently resides in Los Angeles. More information may be found
Moulding has an M.F.A. in Fiction from Columbia.
She also has a J.D. from Columbia, but she is much less proud
of that than of her work as a go-go dancer in New York. Her fiction
and poetry have been published by Nerve.com, the Piedmont Literary
Review, Spectrum and STARbooks Press. She has just completed a
new novel called, THE UNTRAINABLE HEART.
is a writer and illustrator, in both mainstream and erotic fields
and lives in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Her stories have been
published in Clean Sheets, Mind Caviar, and Amoret Online among
others. Visit Cate Murray's website at www.asstr.org/~catestories.
Back the Clock ;
is an eighty-five year old veteran of WWII. He is the retired
founder and artistic director of Oglebay Instituite's Towngate
Theatre in Wheeling, WV. He was most recently inducted into the
Wheeling Hall of Fame and is the recipient of an Honorary of Doctor
of Humane Letters degree from West Liberty University.
mainstream fiction has appeared in Independence Boulevard and
The Dekalb Literary Review. In addition, her erotic story, On
Convention, has appeared at www.cleansheets.com and another erotic
story, Taste of Love, has been accepted for publication in www.mindcaviar.com
later this year. A sensualist, chef, and author, readers can visit
her website at www.anightorchid.com.
Season in Florida
Pettener was born in Venice, Italy, has lived
in the United States since 2000, and teaches Italian language
and literature at Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton). Emanuele's
short stories have appeared in Italian and American magazines
and his first novel "Ã sabato mi hai lasciato e sono
bellissimo" will be published in Spring 2009 by Corbo Editore
(Ferrara). website: www.pettener.net
Prescott lives in a small apartment in
Boulder CO. She is a student at the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied
is a husband and father. He studied electrical engineering and
creative writing at Cornell in the sixties. Today he designs hardware
and software for the printing industry and lives in the realms
of logic and love, nanoseconds and lifetimes, and plot lines and
lines of code.
Story: Train Explosion
Raquel is a professionally trained stage actress
and writer who's studied drama and writing in New York, Los Angeles
and London, England. She's created her own enterprise in both
female empowerment dedicated to the estrogen laden artist and
the mentorship of disadvantaged youth via the arts. She's developed
several staged plays produced on both eastern and western coasts
and is proud to have her piece, "Train Explosion" featured
here on Sliptongue.
Minutes in The Hot Tub ;
Short story: Alexis
writes erotica, memoir, and mainstream fiction. Her work appears
regularly in literary magazines, and she has a pair of erotic
novellas in the works. Robin lives in the New York area.
Earl Ross is a professor at the University at
Buffalo, a fiction writer, and a playwright. His books include
The Wheel of Desire and Shimmerville. His plays
include the Edgar Award-winning Matter of Intent and
the political drama The Best Woman. Visit him at The
Writer's Den (www.angelfire.com/journal/garyearlross).
Stories: 1) The
Big Perm 2) Child’s
is a resident of Lowell, MA.
of Secrets, River of Mercy
Stories: 1) Sparklewheel
and the Library
first novel ZANESVILLE was published to critical acclaim by the
Villard Books imprint of Random House in 2005. His novella “It’s
Always Ourselves We Find in the Sea” was a Semi-Finalist
in the William Faulkner Society’s Creative Writing Competition
second novel related to ZANESVILLE is due for publication by Random
House. His third novel, a surreal thriller in the noir tradition
called A WINDOW IN THE MIRROR, has recently been accepted by Overlook
Press. For more information visit these websites:
Days in L.A.
is an erotic writer and burlesque dancer from Los Angeles. She
currently lives and performs in Boston with Gypsy Rose Dance and
Novel Excerpts: 1) Incognito
Goddess: from the novel, Ruby's Rules
Story: Crowd Pleaser
Sarai has writing ever since she learned how to hold
a pencil. She is the author of three erotic novels, "Raw Silk",
"Incognito", and "Ruby's Rules", and the co-editor, with S.F.
Mayfair, of the anthology "Sacred Exchange", which explores the
spiritual aspects of BDSM relationships. Visit her website, Lisabet
Sarai's Fantasy Factory for more information and samples
of her writing.
for Whom I Have Scoured the Universe ;
Novel Excerpt: Excerpt
From a Novel, The Keating Script
books are Epic Cures and Brief Cases, Short Spans, Press 53, NC;
A Collection of Friends and From the Quickening, Pocol Press,
VA. His work appears in Home of the Brave, Stories in Uniform
and Milspeak Anthology, Warriors, Veterans, Family and Friends
Writing the Military Experience. He has 14 Pushcart nominations,
Noted Stories for 2007 and 2008, Georges Simenon Fiction Award,
and is included in Dzanc Best of the Web Anthology for 2009 and
nominated for Best of the Web 2010. He has 155 short stories on
Rope and Wire Magazine. Print issues include Rosebud Magazine
(3) , Ocean Magazine (7) among others. He has hundreds of internet
publications of prose and poetry, and has published 3 novels (An
Accountable Death, Vigilantes East, and Death for the Phantom
Receiver, a football mystery) and 5 poetry collections including
This Rare Earth and Other Flights; Ah, Devon Unbowed; The Saugus
Book; Reflections from Vinegar Hill. He served with the 31st Infantry
Regiment, Korea, 1951.
Stories: 1) Through Alice
Glass Darkly 2) His
story “Through Alice Glass Darkly” was published by
Sliptongue in November 2008. Recently, his story “Tight
Like That” appeared in McSweeney’s Quarterly Concern
(print edition), #27. “The Shield of Paris” is in
Issue Three of Low Rent and is currently nominated for a Pushcart
Prize. His stories “Kid’s Friend” and “New
Jersey and Me” are both published in Exquisite Corpse. Recent
fiction has also appeared in Knock and (forthcoming) PANK. His
other fiction has appeared in Hambone and spork; his poetry in
Descant (Canada), Konglomerati, Hierophant, and others and his
articles and essays in Modern Fiction Studies, Social Text, The
Boston Phoenix, and others.
was born in Yorkshire, but lives in Australia. He has an Honours
Degree in English from the University of Sydney, and teaches Literature,
Historiography, and Ancient History. His recent poetry is in The
Barefoot Muse, WORM, Lily, The Argotist, The New Formalist, as
well as the forthcoming Poemeleon, The Centrifugal Eye and Contemporary
He is the Poetry Editor (with Nigel Holt) of The Shit
Creek Review + II.
works as a lecturer in London and has previously written screenplays
for a number of award-winning short films and comedy sketches
for various BBC television and radio programmes. He has written
poetry since adolescence and has his first published work featured
in the forthcoming September issue of Lighten Up Online.
has taken her first exploration into the written word with “The
Healer”. She embellished the story with her experience in
medicinal herbs, her childhood years with her Irish wolfhound
"Blarney" and her dedication towards animals in general.
She embarrassingly admits that her interests in sensual writing
evolved from her desire to learn new ways to keep her sexual life
exciting after 33 years of marriage. Never having read an erotic
story before she wrote her own, it allowed her to write without
any pre-existing concepts or parameters. Originally born in Canada,
she immigrated to the United States in 1961 to Rochester, New
York. From there her adventures took her to playing in bands on
the west coast of Florida, traveling in an RV in the wintry mountains
of Colorado and now to Hawaii where she lives onboard a sailboat
with her husband. You can find out more about her at: Jen's
Snake with Heads at Both Ends
philosophy and creative writing at the College of Menominee Nation
in Wisconsin. His previous publications include several novels:
Witless (2002), Bluehart (2003), The Second Virtue (2007), Adam’s
Apple (2010), Passing Through Paradise (2013), Between the Shadow
and the Soul (2013), and short stories, in Broadkill Review, L’Intrgue,
Cynic Magazine, Go World Travel, CrimeandSuspense.com, and Dark
Deflowering of Liam Laverty
Warren recently emigrated from Swansea, in the
UK, to enjoy a better quality of life in New Zealand. He lives
in Christchurch, where he works as a software engineer. His main
writing focus is on erotic crime fiction. Currently he is working
on a screenplay.
Stories: 1) The
This is Goodbye
is a freelance writer currently lost in New Zealand.