About the Authors
Jacqueline Applebee (writing-in-shadows.co.uk) breaks down barriers with smut. Jacqueline’s stories have appeared in various anthologies and websites, including Cleansheets, Best Women’s Erotica, Best Lesbian Erotica, Where the Girls Are and Girl Crazy.
Angela Caperton’s eclectic erotica spans many genres, including romance, horror, fantasy and what she calls contemporary with a twist. Look for her stories published with Cleis, Circlet Press, Drollerie Press, eXtasy Books and in the indie magazine Out of the Gutter. Visit Angela at blog.angelacaperton.com.
Heidi Champa’s work appears in numerous anthologies including Best Women’s Erotica 2010, Frenzy and Playing With Fire. She has also steamed up the pages of Bust magazine. If you prefer your erotica in electronic form, she can be found at Clean Sheets, Ravenous Romance, Oysters and Chocolate and the Erotic Woman. Find her online at heidichampa.blogspot.com.
Elizabeth Coldwell’s short stories have appeared in numerous anthologies including Spanked, Bottoms Up, Do Not Disturb and Yes, Sir.
K. D. Grace lives in England with her husband. She is passionate about nature, writing and sexænot necessarily in that order. She enjoys Chinese martial arts, long, thought-provoking walks and extreme vegetable gardening. Her novel, The Initiation of Ms. Holly, was published in 2010 by Xcite Books.
Anika Gupta grew up on the East Coast but moved to India in 2009 to work as a journalist. Her articles have appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers in India and the United States. She recently started writing erotica.
Louisa Harte’s (louisaharte.com) erotic fiction appears in the Cleis Press anthologies Best Women’s Erotica 2010 and Fairy Tale Lust. Currently living in New Zealand, she finds inspiration from many places, including her thoughts, dreams and fantasies.
Kay Jaybee wrote the erotic anthology The Collector, is a regular contributor to the website Oysters and Chocolate and has a number of stories published in books from Cleis Press, Black Lace, Xcite Books, Mammoth Books and Penguin. Find out more at kayjaybee.me.uk.
Clancy Nacht is a writer residing in Austin, Texas with her husband and three rescue cats. The Night Caller, a homoerotic thriller, is her first published novel.
Jennifer Peters is the associate editor of Penthouse Forum and Girls of Penthouse magazines and a contributing editor to Penthouse. Her work has appeared in several places under numerous names, but her bylines in Penthouse and Forum are her favorites.
Giselle Renarde is a proud Canadian, supporter of the arts and activist for women’s and LGBT rights. For information on Giselle and her work, visit her website at eewebs.com/gisellerenarde.
Erotica by Teresa Noelle Roberts has appeared in Spanke;, Bottoms Up; Dirty Girls; The Sweetest Kiss: Ravishing Vampire Erotic;, Sweet Love: Erotic Fantasies for Couples and many other anthologies with titles that make her mother blush. She also writes erotic romance for Samhain and Phaze.
Lisabet Sarai has published six erotic novels, two short-story collections and dozens of individual tales. She also edits the single-author charity series Coming Together Presents and reviews erotica for Erotica Readers and Writers Association and Erotica Revealed. Visit Lisabet online at Lisabet’s Fantasy Factory (lisabetsarai.com).
Molly Slate, twenty-two, is originally from Detroit, Michigan. She received her BA from New York University, where she studied creative writing and political theory.
Suzanne V. Slate is a librarian who lives in the Boston area with her longtime lover. She has published a variety of nonfiction articles and a book, and has recently begun writing fiction.
Susan St. Aubin’s work has been published in Herotica, Best American Erotica, Best Women’s Erotica, Best Lesbian Erotica and many other journals and anthologies, as well as online at Clean Sheets.com. Recent publications include Lust, edited by Violet Blue; Peep Show, edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel and The Mammoth Book of Threesomes and Moresomes, edited by Linda Alvarez.
Charlotte Stein has published a number of stories in various erotic anthologies, including Sexy Little Numbers, from Black Lace. Her own collection of short stories, The Things That Make Me Give In, is out now, and her first novella, Waiting In Vain, was released from Total-E-Bound in December 2009. themightycharlottestein.blogspot.com.
Donna George Storey is the author of Amorous Woman, a steamy, semiautobiographical tale of an American woman’s love affair with Japan. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies including Peep Show, Penthouse and Best: A Book of Best New Erotica. Read more of her work at DonnaGeorgeStorey.com.
About the Editor
Rachel Kramer Bussel (rachelkramerbussel.com) is a New York–based author, editor and blogger. She has edited over thirty books erotica, including Fast Girls; Orgasmic; Peep Show; Bottoms Up; Spanked; Naughty Spanking Stories from A to Z 1 and 2; The Mile High Club; Do Not Disturb; Tasting Him; Tasting Her; Please, Sir; Please, Ma’am; Yes, Sir; Yes, Ma’am; He’s on Top; She’s on Top; Caught Looking and Hide and Seek, among others. She is the winner of three IPPY (Independent Publisher) Awards. Her work has been published in over one hundred anthologies, including Best American Erotica 2004 and 2006, Zane’s Chocolate Flava 2 and Purple Panties, Everything You Know About Sex Is Wrong, Single State of the Union and Desire: Women Write About Wanting. She serves as senior editor at Penthouse Variations and is a sex columnist for Sexis Magazine.
Rachel has written for AVN, Bust, Clean Sheets, Cosmopolitan, Curve, the Daily Beast, Fresh Yarn, the Frisky, Gothamist, Huffington Post, Mediabistro, Newsday, New York Post, Penthouse, Playgirl, Radar, San Francisco Chronicle, Tango, Time Out New York, the Village Voice and Zink, among others. She has appeared on “The Martha Stewart Show,” “The Berman and Berman Show,” NY1 and Showtime’s “Family Business.” She has hosted In the Flesh Erotic Reading Series (inthefleshreadingseries.com) since October 2005, which has featured everyone from Susie Bright to Zane, and about which the New York Times’s UrbanEye newsletter said, she “welcomes eroticism of all stripes, spots and textures.” She blogs at lustylady.blogspot.com. Visit the official Smooth blog at smoothbook.wordpress.com.