Rachel Kramer Bussel

Rachel Kramer Bussel is a New York-based author, editor, blogger and event organizer. She is Senior Editor at Penthouse Variations, writes the Secrets of a Sex Writer column for SexIs Magazine, and hosted In The Flesh Reading Series from 2005-2010. She has edited 38 anthologies, including Surrender, Smooth, Gotta Have It, Best Bondage Erotica 2011, Fast Girls, Passion, Orgasmic, Spanked, Bottoms Up, Please, Sir, Please, Ma'am, Crossdressing, and Best Sex Writing 2008, 2009 and 2010, and won 5 IPPY (Independent Publisher) Awards for them. Rachel writes frequently about sex, dating, books and pop culture; her non-fiction writing has appeared in Cosmopolitan, The Daily Beast, The Frisky, The Gloss, The Hairpin, Jezebel, Mediabistro, New York Post, Penthouse, The Root, San Francisco Chronicle, Time Out New York, The Village Voice and Zink. Her erotic stories have been published in over 100 anthologies, including Susie Bright’s Best American Erotica 2004 and 2006 and X: The Erotic Treasury, Zane’s Succulent: Chocolate Flava II and Purple Panties, as well as the Best Women’s Erotica, Best Lesbian Erotica, Best Gay Erotica and Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica series. She conducts readings and erotic writing workshops throughout the United States and worldwide. Visit Rachel at rachelkramerbussel.com and her blogs Lusty Lady and Cupcakes Take the Cake.

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