In the Flesh is a monthly reading series held the third Thursday of every month at the appropriately named Happy Ending Lounge, and features the city's best erotic writers sharing stories to get you hot and bothered, hosted and curated by erotic writer/editor Rachel Kramer Bussel (Best Sex Writing series, Do Not Disturb, Spanked, Dirty Girls, etc.). From erotic poetry to down and dirty smut, these authors get naked on the page and will make you lust after them and their words. Themed nights have included True Sex Confessions, Revenge of the Sex Columnists, GLBT Night, and Comedy Sex. Readers have included Laura Antoniou, Mo Beasley, Susie Bright, Lily Burana, Jessica Cutler, Stephen Elliott, Martha Garvey, Gael Greene, Andy Horwitz, Debra Hyde, Maxim Jakubowski, Josh Kilmer-Purcell, Tsaurah Litzky, Suzanne Portnoy, Sofia Quintero, M.J. Rose, Danyel Smith, Grant Stoddard, Cecilia Tan, Carol Taylor, Veronica Vera, Zane and others. In The Flesh debuted in October 2005. Contact rachelkramerbussel at for bookings, press, or questions. Click here In The Flesh: Los Angeles. “…writer and host Rachel Kramer Bussel welcomes eroticism of all stripes, spots and textures to the Happy Ending lounge on the Lower East Side.,” New York Times UrbanEye newsletter, August 15, 2007 email rachelkramerbussel at for booking or other information or interview requests

Monday, May 21, 2007

Get a FREE signed copy of Glamour Girls: Femme/Femme Erotica at BEA

On Saturday, June 2nd at 1 p.m., I'll be doing a signing of Glamour Girls: Femme/Femme Erotica at the Haworth Press booth (#1503) at Book Expo America at the Javits Center. If you're there, stop by for your FREE copy. I'll also be signing with three other authors (see below), one of whom, Michael Luongo, is reading on June 20th at GLBT Erotica Night.

With Michael Luongo, author of The Voyeur and Looking for Love in Faraway Places: Tales of Gay Men's Romance Overseas), Greg Herren, aka Todd Gregory, editor of His Underwear, and Robert Taylor, author of A Few Hints and Clews.