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Swing! the Antho.

I just finished reading my author copy of the Swing! antho, put together by Jolie du Pre. All I can say is WOW! If you manage to read this book from cover to cover with getting all hot and bothered then you need to call a funeral home because you are dead! This has to be the hottest colections of stories I have ever read. Here’s the list of who is in the book

Jacqueline Applebee

Jacqueline Applebee is a black bisexual British woman, who breaks down barriers with smut. Jacqueline’s stories have appeared in Cleansheets, Iridescence: Sensuous Shades of Lesbian Erotica, Best Women’s Erotica 2008 and 2009, Best Lesbian Erotica 2008 and many other anthologies. She also two Paranormal Novellas that are scorching hot! Jacqueline’s website is at Writing-In-Shadows.co.uk .

Neve Black

Neve Black has been writing since she can remember and opted for a degree in English Literature. She mostly enjoys writing about subjects that scratch the under-belly of society, thus her love of erotica. Her stories can be read in the on-line magazine Oysters and Chocolate, various anthologies and the eBook publisher Ravenous Romance which will include her first novel that comes out sometime in January 2009. Please feel free to read Neve’s blog and or leave a comment at NeveBlacke.blogspot.com.

M. Christian

M.Christian is an acknowledged master of erotica with more than 300 stories in such anthologies as Best American Erotica, Best Gay Erotica, Best Lesbian Erotica, Best Bisexual Erotica, Best Fetish Erotica, and many, many other anthologies, magazines, and Web sites. He is the editor of 20 anthologies including the Best S/M Erotica series, The Burning Pen, Guilty Pleasures, and others. He is the author of the collections Dirty Words, Speaking Parts, The Bachelor Machine, and Filthy; and the novels Running Dry, The Very Bloody Marys, Me2, Brushes, and Painted Doll.

Jolie du Pre

Jolie du Pre (JolieDuPre.com) is a full-time freelance writer. She is also an editor and author of erotica. Her stories have appeared in a variety of Web sites, in eBook and in print anthologies including Cream: The Best of ERWA edited by Lisabet Sarai, Best Lesbian Erotica 2007 edited by Tristan Taormino, Best Erotica 2007 edited by Berbera and Hyde, Purple Panties, edited by Zane, among others. Jolie is the editor of Iridescence: Sensuous Shades of Lesbian Erotica, published by Alyson Books. She is also the founder of GLBT Promo Blog (GLBTPromoBlog.com), a promotional blog for GLBT erotica and erotic romance. Her lesbian dating site is Meet Her Here.

Amanda Earl

Amanda Earl’s sexually explicit fiction appears in anthologies by Cleis Press, Alyson Books, Thunder’s Mouth Press, & Carroll and Graf. On line you can find her recent smut at Unlikely 2.0, Lucrezia Magazine, and Lies With Occasional Truth at LWOT.

Jeremy Edwards

Jeremy Edwards is a pseudonymous sort of fellow whose efforts at spinning libido into literature have been widely published online (at Clean Sheets and other sites), as well as in numerous anthologies offered by Cleis Press, Phaze Books, and Xcite Books. His work was selected for the two most recent volumes in the Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica series. Meanwhile, out on the newsstand, Jeremy’s stories have been seen in Scarlet and in Forum (UK). His first erotic novel will be unveiled soon.

Rowan Elizabeth

Brand new to the lifestyle, Rowan Elizabeth shares her first experience. Rowan’s work can be found in The Best of Best American Erotica 2008, Hustler, and at Ruthie’s Club.

Emerald

Emerald has been a writer since age seven, though her repertoire did not begin to include erotica until her early twenties. Her erotic fiction has been published or is forthcoming in anthologies such as Swing! edited by Jolie du Pre, Tasting Her and Sex and Music edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel, G is for Games and K is for Kinky edited by Alison Tyler, and Best Women’s Erotica 2006 edited by Violet Blue, as well as online at Good Vibrations Magazine, Oysters & Chocolate, and The Erotic Woman. Currently, she resides in suburban Maryland where she works as a webcam model and serves as an activist for reproductive freedom and sex workers’ rights. She may be found online at her website, The Green Light District, at TheGreenLightDistrict.org.

Michael Hemmingson

Michael Hemmingson’s first feature film, The Watermelon, will be released in 2009 by LightSong Films. His recent books include How to Have an Affair and Other Instructions (Borgo Press), Zona Norte -Ethnography of Sex Workers in Tijuana and San Diego (Cambridge Scholars), and House of Dreams (Blue Moon).

Jolene Hui

Jolene Hui (JoleneHui.com) is a writer of literary and erotic fiction and about anything else her fingers feel like typing. She’s been known to write a horror column for The Flesh Farm and a hockey column for Inside Hockey. One of Tonto Books’ first authors, her literary fiction has been published in their Tonto Short Stories, Tonto Christmas Stories, and More Tonto Short Stories anthologies. She’s also been published by a variety of newspapers, magazines, websites, Cleis Press, Pretty Things Press and Alyson Books. She still holds onto her dream that she will one day be the mother of a Standard Poodle and frequently daydreams about cheesecake. She is based in Los Angeles.

D. L. King

D. L. King is the publisher and editor of the review site, Erotica Revealed. She has just edited her first short story anthology, Where the Girls Are: Urban Lesbian Erotica, for Cleis Press. She has published two novels, The Melinoe Project and The Art of Melinoe, as eBooks. Some of her latest short stories can be found in anthologies such as Best Lesbian Erotica 08, Yes, Sir: Erotic Stories of Female Submission, Yes, Ma’am: Erotic Stories of Male Submission, Frenzy: 60 Stories of Sudden Sex, Best Women’s Erotica 09 and Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica 08.

Keeb Knight

Keeb Knight was born in London. He grew up in the cities of Detroit and Philadelphia. Currently living in Philly, he enjoys writing erotic, multicultural, urban, and romantic suspense stories. His story ‘Mandatory Overtime’ was featured in Zane’s Eroticanoir Anthology, Caramel Flava. He’s currently working on two urban erotica novels. Visit him at KeebKnight.com.

Randall Lang

Randall Lang grew up in the tough coal fields of southwestern Pennsylvania where nothing came easily. It was a world of limited opportunity and few roles to follow. Dreams were quickly vanquished in the shadows of necessity and creativity was usually buried beneath an avalanche of cynicism. However, epiphanies come in all shapes, sizes, and in a wide range of locations. The dark, wet, often cold environment of the underground workplace can have the unexpected effect of freeing the mind to drift away from such a hostile world into one of burning desire, passionate kisses, soft touches, and the intense magnetism that draws men and women together. Randall Lang is the author of seven books of erotica published by Renaissance E-books and contributed to the first edition of “Midnight Raunch” as published by Midnight Showcase. His first full length mainstream erotic romance novel, “Magnificent Man” is being edited and should release before the end of 2008.

Ashley Lister

Ashley Lister is the UK author of SWINGERS: True Confessions from Today’s Swinging Scene and SWINGERS: Female Confidential. Aside from writing erotic fiction under a variety of pseudonyms, Ashley has also written many non-fiction articles on a broad range of topics. A regular columnist, reviewer and contributor at The Erotic Readers & Writers Association, examples of Ashley’s work can be found at: Erotic Readers & Writers Association. Ashley’s non-fiction has appeared in a wide range of magazines that include (among many others) Forum, The International Journal of Erotica and Chapter & Verse. Ashley’s full-length fiction has been published by Nexus, Chimera and Silver Moon with shorter fiction appearing in anthologies edited by Maxim Jakubowski, Rachel Kramer Bussel and Mitzi Szereto.

M. Millswan

M. Millswan is a cross-genre writer, best known outside of Erotica circles for the Sci-Fi bestseller, “Farlight” and the Horror novel series, “Evil Heights.” True world wide acclaim has come from the erotic short story, “Snap Shot,” which remains an on-line number one favorite even after more than five years in publication. Other erotica titles of special note include the award-winning novel, “Rolling the Bones,” and recently published in paperback, the NIS novel, “Living in the State of Dreams.” Having owned and operated a white water lodge in the jungle of Costa Rica, he’s also an avid blues guitarist with two CDs to his credit: “So Far” and “Lava Tooth.”

Claudia Moss

Claudia Moss lives and writes in Atlanta, GA. The author of DOLLY: The Memoirs of a High School Graduate, her fiction has been published in Longing, Lust, and Love: Black Lesbian Stories, The Hoot and Holler of the Owl, Catalyst, Labrys, Black Romance, Jive, Venus, and Black Issues Book Review magazines. Visit her sites at TheGolden-Goddess.blogspot.com and MySpace.com/TheSiren4U.

Alicia Night Orchid

A lawyer by training, a chef by taste, and a writer by necessity, Alicia Night Orchid’s mainstream fiction has appeared in several literary journals under another name. Her erotic stories have appeared online at Cleansheets, Ruthie’s Club, Sliptongue, Oysters and Chocolate, For the Girls, and the Erotica Readers and Writers’ Association. Her story, “Savage Nights” took first prize in Desdmona’s 2007 60’s Contest. Another story “A Lover in the House of Spies” was runner up in the For the Girl’s 2008 Fiction Contest. In May 2009 Alicia’s story “Taste of Love” will be featured in Oysters and Chocolate’s first print anthology to be published by NAL a division of Penguin Press, Oysters and Chocolate: Erotica of Every Flavor. Also, look for Alicia’s story, “Sen-Sen,” appearing in the anthology “Coming Together: Against the Odds,” due out in June 2009 in both print and e-book.

Karmen Red

Karmen Red is a free lance journalist and former full time editor, with articles and essays published in diverse categories. Karmen’s current focus is on erotica and erotic romance, with interests in antiques, mythology, fantasy, costume/fetishes, B&D, and bisexuality. She’s presently working on a time travel romance novel. Inspiration for many stories grows from her love of world travel, and from an eclectic collection of erotic art and antiques. She explores life and collects with her husband, her ultimate hero. Contact her at karmenred34@yahoo.com.

Rick R. Reed

Rick R. Reed’s horror/suspense fiction has been referred to as “a harrowing ride through cutting-edge psychological horror” (Douglas Clegg, author of The Attraction) and “brutally honest” (Fangoria). His most recent books include IM, a thriller about a serial killer preying on gay men through Internet hook-up sites; In the Blood, a tragic vampire love story; Deadly Vision, about a small town single mom who begins having psychic visions into a series of murders of teenage girls in her small Ohio River town; High Risk, a sexy thriller about a bored, promiscuous housewife who brings home a very handsome—and very psychotic—stranger; Orientation, a paranormal love story about reincarnation, love, and sexual orientation; and Dead End Street, a young adult horror novel. Published in Dell’s acclaimed Abyss horror line, Reed’s first two novels, Obsessed and Penance together sold more than 80,000 copies. Rick’s short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and magazines. A collection of his short horror fiction, Twisted: Tales of Obsession and Terror was published in 2006. Rick lives in Seattle, WA with his partner and is at work on a new novel.

TreSart L. Sioux

TreSart L. Sioux has been writing for several years. She has seven published books with Renaissance and three more in the works. She is currently writing articles on health and sports. TreSart has been in the art scene for the past twenty years. Her media ranges from pen and ink, photography, erotic, animation and sculpting. She has traveled to Paris, Jamaica, and hiking in California to broaden her talent in photography and other areas.

Donna George Storey

Donna George Storey is the author of Amorous Woman (Neon/Orion), a semi-autobiographical tale of an American’s steamy love affair with Japan. Her short fiction has been published in over ninety journals and anthologies, including The Mile High Club: Plane Sex Stories, Do Not Disturb: Hotel Sex Stories, X: The Erotic Treasury, and the last five volumes of Best Women’s Erotica and Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica. She currently writes columns for the Erotica Readers and Writers Association: “Cooking up a Storey,” about her favorite topics— delicious sex, well-crafted food, and mind-blowing writing and “Shameless Self-Promotion” about book promotion for erotica writers. Read more of her work at DonnaGeorgeStorey.com.

Tawanna Sullivan

Tawanna Sullivan is the webmaster for Kuma, a website which encourages black lesbians to write and share erotica. Her work has appeared in Longing, Lust, and Love: Black Lesbian Stories, Iridescence: Sensuous Shades of Lesbian Erotica, Purple Panties, Best Lesbian Erotica 2009 and Spirited: Affirming the Soul and Black Gay/Lesbian Identity. She lives in New Jersey with her civil union partner, Martina.

Sage Vivant

Sage Vivant is the author of YOUR EROTIC PERSONALITY and the original founder of Custom Erotica Source. Her short stories have been widely published and many of them can be heard on Playboy Radio’s “Sexy Stories.” She and partner M. Christian have co-edited several erotica anthologies, including CONFESSIONS, AMAZONS, GARDEN OF THE PERVERSE, and THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS: BISEXUAL EROTICA.

Beth Wylde

Beth Wylde writes what she likes to read, which includes a variety of genres and pairings. Her muse believes in equal opportunity plotting. Beth’s books range in theme from paranormal to contemporary and in pairings from lesbian erotica to straight m/f as well as bisexual, menage and beyond. This year her work will be available in both e-book and print. When she isn’t writing she can still be found in front of her computer typing, chatting or working on promo. Her first story was published in 2006 and her reviews have been top notch. Some of her most recent awards include, The Romance Erotica Connection’s (REC) 2007 & 2008 F/F Author of the Year, REC’s Best Gay short story (co written with Cassandra Gold) and Lesbian Erotica’s best lead female character. She was also nominated for the GLBT author of 2008 award from Love Romances Cafe (LRC). Beth loves to hear from readers and other writers. She can be reached at b.wylde@yahoo.com. For contest info, chat dates and new releases you can visit her at her Yahoo group or her website: groups.yahoo.com/group/bethwylde and BethWylde.com. Keep an eye out for more from this talented author in the upcoming year!

Lara Zielinsky

Lara Zielinsky is a relative newcomer to published fiction, erotica or otherwise. In 2007, her first novel, “Turning Point”, received the 2007 Lesbian Fiction Readers Choice Award. She was also a finalist for the 2008 Debut Author award from the Golden Crown Literary Society. Happily bisexual, she lives in Orlando with her husband and son. In the last year she has sold short stories to several anthologies, and reviews and articles have appeared in BBWN newsletter as well as a Canadian bisexual’s newsletter. Her second novel arrives in bookstores in December 2009. She also works as an editor for several publishers. You can read more about her many other projects and stories at her website: LZFiction.net.

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