Sinclair Sexsmith (they/them) is “the best-known butch erotica writer whose kinky, groundbreaking stories have turned on countless queer women” (AfterEllen), who “is in all the books, wins all the awards, speaks at all the panels and readings, knows all the stuff, and writes for all the places” (Autostraddle). They are the editor of multiple anthologies, including Say Please: Lesbian BDSM Erotica, Best Lesbian Erotica 2012, and Best Lesbian Erotica of the Year Volume 5 (2020). Their short story collection, Sweet & Rough: Queer Kink Erotica, was a 2016 finalist for the Lambda Literary Award, and their blog Sugarbutch Chronicles was ranked the #1 erotica blog and #1 queer sex blog on the internet in 2019. Sinclair identifies as a white nonbinary butch dominant, a survivor, and an introvert. Follow all their writings — public and private — at patreon.com/mrsexsmith.
Amy Butcher is a writer, illustrator, and silver fox "liminal guide" who enjoys leading people through transformation. She is the author the 2012 award-winning mystery novel Paws for Consideration. Her latest project is the recently released adult coloring book, Wonder Body: A Sophisticated Coloring Book for Curious Adults. Learn more at amybutcher.com.
Catherine Collinsworth lives in New York City with her partner, a retired teacher. When not writing, she is … writing, because after breaking a 20-year writer’s block, she doesn’t want to do anything else. Except see her therapist once a week. She is currently working on the catalyst that broke the block, a coming-of-age story set in the city during the AIDS era. She thanks her Monday Night Brilliant Writers’ Group for their love and support as she wrote nothing for years, and for their unerring guidance and constructive criticism when she finally did. Drop her a line at email@example.com
Gigi Frost is the nom de plume of a mild-mannered East Coast femme who has travelled the U.S. touring with The Femme Show and Body Heat: the Femme Porn Tour. Her erotica writing has been published in Say Please, Girl Crazy, and Me and My Boi.
J. Mork is a longtime resident of San Francisco. She has written and performed in the Bay Area focusing around issues of disability and sexuality. She has been a sex worker for eighteen years, starting with a stint in phone sex at age twenty. Normally she parcels little bits of information about what she does, so she always finds it a real pleasure to reveal all the sticky and gory details.
June Amelia Rose is an anarchist leatherdyke fiction writer and submissive transsexual femme living in Brooklyn. Her stories “Bootlicker” and “Porngirl, The Illustrious” were self-released as zines to cult praise. Her writing has also been featured in FIST: A Zine for Leatherdykes. She has edited four books so far, ranging from memoirs about underground punk music to novels about lesbian teenage sexuality. She is currently at work on her first novel, as well as a collection of essays. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram (@anarcho_slut) for more writing and depravity.