Hot Superheroes, Hipster Virgins, New Lovers and Dirty NY Stories May 1

May 1, People’s Lounge, 163 Allen St., 7:00 pm, FREE

Pablo Greene, author of How to Kill a Superhero, will read from his latest work in the How to Kill a Superhero series.

Never heard of superhero fetish? Then it’s time you met author Pablo Greene, who’s leading the genre with his four-book series How to Kill a Superhero. The books tell the story of Roland, who must learn to harness the powers of The Golden Man, whose secrets are found in an occult book by the same name. The series has been dazzling fans of gay men’s erotica, as well as readers of fantasy and sci fi. How to Kill a Superhero has been featured at International Mister Leather,Southeast Black and Blue, the Leather Archives & Museum, Dart’s Domain, No Safeword and Ropecast. The first two books are available now, and book three releases in 2015. This spring he will also publish a new spinoff novella set in the universe of the series. For more info, visit howtokillasuperhero.net

Here’s a link to his last reading at Between the Covers.  http://howtokillasuperhero.net/blog/2015/1/5/between-the-covers-reading-january-
First time erotica writer Wednesday Black reads from the erotic novella How to Train Your Virgin. An otherworldly queen sets out to deflower some hipster virgins when she learns her realm (and her marriage) might depend on it. MSNBC called How to Train Your Virgin “Smut for smart People’. And Vogue called it “My instant favorite.” For more press go here. http://badlandsunlimited.com/books/how-to-train-your-virgin/

Wednesday Black is a writer of fiction, nonfiction and poetry. She studied writing at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, where she spent part of her childhood, and at The New School in New York City. She splits her time between New York and New Orleans. This is her first work of erotic fiction.

Andrea McGinty will be reading from her just published novella, God, I Don’t Even KNow Your Name, the third installment of New Lovers, a series of short erotic fiction published by Badlands Unlimited. Inspired by Maurice Girodias’ legendary Olympia Press, New Lovers features the raw and uncut writings of authors new to the erotic romance genre. Each story has its own unique take on relationships, intimacy, and sex, as well as the complexities that bedevil contemporary life and culture today. McGinty is an artist and writer living and working in New York, NY.  Andrea is fascinated by the way language can subtly reflect our societal conditions when filtered through intimate relationships. She received her MFA in Fine Arts from the School of Visual Arts in New York. Andrea has exhibited both nationally and internationally.

Guy New York will read from his latest novel, Disgusting Beautiful Immoral, a story of love and kink set in New York City at the turn of the millennium.

Guy New York is the creator of the blog Quickies in New York, which has been featured in Playboy Espanol, Violet Blue’s Tiny Nibbles, and Fleshbot, among many others. In the last six years he has published hundreds of short stories, three novels, a book on writing erotica, and a humorous fake history of kilts in New York City. He currently lives in New York, where he spends his time working as a graphic designer and writing dirty things. http://www.guynewyork.com/

May 11

Come join us at An Bael Bocht for a publication party for TIE ME UP: A Binding Collection of Erotica Tales. Join editor F. Leonora Solomon and her erotica authors Del Carmen, Mercedes Cruz and others as they read salacious selections from this BDSM collection.

Also joining us will be the audacious erotica writing duo of Kristabel Reed, authors of The Curvy Girl’s Guide to Love

BIG NIGHT OF SMUT – Friday, April 10th

We know you’ve been snowed in and we want to bring warmth back into those chilled bones, so we’ve scheduled a BIG night of hot smut for April 10th.  Get there early because we have 8 readers and lots of prizes for our Dirty Words raffle!

Tie Me Up, A Binding Collection of Erotic Tales, will be having its publication party and four naughty readers will be sharing selections from their bondage stories, as well as Editor F. Lenora Solomon. There will be a chance to win a signed copy of the book in the raffle.

Hachette’s Eliza Freed who will read from her recently published Lost Souls series.

Everyone knows there is nothing better than librarian smut and Barbara Foster will be reading form her hot CONFESSIONS OF A LIBRARIAN: A MEMOIR OF LOVES which tells the story of four women reminiscing about their amazing love lives over the years.  Think classic tales of female sexual adventure along the lines of Anais NIn and Erica Jong!

As a bonus, we will be joined by Abigail Ekue who is celebrating the 5th anniversary of the publication of A Darker Side of Lust and will read from her lusty short story collection.

7:00 -9:00 p.m. at People Lounge, 163 Allen St.

CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW – Will Reschedule

We have had to resschedule the March 5th reading due to snow, but will reschedule. so stay tuned for an update.

Hachette’s Eliza Freed who will read from her recently published Lost Souls series.

There is noting better than librarian smut and Barbara Foster will be reading form her hot CONFESSIONS OF A LIBRARIAN: A MEMOIR OF LOVES which tells the story of four women reminiscing about their amazing love lives over the years.  Think classic tales f female sexual adventure along the lines of Anais NIn and Erica Jong!

As a bonus, we will be joined by Abigail Ekue who is celebrating the 5th anniversary of the publication of A Darker Side of Lust and will read from her lusty short story collection.

7:00 p.m. at People Lounge, 163 Allen St.

Get Ready for Galentine’s Day at our Downtown Reading on Friday, Feb. 6th

KT Grant  will share her just delivered 50 Shades of Pink, her lesbian answer to the kinky couple in Fifty Shades, and you will be first to hear it (publication is Feb. 13th)!!!! Grant is a self-proclaimed eccentric redhead who not only loves to read a wide variety of romances, but also loves writing it. Under her alter-ego, she is a well-known book reviewer and blogger who doesn’t shy away from voicing her opinion. A proud native of New Jersey, KT is multi-published and known for writing “out of the box” romances. KT has been a top ten best-selling author at Amazon, as well as being a multiple All Romance Ebooks best seller and a Night Owl Reviews Top Author Pick.

Debra Hyde pens the newly released The Charlotte Olmes mystery series, which re-imagines the famous cohorts as lesbian women set in 1880s New York City just as the Gilded Age and all its social and scientific advances take hold. Debra’s lesbian BDSM novel, Story of L, won the 2011 Lambda Literary Award for lesbian erotica. A modern retelling of the classic Story of O, it updates the original tale to reflect the contemporary lesbian leather world and the women in it. She is a contributing author to the ground-breaking interactive erotic Entwined series, penning two lesbian novellas for it, Hers and Provenance. Her short fiction backlist spans over a decade of writing and will be re-released as mini-collection in ebook during 2014.

DL King, one of our favorite authors and readers, will be joining us to read from her just published Big Book of Domination.  Last time she read for us over the holidays, she announced that she would be editing a collection if Hanukkah Erotica for Riverdale Avenue Books, so look for a call for short stories for that book shortly As always, we will have our signature Dirty Word raffle for a chance to win Gun Oil Lube, signed books by our authors and a special Galentine’s Day treat.

Join Us for Uptown Smut on MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 19th

We had to reschedule the 12th because of inclement weather, so we’ll see you next Monday for a night of dirty stories.  Come hear erotic romance author Rebecca Brooks read from her latest Ellora’s Cave erotic romance novel (http://rebeccabrooksromance.com/), followed by Mara White, author of the extremely steamy Heights of Desire erotic romance series set in Washington Heights, will also share her work with us  (http://marawhite.com/?page_id=92).

And, of course, the reading is FREE, and you have the chance to win fabulous prizes form our sponsors such as DudeWipes and a corset from hispandcurves.com, as well as signed copies of the books by the authors in our signature dirty word raffle while you eat delicious food and drink in the lovely Irish Arts Cafe, An Beal Bocht.

An Beal Bcoht, 445 W. 238th Street, 7 p.m. Take the # 1 train to 238th street and walk up the stairs or take the BXM 10 or 7 bus to Riverdale Ave. and 238th Street.

Start the New Year with Smut! Friday, Jan. 2nd

Start the new year right with a heaping helping of dirty stories.  We have a fabulous line up for you this month with a reading from PABLO GREENE’S fabulously geeky and kinky HOW TO KILL  A SUPERHERO (http://howtokillasuperhero.net/).  Then Mara White, the best-selling author of the scorching Washington Heights erotic series FEAR OF HEIGHTS & HEIGHTS OF DESIRE (http://marawhite.com/?page_id=92) will share what she’s been working on, followed by Ellora’s Cave author Patt Mihaioff (http://www.amazon.com/Patt-Mihailoff/e/B00J7ULHTW), who was the author of the year from the NY chapter of Romance Writers of America in 2009.

This is sure to be a HOT night! People Lounge, 163 Allen Street, 7 pm, FREE.

We will also feature our FREE signature Dirty Words raffle offering signed books, corsets and other naughty surprises from our fabulous sponsors.

And we do it again on January 12th uptown at An Beal Bocht, 445 W. 238th Street. So mark your calendars (some new readers too).

And the FEBRUARY reading is going to be star-studded, so pencil that in now too, Feb. 6th.