Rachel Kramer Bussel is a New York-based author, editor, blogger, and reading series host. She has edited more than thirty erotica anthologies, and has won five IPPY (Independent Publisher) Awards, three of them golds for Erotica (Tasting Him, Tasting Her, and Do Not Disturb). She is Senior Editor at Penthouse Variations, a sex columnist for SexisMagazine.com and has hosted and curated In The Flesh Reading Series in New York since October 2005. Her writing has been published in more than 100 anthologies, including Susie Bright's X: The Erotic Treasury, Best American Erotica 2004, Best American Erotica 2006, Zane's Purple Panties, and the New York Times bestseller Succulent: Chocolate Flava II. She has also contributed to publications such as Cosmopolitan, The Daily Beast, Fresh Yarn, mediabistro.com, Newsday, the New York Post, Penthouse, Time Out New York, and Zink.