How Come The Worst Sex Writers Are Always Men?

If you're looking to read some sexy sexy prose, you probably shouldn't bother with Stephen King's latest novel 11.22.63, which the Literary Review nominated for the 2011 ‘Bad Sex in Fiction' Award for such titillating passages as this: "She was wearing jeans. The fabric whispered under my palm." Hot. » 11/23/11 12:00pm 11/23/11 12:00pm

Popular Female Sex Worker & Blogger Is Really A Male Pedophile

A female sex worker and blogger has been exposed as a middle-aged man — which might not be such a big deal if he hadn't used his fake identity to solicit sex partners and naked photos of minors. » 11/23/10 4:40pm 11/23/10 4:40pm

Sex Writing Is Only Cheap If You Make It That Way

Anna Davies wanted to make a name for herself, so she wrote about her sexual encounters, viewing it as an "easy" path toward getting published. But now she wants to be a "real" writer. Whatever that means. » 10/07/10 12:30pm 10/07/10 12:30pm

How To Make Sex Completely Unsexy

"Female sexual dysfunction" is totally a thing right now, and yet so much mainstream coverage on the subject is unsatisfying. A new Vogue article on the sex aids of the future provides a good object lesson. » 1/19/10 4:00pm 1/19/10 4:00pm

Sex Ed: Best Sex Writing 2010 Takes On Race Play, Swinging, And "Sexy…

The title of Best Sex Writing 2010 may mislead some people — this (mostly) isn't porn, but rather a collection of essayistic pieces on topics ranging from condoms to fisting. » 1/13/10 1:00pm 1/13/10 1:00pm

Vagina Masks, Four-Handed Women, And The Pitfalls Of Sex Writing

The nominees for The Literary Review's 2009 Bad Sex in Fiction Awards are in, leading critics to opine about why it's so hard to write about boning. » 12/01/09 2:40pm 12/01/09 2:40pm

Artist Rasha Kahil Makes Sex "Everyday"

"I propped myself on the kitchen counter and he grabbed and parted my thighs. The sound of keys fiddling at the front door interrupted the beginning of what could've been an unusual fuck," writes Rasha Kahil in her work XI. » 7/17/09 1:40pm 7/17/09 1:40pm

"Women Can't Write About Sex," Says Female Sex Writer

In an Ann Coulter-worthy bit of self-undermining, sex writer and new owner of Britain's Erotic Review Kate Copstick says women don't know how to write about sex. » 6/15/09 3:40pm 6/15/09 3:40pm

Sex Writers Are Experiencing The Dark Side Of The Carrie Bradshaw Effect

Salon's » 10/10/08 3:30pm 10/10/08 3:30pm Tracy Clark-Flory is wondering why during these rough economic times. Paraphrasing the , Flory asks a bunch of sex writers, "If sex sells, why are sex writers getting the shaft?"The writers surveyed, who include the very talented Rachel Kramer Bussel and editor turned employee Sarah Hepola*, had various…