IN THE FLESH EROTIC READING SERIES
TRUE SEX CONFESSIONS NIGHT
May 20, 2010, 8 pm - 10 pm
AT HAPPY ENDING LOUNGE, 302 BROOME STREET, NYC
(B/D to Grand, J/M/Z to Bowery, F to Delancey or F/V to 2nd Avenue, http://www.happyendinglounge.com)
Between Forsyth & Eldridge. Look for the hot pink awning that says "XIE HE Health Club."
Happy Ending Lounge: 212-334-9676
True Sex Confessions is back! Featuring comedians Dave and Ethan, The New York Times Magazine reporter Benoit Denizet-Lewis (author of American Voyeur), David Ellis Dickerson (author of the memoir House of Cards), Rae Padilla Francoeur (author of the memoir Free Fall, A Late in Life Love Affair), Gina Frangello (author of the short story collection Slut Lullabies), Yona Zeldis McDonough (author of the novel Breaking the Bank), comedian Ryan Paulson, Kathleen Rooney (author of the essay collection For You, For You I Am Trilling These Songs). Hosted by Rachel Kramer Bussel (Editor, Peep Show, Bottoms Up). Free cupcakes by Baked by Melissa and chips and candy will be served.
In the Flesh is a monthly reading series hosted at the appropriately named Happy Ending Lounge, and features the country's best erotic writers sharing stories to get you hot and bothered, hosted and curated by acclaimed erotic writer and editor Rachel Kramer Bussel. The series was named Best Reading Series by New York Press in 2009. From erotic poetry to down and dirty smut, these authors get naked on the page and will make you lust after them and their words. Since its debut in October 2005, In the Flesh has featured such authors as Laura Antoniou, Mo Beasley, Susie Bright, Lily Burana, Jessica Cutler, Mike Daisey, Stephen Elliott, Valerie Frankel, Polly Frost, Gael Greene, Andy Horwitz, Debra Hyde, Maxim Jakubowski, Emily Scarlet Kramer of CAKE, Josh Kilmer-Purcell, Edith Layton, Logan Levkoff, Suzanne Portnoy, Sofia Quintero, M.J. Rose, Lauren Sanders, Danyel Smith, Grant Stoddard, Cecilia Tan, Carol Taylor, Dana Vachon, Veronica Vera, Susan Wright, Zane and many others. The series has gotten press attention from the New York Times’s UrbanEye, Escape (Hong Kong), Flavorpill, The L Magazine, New York Magazine, NBC New York, New York Post, New York Observer, Philadelphia City Paper, Time Out New York, Flavorwire, Fork in the Road, Gawker, Gothamist, Jezebel.com, Nerve.com, Serious Eats, Tasting Table and Wonkette, and has been praised by Dr. Ruth.
Official Website: http://www.inthefleshreadingseries.com
Added by rachelkramerbussel on March 25, 2010