BIO

Rachel Kramer Bussel is the author of Sex & Cupcakes: A Juicy Collection of Essays and a sex columnist for Philadelphia City Paper and DAME. She teaches erotic writing workshops at colleges, conferences, sex toy stores and online, and has edited over 50 anthologies such as The Big Book of Orgasms

Rachel Kramer Bussel's Articles

Best Women’s Erotica of the Year, Volume 3

A Steamy Bondage Threesome From The Best Women's Erotica​ Of The Year   

Best Women’s Erotica of the Year, Volume 3 - I wonder what’s going to happen. Shona might choose to do anything to me, and I’m powerless to prevent it.
Rachel Kramer Bussel    |   12.6.17 12am   |   SHARE
Dealing with creepy come-ons as an erotica author.

How I Navigate Creepy Come-Ons As An Erotica Author

The sexy words I write as an erotic author may intrigue, but they also invite readers into a level of intimacy that’s unintended.
Rachel Kramer Bussel    |   09.29.17 12am   |   SHARE
I am a social creature, and crave the sense of connection I find online. Image: Benjamin Child/Unsplash.

How I Manage My Social Media Anxiety

I used to be the kind of person whose every thought was fodder for Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. No matter how mundane, morbid, ridiculous, or inconsequential, I shared it. You might even say that... Read...
Rachel Kramer Bussel    |   05.11.16 12am   |   SHARE

Trying To Get Pregnant At 40 Is The Hardest Thing I've Ever Done

If I truly believed I could simply buy my way to motherhood, though, I’d have maxed out my credit cards long ago. I suspect, however, that many of these products are simply too good to be true; they... Read...
Rachel Kramer Bussel    |   01.18.16 12am   |   SHARE

Kinky And Sober: BDSM In Recovery

Can you be clean and sober and still engage kinkily?
Rachel Kramer Bussel    |   04.2.15 3am   |   SHARE