sex writing


Fellatio and Juliet: On the Hard Task of Writing About Blowjobs

Though many authors have mounted attempts to convey the strange and singular experience of fellatio, only those who understand the power dynamics between giver and receiver succeed.


Putting Penis to Paper: When Sex Writing Goes Terribly Wrong

The spokesperson for this year's Bad Sex in Fiction Award explains why literary copulation is so often terrible.


We Asked a Dominatrix to Review Some of this Year's Worst Sex Writing

A quick sample: "I entered her. Not only my prick, but the whole of me entered her, into her guts, into her darkness."


This Sex Worker's New Memoir Paints a More Poignant Picture of Love Than Any Sitcom

Charlotte Shane turned her memoir-like newsletter about life and sex work into an unflinching collection titled 'Prostitute Laundry.' We talked to the author about how sex work and writing share some of the same qualities.


I Spent a Snowbound Evening in New York Talking to Guys on Grindr

If you're a gay, you know a way to find anonymous sex—even during a historic snowstorm.


The Future of Sex According to VICE

In the next 20 years we will all be fucking robots, sexting porn stars, and continuing to watch porn.


Welcome to the Sausage Castle, Home to Florida's Most Free-Spirited Freaks

How a band of American outcasts created a genuine alternative family for themselves.


I Went to a Silent Speed-Dating Night

The silent speed-dating event "Shhh" supposedly creates "a deeper, instantaneous connection" between lonely people looking for love.


Legendary Publishing-World Terror Judith Regan Is Back in Business

If you've read a literary novel, listened to conservative radio, or jacked off to your mom's favorite erotica in the past 30 years, you've consumed media that's passed through Regan's hands.