Saturday, April 23, 2016
Often pushed to the margins, queer, transgender and gender non-conforming survivors have been organizing in anti-violence work since the birth of the movement. The groundbreaking anthology Queering Sexual Violence: Radical Voices from Within the Anti-Violence Movement locates them at the center of the anti-violence movement and creates a space for their voices to be heard.
Moving beyond dominant narratives and the traditional “violence against women” framework, the book is multi-gendered, multi-racial and multi-layered. This thirty-seven piece collection disrupts the mainstream conversations about sexual violence and connects them to disability justice, sex worker rights, healing justice, racial justice, gender self-determination, queer & trans liberation and prison industrial complex abolition through reflections, personal narrative, and strategies for resistance and healing.
The contributors to this book are a feral and wildly compassionate collection of writers, bartenders, professors, therapists, sex workers, healers, sex positive educators, organizers, musicians, bloggers, non-profit workers, filmmakers and rabble rousers. While systems, institutions, families, communities and partners have failed them, this collection lifts them up, honors a multitude of lived experiences and shares the radical work that is being done outside mainstream anti-violence and the non-profit industrial complex.
Said Publisher Lori Perkins, “This is such an important book at this time when we are re-examining gender in this country, and abroad. It is imperative that these stories be told and heard in their own voices and in their own space.” Perkins added, “The editor, Jennifer Patterson, has been toiling on this book for six years, and she has collected an impassioned collection of essays on a subject whose time has come.”
Wednesday, April 20, 2016
It’s that time of Year:
Mother’s Day and Father’s Day are fast approaching, and what better way to celebrate than with a MILF and a DILF anthology?
As we all know, a MILF is a mother I’d like to Fuck, and a DILF is a dad of the same hotness.
So we are looking for 2000-5000 word short stories about hot moms for a Mother’s Day anthology, which means delivery of a manuscript by April 30 for a May 8th publication.
Same as above for hot dads, but a delivery date of June 10th for a June 19th publication.
Let’s make these stories hot and sexy, covering all sexualities – M/F, M/M, F/F, and any threesome or moresome combination you can entertain us with. And don’t forget time travel, alternate universes, science fiction, aliens, vampires, etc. They must be moms and dads too. Evil stepmom’s need love – maybe that’s why they’re so evil.
However, we are not interested in incest, or underage sex, no dubious consent and be careful with age play.
Now, write amongst yourselves!
Payment is a pro rata share of epub and print royalties, a pdf and a print copy of the book.
Send stories as word docs to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a short author bio.
Friday, April 15, 2016
Riverdale Avenue Books’ erotic romance and erotica book reading series, Between the Covers will be hosting a special reading night at the Erotic Heritage Museum in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 17th featuring some of the leading romance writers of our time. This event comes as the culmination of the week-long Romantic Times convention, which has brought 200 romance readers and writes to Las Vegas to celebrate this creative genre.
The erotic romance reading will feature six best-selling authors who will read their favorite smutty passages from their novels. The event will also features prize packages and autographed copies of the authors work in the Between the Covers signature Dirty Word Raffle for free books and prizes.
The readers at this erotic reading will be USA Today bestselling author Renee Rose who will read from her mafia spanking series; Lambda-Award winning Debra Hyde, who will her lesbian retelling of the Sherlock Holmes series; Bestselling ARE and Siren author Trinity Blacio who will read a selection from her taboo-breaking paranormal stepbrother series; Kate Allure, who will red from her collection of doctor/lawyer smut; Louisa Bacio, who will read from her daring tales in Sex University; and Theresa Roemer who will tell us HOW TO GET NAKED IN 30 DAYS.
“Between the Covers” features a unique dirty word raffle where each participant is encouraged to write their favorite dirty word on a piece of paper (with initials because dirty minds think alike). The April 17th reading will feature raffle prizes from Last Kiss, Romantic Times, and Theresa Roemer’s erotic candles.
“Authors of erotica and erotic romance don’t often get the chance to read at the local bookstore or library, so we are pleased to offer an opportunity for them read to their fans,“ said Lori Perkins, Publisher of Riverdale Avenue Books and an a erotica author herself.
The Erotic Heritage Museum is located at 2375 Sammy Davis Jr., Blvd (formerly) Industrial Rd. The readings will begin at 5:00 pm and there will be a $10 cover charge.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016
Bronx Bummers: The Unofficial History of the New York Yankees Bad Boys, Blunders & Brawls Just Pubbed for Opening Day!
To celebrate the official opening of the 2016 baseball season, Innovative hybrid publisher Riverdale Avenue Books (RAB) has just released Bronx Bummers: The Unofficial History of the New York Yankees’ Bad Boys, Blunders and Brawls by Daily News staffers Robert Dominguez and David Hinckley.
Whether you love the Yankees or loathe them, even the most casual baseball fan is well versed on the team’s nearly 100-year lineage of legends that span the decades from Ruth to DiMaggio to Mantle to Jeter. Most every book on the Yankees, therefore, heralds the unparalleled winning tradition of the famed Bronx Bombers. This is not that kind of book. In Bronx Bummers: The Unofficial History of the New York Yankees’ Bad Boys, Blunders and Brawls, the authors shine a light on the dark side of the team’s otherwise illustrious history.
In 50 lighthearted chapters, Bronx Bummers begins with the tale of the Yankees’ first colorful owners in 1903 — one was a former New York police chief widely considered the most corrupt cop in city history, the other was Manhattan's biggest owner of illegal gambling dens — and continues through the sordid exploits of some of the team’s earliest stars, including a slick-fielding first baseman run out of baseball for throwing games; a good-hitting pitcher who derailed his Hall of Fame-bound career with his brawling and boozing ways; and even the great Babe Ruth himself, who regularly led the league in HRs, RBIs and STDs. And while most baseball teams have a history of bench-clearing brawls, Dominguez and Hinckley, veteran New York City tabloid reporters, chronicle how the Yankees hold the unofficial record for most fights between teammates — not to mention the most front-office blunders. From the bad old days of the team’s origins as the Highlanders all the way to the Bronx Zoo years and beyond, Bronx Bummers divulges what really went on behind the boxscores of baseball's winningest franchise.
Author Robert Dominguez explained the genesis of the book. “The seed of the idea for a book detailing the ‘human’ side of Yankee heroes goes back at least 45 years, when I was growing up near the Stadium. Back in the early ’70s you could easily sneak into the players’ parking lot, and even as a wide-eyed 10-year-old it was easy to see who the really nice ones were (Thank you, Mel Stottlemyre, for your autograph), the not-so-nice (Screw you, Mike Kekich, for promising me one and then driving away) and even which of the married ones were out trolling for groupies. So while I’m still a diehard and devoted fan to this day, it was a blast to delve into the Yankees’ rich history and uncover some of the sordid stuff that people either don’t remember or don’t realize happened.”
Co- author David Hinckley added, “baseball is a game where the core challenge is to overcome imperfection — to get a hit three times out of ten, to advance four bases when most of the time you won’t. That’s why it was so much fun to dig back into moments that did not have a good outcome. It’s what baseball is about, as much as the moments that do. So we looked on these remembered tales as twofers: a consolation for Yankee haters and a reminder for Yankee fans that the HRs and Ws taste sweeter when you endured a few Ks and Ls along the way.”
Publisher Lori Perkins said, “As a native New Yorker and a life-long Yankees fan, I thought I knew it all, but Dominguez and Hinckley really unearthed some great ‘bad Yankees’ tales. I couldn’t put the book down.“