Rachel Kramer Bussel is a New Jersey-based author, editor, blogger and event organizer. She writes widely about sex, dating, books, pop culture, feminism and body image, and has written for numerous publications, including BUST, The Daily Beast, DAME, Elle.com, Fortune.com, The Frisky, Gothamist, The Hairpin, Harper's Bazaar, Inked, Jezebel, Marie Claire, Mediabistro, The Nervous Breakdown, New York Post, New York Observer, New York Press, The New York Times, O, The Oprah Magazine, Playgirl, The Root, Salon, San Francisco Chronicle, Slate, Time Out New York, The Village Voice and xoJane. She has edited 60+ anthologies, including The Big Book of Orgasms, Come Again: Sex Toy Erotica, and edits the Best Women's Erotica of the Year series. She has contributed to over 100 anthologies, including Susie Bright's Best American Erotica 2004 and 2006 and X: The Erotic Treasury, as well as The Sexual State of the Union and Yes Means Yes. Rachel conducts reading and erotic writing workshops worldwide, and has presented, spoken and taught at conferences including Dark Odyssey, Erotic Authors Association, Sex 2.0, and SXSW. For five years, she hosted In The Flesh Erotic Reading Series in New York City, which featured 300 readers. Rachel holds a bachelor's degree in political science and women's studies from the University of California at Berkeley.