The Best American Erotica 1997 is the ideal collection for all lovers of first-rate erotic literature. Edited by Susie Bright, whom the Utne Reader calls "one of the leading thinkers and visionaries of our time," this fifth annual edition of a bestselling series brings together the most outstanding erotic writing of the year. CONTRIBUTORS - Lauren P. Burka, Ivy Topiary, Mark Stuertz, Thomas Roche, Rose White and Eric Albert, Bob Vickery, Tsaurah Litzky, loana dp valencia, Nancy Kilpatrick, Michael Lowenthal, Serena Moloch, Marcy Sheiner, Stephen Spotte, Simon Sheppard, Joe Maynard, Bill Brent, Ted Blumberg, Lucy Taylor, E. R. Stewart, Isobel Bird, Allegra Long, M. Christian
Susie Bright is the editor of The Best American Erotica series and host of the weekly audio show In Bed with Susie Bright on Audible.com. She has been a columnist for Playboy and Salon, and has been profiled in USA TODAY, Los Angeles Times, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, and Vanity Fair, among other publications. An international lecturer on sexuality and feminism, she won the 2004 Writer of the Year Award at the Erotic Awards in London. Ms. Bright lives in Santa Cruz, California.