Rachel Kramer Bussel

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Rachel Kramer Bussel
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Born 1975
Occupation author, columnist, editor, sex educator

Rachel Kramer Bussel (born 1975) is an author, columnist, and editor, specializing in erotica.[1] She previously studied at the New York University School of Law[2] and earned her bachelor's degree in Political Science and Women's Studies from the University of California, Berkeley.


Bussel has been a Senior Editor at Penthouse Variations, a Contributing Editor to Penthouse, and is currently a blogger for The Huffington Post[1]

She has authored many erotic short stories and has collected her own works, as well as others', in dozens of published collections, including specialized volumes on BDSM (two volumes of Naughty Spanking Stories from A to Z and the He's On Top & She's On Top collections) and Lesbian erotica (Glamour Girls & First-Timers) .

She has also co-edited a number of collections with other editors and writers, including Eliza Castle, Alison Tyler, Stacy Bias, Wendy Caster, Julie May, and Christopher Pierce.

In addition, she is a rotating interviewer for the Gothamist, a columnist for SexIs Magazine [2] and was the curator for a monthly erotic reading series, In the Flesh, in New York City, a series that ended in December 2010.

She identifies as bisexual, saying, "I think ideally I'd like to have a male lover and a female lover, either a triad situation or one on one."[3]


As author[edit]

  • The Lesbian Sex Book: A Guide for Women Who Love Women. With Wendy Caster. (2003)

As editor[edit]

  • First-timers: True Stories of Lesbian Awakening. (2006)
  • Naughty Spanking Stories from A to Z. (2004)
  • Up All Night: Adventures in Lesbian Sex. With Stacy Bias. (2004)
  • Caught Looking: Erotic Tales of Voyeurs and Exhibitionists. (2006)
  • Secret Slaves: Erotic Stories of Bondage. With Christopher Pierce. (2006)
  • Ultimate Undies: Erotic Stories About Underwear And Lingerie. With Christopher Pierce. (2006)
  • Sexiest Soles: Erotic Stories About Feet And Shoes. With Christopher Pierce. (2006)
  • Glamour Girls: Femme/Femme Erotica. (2006)
  • Naughty Spanking Stories from A to Z, Volume 2.(2006)
  • Crossdressing: Erotic Stories. (2007)
  • Hide and Seek: Erotic Stories. With Alison Tyler. (2007)
  • He's on Top: Erotic Stories of Male Dominance and Female Submission. (2007)
  • She's on Top: Erotic Stories of Female Dominance and Male Submission. (2007)
  • Best Sex Writing 2008. (2007)
  • Yes, Ma'am: Erotic Stories of Female Dominance. (2008)
  • Yes, Sir: Erotic Stories of Male Dominance. (2008)
  • Dirty Girls: Erotica for Women. (2008)
  • Rubber Sex: Erotic Stories. (2008)
  • Spanked: Red Cheeked Erotica. (2008)
  • Tasting Her: Oral Sex Stories. (2008)
  • Tasting Him: Oral Sex Stories. (2008)
  • Best Sex Writing 2009. (2008)
  • Do Not Disturb: Hotel Sex Stories. (2009)
  • Mile High Club: Plane Sex Stories. (2009)
  • Bottoms Up: Spanking Good Stories. (2009)
  • Peep Show: Erotic Tales of Voyeurs and Exhibitionists. (2009)
  • Best Sex Writing 2010. (2009)
  • Please, Sir: Erotic Stories of Female Submission. (2010)
  • Please, Ma'am: Erotic Stories of Male Submission. (2010)
  • Orgasmic: Erotica for Women. (2010)
  • Smooth: Erotic Stories for Women. (2010)
  • Passion: Erotic Romance for Women. (2010)
  • Best Bondage Erotica 2011. (2010)
  • Hide and Seek: Erotic Stories. With Alison Tyler, reissue. (2010)


  1. ^ Bussel, Rachel Kramer. "Living Single". TechnoDyke.com. Retrieved 2007-03-21. 
  2. ^ http://www.brandeis.edu/hbi/614/article2a.html
  3. ^ Abby Ehmann (2006-03-07). "Rachel Kramer Bussel". Eros NY. Archived from the original on 2006-04-13. Retrieved 2009-10-05. 

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