NYC- Leather Ever After SAVE THE DATE

Once upon a time, in a dungeon far, far away the kinkiest writers in the land were summoned to pervert beloved fairy tales with tales of dominance, submission, bondage and surrender. In these stories twisted princesses take control of submissive princes, witches play with power and fairy tales come to life in our homes and dungeons

Join NYC contributors and editor Sassafras Lowrey to celebrate the release of Leather Ever After published by Ravenous Romance

Wednesday, February 13th 7pm

Bluestockings Bookstore: 172 Allen St. NYC
Sponsored by Lesbian Sex Mafia

Readings by: 
Laura Antoniou
Lee Harrington
D.L. King
Sassafras Lowrey
Karen Taylor
Mollena Williams

Sassafras Lowrey is an internationally award-winning storyteller, author and educator who has been active in leather community for over a decade. Sassafras is the editor of the two time American Library Association honored, and Lambda Literary Finalist Kicked Out anthology. Hir debut leather focused novel Roving Pack (, was released in autumn 2012. Sassafras lives in Brooklyn with hir Daddy two dogs of vastly different size and two kitties that keep everyone in line. To learn more about Sassafras and hir work visit

Lee Harrington is an internationally known spiritual and erotic educator, gender explorer, eclectic artist and award-winning author and editor on human sexuality and sacred experience. He is a nice guy with a disarmingly down to earth approach to the fact that we are each beautifully complex ecosystems, and we deserve to examine the human experience from that lens. He’s been traveling the globe (from Seattle to Sydney, Berlin to Boston), teaching and talking about sexuality, psychology, faith, desire and more, and has no intention to stop any time soon. He has been an academic and an adult film performer, a world class sexual adventurer, an outspoken philosopher, is a kink/bondage expert, and has been blogging about sex and spirituality since 1998. Read more about Lee at

Hosha lives in Westchester County, NY with her wonderful wife, their amazing son, and their ornery rescue dog. As a family they enjoy stories of magic and all things fairy tale.

D.L King’s ( short stories have appeared in titles
such as Best Women’s Erotica, Best Lesbian Erotica, Hurts So Good, One Night Only,
Please, Ma’am and many others. She is the editor of Seductress, The Harder She Comes,
Spankalicious, Carnal Machines, Spank!, The Sweetest Kiss, and Where the Girls Are

Karen Taylor is the author of several of the short stories embedded in BDSM novelist Laura Antoniou’s fourth Marketplace book, “The Academy.” Other recent work includes stories in “Bondage By The Bay,” “Pirate Booty” and “The Love That Never Dies: Affairs with the Undead,” all from Sizzler Editions.

Mollena Williams: This “Delicate, Trembling Flower of Submission” © is a NYC born and raised writer, actress, BDSM Educator, Storyteller and an Award-Winning Executive Pervert. She is proud to have served as International Ms Leather 2010 and Ms. San Francisco Leather 2009. She is honored and humbled to have been selected to receive the 2012 Jack McGeorge Award for Excellence in Education by Black Rose, and is thrilled to have won the the National Leather Association’s 2012 Cynthia Slater Non-Fiction Article Award. Along with Lee Harrington, she co-authored “Playing Well With Others: Your Guide to Discovering, Exploring and Navigating the Kink, Leather and BDSM Communities” She is the author of the “Toybag Guide: Taboo Play, and her essays appear in 2 anthologies curated by Rachel Kramer Bussel, as well as Lee Harrington. Not one but two essays commissioned by Tristan Taormino appear in the groundbreaking anthology “The Ultimate Guide to Kinky Sex.” Mollena is delighted to be a featured educator with The Kink Academy and columnist for SexIs Magazine. She is a regular featured storyteller with Bawdy Storytelling, has taken the stage for Porchlight Storytelling and has been featured on the “RISK!” podcast, as well as NPRs “Snap Judgement”. Her short, experimental BDSM film “IMPACT.” debuted at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in September 2012 and was also screened for Nuit Blanche 2012 in Vancouver, BC