LGBTQ+ erotic poems. Gay, lesbian, bisexual, pansexual and other works by male, female, transgender & non-binary poets. Includes erotic terms and material. Subjects explored include romance, love, lust, masturbation, anonymous sex, open relationships, menages a trois, BDSM & more. For readers 18+. Features over 40 poems by 14 queer poets.
The Invention of Sex / Anthony DiPietro
On Waking / David Meischen
Stan’s Ass in the Shower / Kenneth Pobo
Waiting / J.E. Frohn
Covered / Robert Beveridge
soft as stone / Ulysses Tetu
The Jeweller / Bron Bateman
Kisses / David Meischen
A Few of the Guys I Sleep with Are the Same Guy / Anthony DiPietro
tying up guys in hotel rooms (I want to be) / Sean Patrick Mulroy
A Daily Diet of Compliance / David Lohrey
Handcuffed Love / J.E. Frohn
Metal Against Metal / Robert Beveridge
D/sciple / Ulysses Tetu
Tongue-tied / Bron Bateman
a Top shelf tale / Ulysses Tetu
wrecked / Sean Patrick Mulroy
undone / Raven Sky
Wouldn’t It Be Nice? / David Meischen
Slimy Worm / Kenneth Pobo
Shimmy / Gayle Bell
More Than This. And Less. / David Meischen
In Bed With My Husband / Kenneth Pobo
HI-NRG EDM + me / Anthony DiPietro – 50 score for a pornographic film / Sean Patrick Mulroy
In Reno, right before the acid kicks in / Sean Patrick Mulroy
Kabuki Underground / David Lohrey
St. Margaret’s / Dani Nelson
Chamber / Robert Beveridge
Geometry / Dani Nelson
God in the Detail / Bron Bateman
Just to Square It / Gayle Bell
Sugar / Bron Bateman
It Would Take The Rain / Gayle Bell
Dichotomy / Marie Hartung
The Terms and Conditions State / Marie Hartung
Extracurricular Relationship Rules Take One / Marie Hartung
Contrast / Robert Beveridge
Strap / Robert Beveridge
Hand to Mouth / David Lohrey
Sleeping Elsewhere / Catherine Alegria
Another Night Gone By Too Fast / Marie Hartung
Catherine Alegria is a queer Canadian writer. She has previously published an erotic short, “Jackie’s List” (out of print), with MuseItUp Publishing. She enjoys reading, British tea, and Italian pasta.
Bron Bateman is a poet and academic. She has had her work published, and has performed, in Australia, the UK and the US. She is the recipient of the Bobbie Cullen Memorial Prize, and The Winter Poetry Prize from Columbia University. Her second collection of poetry, “Of Memory and Furniture,” is forthcoming from Fremantle Press in 2020. She lives in Perth, Western Australia, with her wife and youngest daughter. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gayle Bell’s work has been featured in numerous anthologies, print and online publications. In 2018 she performed “Black Betty, That Thangs Gone Wild”, with Cara Mia’s Storytellers, Building Communities. In 2013-2014 she was a co-docent for “My Immovable Truth-A Dallas Lineage”. She facilitated her and other GLBTQY’s oral history and performance, sponsored by (MAP-Make Art With Purpose) and displayed at the African American Museum in Dallas TX.
Robert Beveridge makes noise (xterminal.bandcamp.com) and writes poetry in Akron, OH. Recent/upcoming appearances in The Blue Pages, Minute, Chantwood, and GeekOut!: Queer Pop Lit, Art & Ideas, among others.
Anthony DiPietro is a Rhode Island native who has worked in community-based organizations for 14 years. In 2016, he joined Stony Brook University, where he earned a creative writing MFA, taught college courses, and planned and diversified arts programming. He is now associate director of the Rose Art Museum in Waltham, Massachusetts. A graduate of Brown University with honors in creative writing, his poems and essays have appeared in The American Poetry Journal, Assaracus, Notre Dame Review, The Southampton Review, The Seventh Wave, and others. He has been a finalist with Coal Hill Review, Naugatuck River Review, and The Tishman Review, and has received fellowships from Aspen Summer Words, The Frost Place, and Key West Literary Seminars. His website is AnthonyWriter.com.
Joyce Frohn is the parent and daughter of bi women. She has been published in An Anthology ofHate,Page&Spine, andTheBethlehemWriter’s Roundtable, among other places. She has two cats, a lizard, chickens, and a Patreon account.
Marie Hartung writes from her living room recliner in the small-ish town of Monroe, WA. She’s a double-concentration graduate in both poetry and nonfiction from the Whidbey Island Writers’ Workshop MFA program and works as a Real Estate Agent. Her poetry and nonfiction work has appeared in S lab, East Jasmine Review, TalkingRiver, PoetryQuarterly, ThinAir, Whidbey LifeMagazine,SoundingsReview,ThirdWednesday, Cordite Review, Perceptions Literary Magazine, River Poets Journal, Raven Chronicles and in the anthology The Burden of Light. She was named a 2014 finalist for the Writers at Work Fellowship, 2014 finalist for the Eric Hoffer Award for Prose and a recipient of a fellowship scholarship award for the Summer Literary Series in Kenya. She has two sons age 13 and 15 who are the love of her life, although, NY pizza is a close second. Her wife has incurable ovarian cancer and one of her sons struggles with autism.
David Lohrey’s plays have been produced in Switzerland, Croatia, and Lithuania. In the US, his poems can be found at the S tickman R eview, N ew Orleans Review, and The Drunken Llama. Internationally, his work appears in Tuck, Expanded Field Journal, TerrorHouse, and Nthanda Review. His fiction can be seen at Dodging the Rain, Storgy, and Literally Stories. David’s collection of poetry, MACHIAVELLI’S BACKYARD, was published by Sudden Denouement Publishers. He lives in Tokyo.
David M eischen has been honored by a Pushcart Prize for his autobiographical essay, “How to Shoot at Someone Who Outdrew You,” originallypublishedinTheGettysburgReviewand available in Pushcart Prize XLII. Recipient of the 2017 Kay Cattarulla Award for Best Short Story from the Texas Institute of Letters and the 2012 Talking Writing Prize in Short Fiction, Meischen has fiction, nonfiction, or poetry in CopperNickel,TheEvansvilleReview,Salamander, Southern Poetry Review, The Southern Review, Valparaiso Fiction Review, and elsewhere. In addition to N opalito: A N ovel in S tories, he has written eight chapters toward a memoir— Crossing the N ueces: R eflections on a Divided Life. His poetry collection Anyone’s Son has been accepted by 3: A Taos Press, with publication set for 2019-20. Meischen has served as a juror for the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts; in the fall of 2015, he completed his second writing residency at Kimmel Harding Nelson. As a Pushcart winner, he has secured a residency at Jentel Arts for the fall of 2018. A native of Texas, Meischen was raised on a small farm in the brush country of South Texas, inland from Corpus Christi. Co-founder and Managing Editor of Dos Gatos Press, he lives in Albuquerque, NM, with his husband—also his co-publisher and co-editor—Scott Wiggerman.
Sean Patrick Mulroy is a nationally recognized writer and performer, and an award-winning professor. He holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is a 2013 Lambda Literary Fellow, a 2019 Villa Sarkia Resident Artist, and a 2017-2018 Writer-in- Residence at The Kerouac Project. His work has appeared in The Journal, Gay & Lesbian Review Worldwide, A&U, Assaracus, and Muzzle, among many others.
Dani Nelson is a queer actor/writer living in NYC. Her Beckettian one-woman show April is Over received 5 stars at Edinburgh Fringe in 2017. She holds a Master’s from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Classical and Contemporary Text (Acting).
Kenneth Pobo is the author of Loplop in a R ed City by Circling Rivers and the chapbook Calligraphy With Ball by Encircle Press. His work has appeared in H ashtag Queer: LGBTQ+ Creative Anthology, Volume 1 & 2 by Qommunicate Publishing. He’s a gardener, a spouse, a Bette Davis fan, and a minor authority on Tommy James and the Shondells.
Raven Sky is a polyamorous queer femme who hails from Canada and who is fueled by wanderlust, tea, books, and insatiable curiosity. She’s published erotica in the following anthologies: Best Lesbian Erotica Vol. 3, Escape to Pleasure: Lesbian Travel Erotica, and Lust in the Dust: Post-Apocalyptic Erotica.
Ulysses Tetu is a white, bi poet and Bear-in- training who lives in a swamp. His poetry appears in publications like Lovejets: Queer Male Poets on 200 Years of Walt Whitman and Lahar Berlin. He has a BA in Creative Sexual Communication and a stimulating beloved.