Best Erotica Fiction Writing Reference Books

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1. Crush (Yale Series of Younger Poets)

Author: by Richard Siken
Yale University Press
80 pages

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The 2004 winner of the Yale Younger Poets competition: a powerful, confessional, erotic collection Finalist for the 2005 National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry “Siken writes about love, desire, violence, and eroticism with a cinematic brilliance and urgency that makes this one of the best books of contemporary poetry.”Victoria Chang, Huffington Post Richard Siken’s Crush, selected as the 2004 winner of the Yale Younger Poets prize, is a powerful collection of poems driven by obsession and love.

Siken writes with ferocity, and his reader hurtles unstoppably with him. His poetry is confessional, gay, savage, and charged with violent eroticism. In the world of American poetry, Siken’s voice is striking. In her introduction to the book, competition judge Louise Glck hails the cumulative, driving, apocalyptic power, [and] purgatorial recklessness of Siken’s poems.

She notes, Books of this kind dream big…. They restore to poetry that sense of crucial moment and crucial utterance which may indeed be the great genius of the form.

2. Rumi: The Book of Love: Poems of Ecstasy and Longing

Author: by Coleman Barks

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Now in paperback, this is the definitive collection of Americas bestselling poet Rumis finest poems of love and lovers. In Coleman Barks delightful and wise renderings, these poems will open your heart and soul to the lover inside and out.

There are lovers content with longing.Im not one of them. Rumi is best known for his poems expressing the ecstasies and mysteries of love of all kinds – erotic, divine, friendship -and Coleman Barks collects here the best of those poems, ranging from the wholeness one experiences with a true lover, to the grief of a lovers loss, and all the states in between: from the madness of sudden love to the shifting of a romance to deep friendship – these poems cover all the magnificent regions of the heart.

3. Aimless Love: New and Selected Poems

Author: by Billy Collins
261 pages

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERAmerica’s favorite poet. The Wall Street JournalFrom the two-term Poet Laureate of the United States Billy Collins comes his first volume of new and selected poems in twelve years. Aimless Love combines fifty new poems with generous selections from his four most recent booksNine Horses, The Trouble with Poetry, Ballistics, and Horoscopes for the Dead.

Collins’s unmistakable voice, which brings together plain speech with imaginative surprise, is clearly heard on every page, reminding us how he has managed to enrich the tapestry of contemporary poetry and greatly expand its audience. His work is featured in top literary magazines such as The New Yorker, Poetry, and The Atlantic, and he sells out reading venues all across the country.

Appearing regularly in The Best American Poetry series, his poems appeal to readers and live audiences far and wide and have been translated into more than a dozen languages. By turns playful, ironic, and serious, Collins’s poetry captures the nuances of everyday life while leading the reader into zones of inspired wonder.


Erotism: Death and Sensuality

Author: by Georges Bataille
City Lights Publishers
280 pages

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Taboo and sacrifice, transgression and language, death and sensualityGeorges Bataille pursues these themes with an original, often startling perspective. Bataille challenges any single discourse on the erotic. The scope of his inquiry ranges from Emily Bronte to Sade,from St. Therese to Claude Levi-Strauss and Dr. Kinsey.

The subjects he covers include prostitution, mythical ecstasy, cruelty, and organized war. Investigating desire prior to and extending beyond the realm of sexuality, he argues that eroticism is “a psychological quest not alien to death.” ” … One of the most original and unsettling of those thinkers who, in the wake of Sade and Nietzsche, have confronted the possibility of thought in a world that has lost its myth of transcendence.”Peter Brooks, New York Times Book Review “Bataille is one of the most important writers of the century.”Michel Foucault “[An] urgent, thrusting book about love, sex, death and spirituality by Georges Bataille.”Mark Price, Philosophy Now “A philosopher, essayist, novelist, pornographer and fervent Catholic who came to regard the brothels of Paris as his true ‘churches’, Georges Bataille ranks among the boldest and most disturbing of twentieth-century thinkers.

5. Let Us Compare Mythologies

Author: by Leonard Cohen
96 pages

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Published in 1956 when he was twenty-two years old, Let Us Compare Mythologies is Leonard Cohen’s first book. Long out of print, it is now available exactly as it appeared fifty years ago as one of the four hundred copies published by the McGill Poetry Series in Canada, with its original cover and illustrations by Canadian artist Freda Guttman.

6. Robert Mapplethorpe: Polaroids

Author: by Sylvia Wolf
256 pages

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Robert Mapplethorpe’s black-and-white Polaroid photographs of the 1970sa medium in which he established the style that would bring him international acclaimare brought together in this new paperback edition. Critically praised for his finely modeled and classically composed photographs, Robert Mapplethorpe remains intensely controversial and enormously popular.

This book brings together almost 300 images from the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation’s archive and private collections to provide a critical view of Mapplethorpe’s formative years as an artist, revealing the themes that would inspire Mapplethorpe throughout his career. Included is a selection of color Polaroids and objects incorporating his early “instant” photography.

Some images convey a disarming tenderness and vulnerability, others a toughness and immediacy that would give way in later years to more classical form. The author traces the development of Mapplethorpe’s use of instant photography over a period of five years, from 1970 to 1975, when the artist worked mainly in this medium.

7. Sex in the Sea: Our Intimate Connection with Sex-Changing Fish, Romantic Lobsters, Kinky Squid, and Other Salty Erotica of the Deep

Author: by Marah J. Hardt
February 9, 2016

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An Oprah.Com “Best Book for National Reading Month”Forget the Kama Sutra. When it comes to inventive sex acts, just look to the sea. There we find the elaborate mating rituals of armored lobsters; giant right whales engaging in a lively threesome whilst holding their breath; full moon sex parties of groupers and daily mating blitzes by blueheaded wrasse.

Deep-sea squid perform inverted 69s, while hermaphrodite sea slugs link up in giant sex loops. From doubly endowed sharks to the maze-like vaginas of some whales, Sex in the Sea is a journey unlike any other to explore the staggering ways life begets life beneath the waves.

Beyond a deliciously voyeuristic excursion, Sex in the Sea uniquely connects the timeless topic of sex with the timely issue of sustainable oceans. Through overfishing, climate change, and ocean pollution we are disrupting the creative procreation that drives the wild abundance of life in the ocean.

With wit and scientific rigor, Hardt introduces us to the researchers and innovators who study the wet and wild sex lives of ocean life and offer solutions that promote rather than prevent, successful sex in the sea. Part science, part erotica, Sex in the Sea discusses how we can shift from a prophylactic to a more propagative force for life in the ocean.

8. The Erotica Handbook: (How to Write Erotica) A guide to making $100 an hour writing erotica short stories and selling them online (Emily Baker Writing Skills and Reference Guides)

Author: by Emily Baker
88 pages

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A best-selling writer provides her proven formula to writing erotic stories that sell. You will learn how to generate hundreds of story ideas, cover designs, and characters. How to get past writer’s block. How to use the monster mirroring technique.

The most profitable keywords, word counts, kinks. THE EROTICA HANDBOOK also includes a thesaurus with a mountain of sexy synonyms to help speed up your writing. Working from home has never been easier, and erotica is the only genre where new authors can price a short story at $2.

99 and sell 100 copies in three weeks. THE EROTICA HANDBOOK is the cutting-edge blueprint to obtaining pleasure and money. Don’t deny yourself the joy of making $200 while you sleep.BUY NOW

9. The Beauty of the Husband: A Fictional Essay in 29 Tangos (Vintage Contemporaries)

Author: by Anne Carson
May 20, 2009

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The Beauty Of The Husband is an essay on Keats’s idea that beauty is truth, and is also the story of a marriage. It is told in 29 tangos. A tango (like a marriage) is something you have to dance to the end.

This clear-eyed, brutal, moving, darkly funny book tells a single story in an immediate, accessible voice29 tangos of narrative verse that take us vividly through erotic, painful, and heartbreaking scenes from a long-time marriage that falls apart. Only award-winning poet Anne Carson could create a work that takes on the oldest of lyrical subjectsloveand make it this powerful, this fresh, this devastating.

10. $500 A Day Writing Kindle Erotica For Amazon: A Step-By-Step Strategy Guide

Author: by Darby Jones
May 28, 2020

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There has never been a better time to get into the erotica business. These are notoriously ravenous readers, and the popularity of the genre has surged immensely during the recent lockdown. If you can give the customers what they want, it soon becomes just like printing money.

This is a no-nonsense guide to making $100 an hour writing erotica short stories and selling them on-line. A step-by-step strategy to researching, writing and packaging. No padding or fluff, just the essential tactics and best practices for writing successful bonkbusters.

A master-class in perverted prose. Order this book today, read it tomorrow and then pop your e-publishing cherry the day after.

11. Telling the Stories of Life through Guided Autobiography Groups

Author: by James E. Birren
208 pages

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Telling the Stories of Life through Guided Autobiography Groups, based on James Birren’s 25 years of conducting autobiography groups, discusses all the topics an organizer faces while developing a program for adults who want to recall and write down their life histories.

This book is ideal for adult education programs, church groups, social workers, psychologists, gerontologists, and others who work with adults who might be interested in exploring, recording, or sharing their personal histories. It helps professionals and trained workshop leaders at community centers, senior centers, schools and other settings guide group participants in exploring major themes of their lives so that they can organize and write their stories and share them in a group with others on the same journey.

This exercise is rewarding for adults of any age in a period of transition or with interest in gaining insight from their own stories. Personal development and a feeling of connection to other participants and their stories is a natural outcome of this process.

12. A Panorama of American Film Noir (1941-1953)

Author: by Raymond Borde
City Lights Publishers
200 pages

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When it appeared in France in 1955, A Panorama of American Film Noir was the first book ever on the genre: this clairvoyant study of Hollywood film noir is at last available in English translation. A Panorama of American Film Noir addresses the essential amorality of its subject from a decidedly Surrealist angle, focusing on noir’s dreamlike, unwonted, erotic, ambivalent and cruel atmosphere, and setting it in the social context of mid-century America.

Beginning with the first film noir, The Maltese Falcon, and continuing through the post war “glory days,” which included such films as Gilda, The Big Sheep, Dark Passage and The Lady from Shanghai, Borde and Chaumeton examine the dark sides of American society, film and literature that made film noir possible, even necessary.

A Panorama of American Film Noir includes a film noir chronology, a voluminous filmography, a comprehensive index and a selection of black-and-white production stills.”Incredibly, this is the first English translation of the very influential 1955 French book that initially identified, described and assessed the Hollywood movies that we now term film noir …

13. Stevens: Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series)

Author: by Wallace Stevens
Everyman's Library
256 pages

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These Everyman’s Library Pocket Poets hardcover editions are popular for their compact size and reasonable price. Poems: Stevens contains a selection, chosen by Helen Vendler, of over sixty of Stevens’s poems, revealing with renewed force his status as our supreme acrobat of the imagination.

14. Edna St. Vincent Millay: Selected Poems: (American Poets Project #1)

Author: by Edna St. Vincent Millay
231 pages

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Praised by poets and critics ranging from A.E. Housman and Thomas Hardy to Edmund Wilson, Edna St. Vincent Millay’s bold, exquisite poems take their place among the enduring verse of the twentieth century. Claiming a lyric tradition stretching back to Sappho and Catullus and making it very much her own, Millay won over her contemporariesand readers ever sincewith her passion, erotic candor, formal elegance, and often mischievous wit.J.D.

McClatchy’s introduction and selections offer new and surprising insights into Millay’s achievement. Included are her most beloved and justly admired poems, such as the wry bohemian anthem “Recuerdo” and the sonnet sequence Fatal Interview, the poetic record of a love affair that is presented in its entirety.

McClatchy has also chosen works that extend our sense of Millay’s range: translations, her play Aria da Capo, and excerpts from her libretto The King’s Henchman. “I have for the most part been guided by my taste for Millay at her tautest and truest,” writes McClatchy.

15. The Throne of the Third Heaven of the Nations Millennium General Assembly: Poems Collected and New

Author: by Denis Johnson
Harper Perennial
240 pages

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From the award-winning poet and novelista must-have collection of his four previous books of poetry plus a selection of new, unpublished work.

16. Eva Hesse and Hannah Wilke: Erotic Abstraction

Author: by Eleanor Nairne
196 pages

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An in-depth look at these two American artists, who explored issues of sexuality and feminism in the 1960s and 1970s in their sculpture and photography. This exhibition and accompanying book offers the first opportunity to appreciate the resonances between the studio practices of Eva Hesse and Hannah Wilke.

Both artists found themselves drawn to unconventional materials, such as latex, plastics, erasers, and laundry lint, which they used to make work that was viscerally related to the body. They shared an interest in repetition to amplify the absurdity of their work.

These repeated forms-whether Hesse’s spiraling breast or Wilke’s labial fold-sought to confront the phallo-centricism of twentieth-century sculpture with a texture that might capture a more intimate, psychologically charged experience. Eleanor Nairne, the curator of the exhibition, writes the lead essay, followed by texts by Jo Applin and Anne Wagner.

An extensive chronology by Amy Tobin includes primary-source materials, which bring a new history of how both artists’ work sits in relation to the wider New York scene. Also included are excerpts of both artists’ writing.