List of erotic authors
This is a list of notable authors of literature connected in some way with BDSM or fetish. (Note that some of the links on this page are to external sites.)
Manuals and guides
- Gloria G. Brame, Ph.D -- author of An Exploration of the World of Sexual Dominance and Submission and Come Hither : A Commonsense Guide To Kinky Sex.
- Dossie Easton -- co-author of The Ethical Slut
- Janet Hardy -- co-author of The Ethical Slut as Catherine A. Liszt. Also published as Lady Green.
- William A. Henkin, Ph.D -- author of "Consensual Sadomasochism"
- Fetish Diva Midori
- Ovid -- Roman author famous for the Ars Amatoria
- Larry Townsend -- author of the Leatherman's Handbook and Stalked: An Anatomy of Sexual Obsession (1999)
- Two Knotty Boys
- Vatsyayana -- famous for the Kama Sutra
- Jay Wiseman -- author of SM 101: A Realistic Introduction
- Violet Blue author of a number of guides.
- Laura Antoniou -- author of The Marketplace
- Aran Ashe
- Georges Bataille -- author of The Story of The Eye
- Jean de Berg (also, Jeanne de Berg and Catherine Robbe-Grillet)
- Penny Birch
- Pat (later, Patrick) Califia -- author of Macho Sluts
- Jaqueline Carey -- Fantasy fiction author
- John Cleland -- author of Fanny Hill
- Anne Gray -- bondage author.
- Robert A Heinlein -- Science fiction author often credited with popularising modern polyamory.
- Laurell K. Hamilton -- author of the Anita Blake novels.
- Adrian Hunter -- (BDSM and bondage).
- James Joyce -- author of Ulysses
- Arabella Knight
- D. H. Lawrence -- author of Lady Chatterley's Lover
- Leopold von Sacher-Masoch -- author of Venus in Furs
- Henry Miller -- author of Tropic of Cancer
- Anais Nin
- John Norman -- best known for the "Chronicles of Gor"
- John Preston -- best known for his homosexual leather novels
- Pauline Réage -- author of Story of O
- Anne Rice, also writing as A. N. Roquelaure
- Catherine Robbe-Grillet
- the Marquis de Sade -- author of Justine, or the Misfortunes of Virtue
- John Savage, bondage expert and novelist
- Wendy Swanscombe
- Cecilia Tan -- see her official page for a short biography.
- Mark Twain -- author of 1601
- Tyjord -- American author of bondage stories.
- Catullus -- Roman erotic poet
- Sextus Propertius -- Roman poet
- Sappho -- Greek poetess from the island of Lesbos who wrote love poetry to young women.
- Belle de Jour, blogger
- Vanessa Duriès, author of Le lien
- Dollie llama, author of Diary of an S&M Romance and podcaster