Philadelphia’s Erotic Literary Salon, Featuring Philadelphia’s Smartest, Raciest Comedian, Rachel Fogletto, Along With Attendee Readers, Tuesday, June 17.
Monday, May 26, 2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
PCSalons@gmail.com – contact: Susana Mayer, Ph.D., Salonnière,
PCSalons@gmail.com – reserve a time slot to read at Salon (5 min max)
www.theEroticliterarysalon.com – guidelines for reading.
www.theEroticliterarysalon.com – blog: events, Salon notices, erotica, and guidelines.
The Erotic Literary Salon will be held Tuesday, June 17. Rachel Fogletto got her start at the Salon, and has gone on to produce and host the monthly show Comedy-Gasm! An unabashed mostly stand-up showcase “by the unashamed, for the unashamed.” Rachel also co-hosts a monthly all-female podcast “Wait,Wut?” She has performed in the Boston Comedy Arts Festival in 2013 as well as the Women in Comedy Festival May 2014. RachelFogletto.com, twitter @RachelFogletto
Approximately twenty attendees will also entertain with their 5-minute sex memoirs, rants, short stories and poetry.
The Talk: For Adults TBA, check the website for updates.
PHILADELPHIA: The Erotic Literary Salon, unique in the English-speaking world has launched a growing movement mainstreaming erotica. Salons attract a supportive audience of 65 or more individuals. Approximately 20 participate as writers, readers, storytellers, spoken word performers of original works/words of others, the rest just come to listen, enjoy and applaud. Frances, our resident nonagenarian (97 years young) occasionally recites her original erotica.
Salons gather the 3rd Tuesday of every month at TIME (The Bohemian Absinthe Lounge), 1315 Sansom Street, Center City, Philadelphia. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. (limited seating), for cocktails, food and conversation. Talk and Q&A between 7:00-7:30, readings begin at 8:00, Adult Sex-Ed from 10:30-11. Admission is $10, discounted for students, and seniors to $8. Salon attendees must be 21.
Creator of this event, Dr. Susana, is Philadelphia’s best-known sexologist. She lends her voice to the Salon by offering relevant information to support the discussions that arise in the Salon and blog.
“…surprisingly comfortable….Salon devotees praise her for the space she has created….”
“I think Susana is doing a very brave thing.”
Philadelphia Inquirer, February 10, 2010
“There are laughter and tears along with the hot rush of blood – to the face.
Daily News, March 15, 2010
“I never knew such a life of honesty could exist. I finally found a home I can be comfortable in…this event changed my life.
First-time attendee and reader 2013