Press Release – July 17 – Erotica Author Gwen Masters plus Frances, “Go the Fok to Sleep,” also relationship discussion

Philadelphia’s Erotic Literary Salon, Featuring Erotica Author Gwen Masters, plus Frances (95 years young) Reading “Go the Fok To Sleep,” & Relationship Discussion, Along with Salon Erotic Readings from Attendees, Tuesday, July 17.



Monday 24, 2012



Contact: Susana Mayer, Ph.D., Salonnière,

Sign-up to read starting 7:30 pm, detailed guidelines at website. – blog sex news, Salon notices, erotica, and guidelines.



The Erotic Literary Salon will be held Tuesday, July 17th. Gwen Masters will be presenting a reading, the passage will be a surprise. She will also be giving away print copies of her books, “A Week in the Snow,” and “The Green Room.” Her gifts to thank the attendees of the Salon.


The Salon has been given permission by the author Adam Mansbach. to video tape Frances reading from his best selling book, Go the Fok to Sleep. This is a repeat reading, the summer attendees who had the privilege to hear her first reading laughed until tears ran out of their eyes. Not to be missed.

A discussion will be held after the readings focusing on passion/power play. Couples who are involved in the BDSM community and express their sexuality in this manner, will be present to answer questions.

PHILADELPHIA: The Erotic Literary Salon, unique in the English-speaking world has launched a growing movement mainstreaming erotica. Salons attract a supportive audience of 70 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 (95 years young) often 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 7:30 p.m. (limited seating), for cocktails, food and conversation. The event begins promptly at 8:00 p.m. Admission is $10, discounted for students, and seniors (65+) 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.

Warren Katz, first time attendee and reader



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