Philadelphia’s Erotic Literary Salon, Featuring Two Exceptional, Award Winning Poet, Merilyn Jackson and Sex-Educator Caitlin Murphy, Along With Attendee Readers, Tuesday, August 19.
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, August 19. Merilyn Jackson will read some of her erotic poems and the racier passages of the new romantic mystery novel she has just begun to write, Dutch Treat.
Caitlin Murphy is a Philadelphia local Sex Educator, Writer, and Consultant as well as the Head Educator and Coordinator of the newly-founded Philadelphia Academy of Sex Education. Her talk will explore the necessity for a more inclusive sex education at all ages and for all people in our society today.
Approximately twenty attendees will also entertain with their 5-minute sex memoirs, rants, short stories and poetry.
The Talk: For Adults – TBA
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. 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