Jersey girl. Feminist. Writer on sex, books, pop culture, editor of @BWEoftheyear & 60+ anthologies. Subscribe to monthly newsletter with book giveaways at URL.

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I'm a freelance writer, erotica author, anthology editor, event organizer and writing instructor. I'm the author of Sex & Cupcakes: A Juicy Collection of Essays and editor of over 60 anthologies. My writing has been published in Cosmopolitan, The Daily Beast, Elle.com, The Frisky, Glamour, Th...

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@raquelita — 26,421 followers, 29,136 tweets

I didn’t march last year so I’m extra excited to head to the #WomensMarch2018 in NYC. Saw 4 women in their 70s on the bus in from NJ and lots more as I’m heading over.
I responded to the @bariweiss column on Aziz Ansari the way I learned to as a teenager: with a letter to the editor, quoted below. Read it in the link. Happy to be back on the @nytimes letters page after many years.  https://twitter.com/nytopinion/status/954494711313690624 
I’ve got new bookmarks to go with my new book and am doing a giveaway if you want one - see below. I’ll also be giving them out at my @PandPWharf reading Feb. 13 in Washington, DC.  https://twitter.com/bweoftheyear/status/953785450304606209 
RT @JillFilipovic: The missed opportunity of that Aziz Ansari story: a real conversation about gender inequality in the bedroom, and h… https://t.co/Z2t7DKb4gi
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What tools and software do you use to do your job?

Word, iTalk, Skype.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter. I interact with more people and can find sources and information quickly in real time.

What story are you most proud of writing or working on?

My New York Times article on librarians, Instagram and Bookface. It was wonderful to delve into a story about both words and images.