Curriculum Vitae

Trainings

Body Electric School, national (Seattle, WA, New York, NY, Albany, NY, San Francisco, CA) 1999-current
Urban Tantra, San Francisco, CA, 2013
Teach Now, online, 2012
Sacred Intimacy through a Tantric Lens, Seattle, WA 2011-2012
Community Word Project, 2005-2006
Bent Teacher Training, 2003

Board Experience

BUTCH Voices, Media Chair, Oakland, CA 2010-2013
Lesbian Sex Mafia, Programming Co-chair New York, NY 2011-2013
Bent: Writing Institute for Queers, Media Chair, Seattle, WA 2001-2005

Judge

International Ms Leather, San Francisco, CA April 2013
Lambda Literary Foundation Lammy Awards, New York, NY 2011 and 2012
Publishing Triangle Awards, New York, NY 2007

Awards

Mentioned as one of three 2010 Best Sex Bloggers in the Village Voice
#27 on the Top 100 Sex Bloggers of 2010
The Lezzys 2009 Lesbian Weblog Awards: Best Lesbian Sex/Short Story/Erotica Blog
#10 on the 2009 Top 100 Sexy Bloggers list
The Lezzys: 2008 Lesbian Weblog Awards: Best Lesbian Sex/Short Story/Erotica Blog, Best Gender Bending Blog
#7 on the 2008 Best Sex Toy Reviewers list
#1 on the 2008 Top 100 Sex Bloggers list
Finalist for 2007 Lesbian Blog of the Year

Publications

The Big Book of Orgasms: 69 Sexy Stories edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel
Twice the Pleasure: Women’s Bisexual Erotica edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel
Stripped Down: Lesbian Sex Stories edited by Tristan Taormino, Cleis Press
Anything for You: Erotica for Kinky Couples edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel, Cleis Press
Best Lesbian Erotica 2012 edited by Kathleen Warnock, selected and introduced by Sinclair Sexsmith, Cleis Press, 2012
Take Me There: Trans & Genderqueer Erotica edited by Tristan Taormino, Cleis Press, 2011
Gotta Have It: 69 Stories of Sudden Sex edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel, Cleis Press, 2011
Persistence: All Ways Butch And Femme edited by Ivan E. Coyote & Zena Sharman, Arsenal Pulp Press, 2011
Best Lesbian Erotica 2011 edited by Kathleen Warnock and Lea Delaria, Cleis Press, 2011
Sometimes She Lets Me: Best Butch/Femme Erotica edited by Tristan Taormino, Cleis Press, 2010
Visible: A Femmethology Volume II edited by Jen Burke, Homofactus Press, 2010
Love Me Tender: Romantic Tales of Pleasure and Pain edited by Mira Paul, Ravenous Romance, 2010
Best Lesbian Erotica 2009 edited by Tristan Taormino, Cleis Press, 2009
Afternoon Delight: Erotica for Couples edited by Alison Tyler, Cleis Press, 2009
Frenzy: 60 Stories of Sudden Sex edited by Alison Tyler, Cleis Press, 2008
Best Lesbian Erotica 2007 edited by Tristan Taormino, Cleis Press, 2007
Love at First Sting: Sexy Tales of Erotic Restraint edited by Alison Tyler, 2007
Secret Slaves: Erotic Stories of Bondage edited by Rachel Kramer Bussel, Alyson Press, 2006
Best Lesbian Erotica 2006 edited by Tristan Taormino, Cleis Press, 2006

Chapbooks

Urban Ornithology, 2007
FYI Writing Group chapbook, 2007
Fervor: Poems from the East Village, Pleasure Boat Studio, 2008
Valence: Fool’s Gold in the Shape of Poems, 2006
Covet, 2002

Web Content Producer

Sugarbutch.net, 2006-current
BUTCH Voices, 2012-2013
Queer Eye Candy, 2008
Butch Lab, 2009
Top Hot Butches, 2008
Khunt.net, 1998-2002
Feminist Media Watch, 1998-2000
A Watercolour Stain, 1996-1999

Columnist

What They Are Asking, 2010-current
Good Vibrations Magazine, 2009-current
Feministing, 2011
Fearless Press, 2012-current
SexIs, 2007-2011
Carnal Nation, 2010
CyberDyke, 2008

Workshops & Performances

See http://www.mrsexsmith.com/appearances/previous-events/

Education

University of Washington Seattle, Bachelor’s of Arts in Gender Studies & Creative Writing, 2004
Seattle Central Community College, Associate of Arts, 2002