Cecilia Tan is one of the most prolific and bestselling erotica writers and is also an editor and sexuality activist. She is the author of Black Feathers, The Velderet, and Telepaths Don't Need Safewords. She has the distinction of being the only writer to have erotic fiction published in both Penthouse and Ms. magazines, as well as in scores of other magazines and anthologies. She is the founder and editor of Circlet Press, publishers of erotic science fiction and fantasy. She is also the Media Relations Director for the New England Leather Alliance. She lives in Cambridge, MA.