Pleasure Salon – Book Party: Amorous Congress

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Date: Monday,  November 6, 2017
Time: 6-10:00 pm (Happy  Hour until 8pm; $2 off all drinks!)
Where: The Delancey, 168 Delancey Street on the Lower East Side of Manhattan
Directions: J/M/Z to Essex St.; B/D Grand; F to Delancey. Exit the north side of the street)

This month, we’re celebrating the publication of “Amorous Congress: A Collection of New Victorian Erotica”, edited by L. Leonora Solomon.


The Victorian era is often regarded as a very austere period, but Amorous Congress: A Collection of New Victorian Erotica demonstrates that this was not always the case at all. Award-winning editor F. Leonora Solomon has curated stories by outstanding contemporary erotica writers who reimagine the sensual sensibilities of the 19th century in decadent stories.

Amorous Congress takes the reader to another time filled with poor houses and brothels, secret societies and manor houses—even some of Charles Dickens characters make an appearance. Languid, corseted and gloved, Amorous Congress is a titillating read that guarantees happy endings of all varieties.

Leonora will read from the book, and there will be giveaways and books for sale.

This event is free. 21+, please.

We’re currently expanding our leadership team. Let us know if you’re interested in co-hosting.

Pleasure Salon gatherings bring together members of the BDSM, swinger, alternative gender, LGBTQ, sex-activist, porn, sex educator, nudist, sex-magic, polyamory, Pagan, radical faerie, tantra, sex-blogger, sex writer, pervert and sex-worker communities, and others whose passion is sex or sexuality. Pleasure Salon was founded in 2007 to build community, allowing sex-positive people to cross-pollinate. Our mission is to help create a sex-positive world by building networks across the sex-positive community. It is a place for conversation and the open exchange of ideas.

Join us in building New York’s pleasure positive community, and bring your like-minded friends to this social gathering. The Pleasure Salon embraces respect, acceptance, and non-judgmental support in this public space. Dress is casual to sexy.

Please help us get word out to all your friends in the sex-positive community!

In pleasure,

Patricia Johnson, Selina Fire, Mark Michaels  & Viviane
Pleasure Salon Founders and Hosts

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