Tristan Taormino is an award-winning author, columnist, editor, and sex educator. She is the editor of the Best Lesbian Erotica series and Hot Lesbian Erotica, and she is the author of Tristan Taormino’s True Lust, Down and Dirty Sex Secrets, and The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women. Tristan is a columnist for the Village Voice, Taboo, and Velvet Park, and her writing has also appeared in Vibe, Spectator, The Advocate, and more than 15 anthologies. Tristan has been featured in more than 200 publications, including the New York Times, Redbook, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Entertainment Weekly, Details, New York magazine, Men’s Health, and Playboy. She has also appeared on CNN, MTV, Oxygen, the Discovery Channel, The Howard Stern Show, Ricki Lake, Real Sex, The Big Idea with Donny Deutsch, Scarborough Country, and over 50 radio shows. Tristan directed the adult videos The Ultimate Guide to Anal Sex for Women, Tristan Taormino's House of Ass, and Chemistry. She lives in New York City.