Next Up in the Tradition of Sadomasochistic Erotic Literature: Ariel Sands


Ariel Sands, the pseudonym of an internationally known nonfiction writer, is now exploring the fictional domain.

Her first novel, Never the Face: A Story of Desire, explores sadomasochistic obsession through a sexually graphic narrative.  Read what the author has to say about writing, gender, human sexuality, and the tradition of sadomasochistic literature.

Claire Rush studies Geography and French at UC Berkeley. She lives in one of the largest co-ops in North America and has been an active member in the Berkeley Student Cooperative for the last two years. Apart from yoga and biking and the occasional hike, her main activities include chilling, hanging around, trying to teach herself how to cook, daydreaming about Burning Man, and watching seasons of old TV shows on the internet. More from this author →