Diana Cage is an author and editor working at the intersection of sexuality, politics, and experimental writing. She is the author of six books and editor of two anthologies of fiction and essays. Her most recent book, Lesbian Sex Bible (Quiver, 2014) won a 2015 Lambda Literary Award.

Other books include Mind Blowing Sex: A Woman’s Guide (Seal Press, 2012), Girl Meets Girl: A Dating Survival Guide (Alyson Books, 2007), Threeways (Alyson Books, 2005), Bottoms Up: Writing About Sex (Soft Skull, 2004). Her current project, The Husbands, is a hybrid novel-essay that investigates relationships and the role that gender plays in agency and autonomy. 

In addition to writing and teaching, Diana works collaboratively with the What Would an HIV Doula Do? collective, organizing around testing and against HIV criminalization in order to bring attention to the HIV/AIDS crisis as an ongoing intersectional political reality. 

Prior to teaching, Diana spent ten years working in media. She was formerly editor of several magazines including On Our Backs, and Velvetparkbefore becoming host of The Diana Cage Show, a nightly talk radio show on SiriusXM.

Diana earned an MFA in Creative Writing From San Francisco State University. She lives in Brooklyn and teaches writing at Pratt Institute.

 

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