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This is a little plug for some of the books I've either authored or contributed to. The list is below, and you can (conveniently and not coincidentally!) purchase any of them from the handy links to Amazon.

**You can buy some of these titles by clicking on the links and the book covers**

Books I've written or contributed to:

* I'm one of the contributor's to the anthology xoxo: Sweet & Sexy - edited by Kristina Wright and published by Cleis Press (December 17, 2013)
*  My illustrated novella Fourth Floor Walk Up/Her African Lovers was published by Diabolic Muse Press (ISBN: 978-0-9879340-2-4 - February 16, 2013).
* My short story "Neddy" appears in an e-book anthology from Xcite Books entitled Desperate Measures (ISBN: 9781908766809 - Xcite Books: 22nd March 2012)
* Will Santillo: La Petite Mort: Female masturbation, fantasies & orgasm [Hardcover] Dian Hanson (Editor), Will Santillo (Photographer) Taschen (June 11, 2011)
* Sex, Celestial Bodies & the Single Woman [Kindle Edition] Anya Wassenberg (Author) Amazon Digital Services (June 8, 2011) - Print edition from CreateSpace (July 2011)

* Window Dressing: A Collection of Four Erotic Stories [Abridged] [Audible Audio Edition] by Cathryn Cooper (Author), Anya Wassenberg (Author), Dee Dawning (Author), Kitti Bernetti (Author), Lynn Lake (Author), Katy Anderson (Narrator) Summersdale Publishers Ltd (May 19, 2011)
* Bad Romance [Kindle Edition] Robin Wolfe (Editor) Freaky Fountain Press (February 28, 2011)
* The Mammoth Book of the Kama Sutra [Paperback] Maxim Jakubowski (Editor) Running Press; Upd Exp edition (September 30, 2008)
* Five Minute Fantasies 3 (v. 3) [Paperback] Cooper (Editor) Xcite Books (December 25, 2007)
* Night+Day Toronto (The Cool Cities Series) [Paperback] Neil Carlson (Author), Anya Wassenberg (Author) Pulse Guides (July 25, 2007)
* Amazonas Transpuestas (Transformed Amazons) [Paperback] Mauricio Luzuriaga (Photographer) 1ST edition (2007)
* The Fun Seeker's Toronto: The Ultimate Guides to One of the World's Hottest Cities (The Fun Seeker's Travel) [Paperback] Anya Wassenberg (Author) Greenline Publications (July 25, 2005)
* Mammoth Book of Women's Erotic Fantasies (Mammoth Books) [Paperback] Sonia Florens (Editor) Robinson Publishing (September 23, 2004)
* The Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica, Volume 3: The Latest Annual Collection (Mammoth Books) [Paperback] Maxim Jakubowski (Editor) Running Press (January 13, 2004)
* Grunt and Groan: The New Fiction Anthology of Work and Sex [Paperback] Matthew Firth (Editor, Introduction), Max Maccari (Editor)Boheme Press (October 28, 2002)
* On the scaffold.(Scaffold Theater Project's open-air production of the 'Twelfth Night'): An article from: Performing Arts & Entertainment in Canada [HTML] [Digital] Anya Wassenberg (Author) Performing Arts & Entertainment in Canada (Refereed) Date: June 22, 1998

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Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company Spring 2013 Toronto Performances

From a media release:

The new season brings
Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company
to new heights and new audiences

March 20-24, 2013 - A Night in Madrid
April 25-28, 2013 - Annual Toronto Season - World Premiere of Portales

TORONTO : Following on the heels of Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company's (EESDC) 30th anniversary year where its production Aguas/Waters was named one of the top five dance shows of 2012 by NOW Magazine, the early months of 2013 are full of excitement and possibility for Esmeralda and the company, which brings the finest flamenco and Spanish Classical Dance to Toronto stages.

March 20-24, 2013 - A Night in Madrid
Company dancers Esmeralda Enrique and Paloma Cortés perform Spanish Classical dance with the celebrated Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra and Chamber Choir for A Night in Madrid featuring the Iberian flavoured music of composer Luigi Boccherini who made his home in Spain. His work is infused with the sounds of Spanish and gypsy folk music.

March 20-24 …

Polina Semionova to Appear as Guest Artist with American Ballet Theatre

From a media release:


New York - Polina Semionova, a principal dancer with Berlin State Opera Ballet, will debut as a Guest Artist with American Ballet Theatre for the 2011 Metropolitan Opera House season, it was announced January 14, 2011 by Artistic Director Kevin McKenzie. With ABT, Semionova will perform Kitri in Don Quixote at the matinee on Saturday, May 21, opposite David Hallberg as Basilio, and the dual role of Odette/Odile in Swan Lake on Saturday evening, July 2, opposite Hallberg as Prince Siegfried.

Born in Moscow, Semionova studied at the Bolshoi Ballet School before joining the Berlin State Opera Ballet as the company’s youngest principal dancer. Her repertoire with Berlin State Opera Ballet includes Odette-Odile in Swan Lake, Nikiya in La Bayadère, Marie in The Nutcracker, Princess Aurora in The Sleeping Beauty, Swanilda in Coppélia, Kitri in Don Quixo…

Harlem Stage Digital Event: A Drop Of Midnight October 13 & 15 2020

From a release:Harlem Stage Digital Event:
A Drop Of Midnight
October 13 & 15 2020A two-part conversation with Jason ‘Timbuktu’ Diakité and his creative team around the developmental process of creating his autobiographical theater project, A Drop of Midnight. In this conversation Jason will take us on his journey to becoming one of Sweden’s chart-topping hip-hop artists and a best-selling author. He’ll also share the story of how a mixtape from Brooklyn traveled across the waters to the tiny village of Lund, Sweden and altered the course of his life forever. We will examine the impact of hip hop music and culture on the globe. How has hip-hop united communities of color globally?  How do you translate a personal story into a universal truth? How do you build a creative team? How has the current climate of social justice informed your artistic practice? Jason will read excerpts from the play and share some of the music. October 13—Part IIn this conversation A Drop of Midnight author…

So You Can't Go: Six Ways To Travel Virtually

So You Can't Go:
Six Ways To Travel VirtuallyTravel is limited for most of us in the world these days. For Canadians, it depends on the province you live in, but with the border to the US still closed, and other options limited at best, virtual travel from the couch can provide at least a view with a difference at a time when you may well need it most. Google Cardboard – VR On A BudgetYou don't need a lot of cash to get into travel via virtual reality. Google Cardboard is a line of VR viewers that are, well, made of cardboard, and are priced starting at $12CAD.If you check out this link, you'll find out how to download the software to your smartphone.At this link, you can get yourself an actual Google Cardboard for a hands-free VR experience. Google Cardboard apps offer a variety of ways to experience our beautiful planet, including Google Earth itself, which can take you anywhere, along with apps to view museums and cultural artifacts, and more.Ascape VRAscape has a huge l…

Fall for Dance North Debuts 2020 Festival: Live + Digital Experiences Sept 29–Oct 18 2020

From a media release:Fall for Dance North Debuts 2020 Festival
Captivating Live + Digital Experiences on Newly Enhanced Digital PlatformToronto’s premier international dance festival launches curated collection of original content and proprietary programs on new custom-built websiteTORONTO, ON — Fall for Dance North (FFDN) proudly presents the 6th edition of its esteemed international dance festival, The Flip Side, from Sept. 29–Oct. 18, 2020
Featuring a new, Netflix-style digital platform, an enhanced line-up of free programming, and a ticketed signature livestream presentation featuring six world premieres by Canadian dancemakers, FFDN has reimagined the festival experience to offer audiences an intimate connection to the art form of dance during these extraordinary times.Starting on Sept. 29, free programs will be released at daily, including an original podcast, a quirky interview series in a bathtub, a poetry + music album, a new dance film featuring 46 Ryerson Schoo…