Violet Blue is the best-selling, award-winning author and editor of over twenty books on sex and sexuality, a number of which have been translated into several languages, and contributor to a number of nonfiction anthologies. Violet is the sex columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle with a weekly column titled Open Source Sex, and has a podcast of the same name that frequents iTunes’ top ten. She is a sex educator who lectures at UC Berkeley’s Boalt Hall School of Law, UCSF and community teaching institutions; she writes about erotica, pornography, sexual pleasure and health for major publications (such as O, The Oprah Magazine and Forbes.com) and various blogs. She is an author at Metblogs SF; a video correspondent for Geek Entertainment Television; she is on the Gawker Media payroll as girl friday contributor and editor at Fleshbot. In January 2007, Violet was named a Forbes Web Celeb 25. She is a San Francisco native and human blog.
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