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Publishing/Production: Down There Press: Press Releases: Herotica 6® Snags ForeWord Magazine's Erotica Book of the Year Award

For Immediate Release

March 27, 2000

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Leigh Davidson
(415) 974-8985 ext 205

Herotica 6® Snags ForeWord Magazine's Erotica Book of the Year Award

San Francisco -- Herotica® 6 (Down There Press) has scooped up ForeWord Magazine's Erotic Book of the Year Award. Leigh Davidson, managing editor for Down There Press, will be present at BookExpo America, the book industry's annual trade show at McCormick Place in Chicago, on June 3 to accept the award.

The sixth volume of the ground-breaking Herotica® series, in its third printing since its Spring 1999 release, penetrates the intricate and complex subject of commitment and sex. New and favorite authors Carol Queen, Shar Rednour, Joan Leslie Taylor and Kate Dominic explore sexy solutions to the challenges of introducing new desires, enlivening routine sex, taking other lovers, losing a partner and creating family. Their exciting stories stretch and play with the meaning of commitment and the connection between partners through sex.

The bestselling series has over one-quarter million books and audiotapes with the Herotica® name on them and is now available from Publishing in e-book format with other Down There Press titles. Selected stories from Herotica® 6 can be heard on-line at

Down There Press is celebrating 25 years as the nation's only press devoted exclusively to books on sexuality. Down There Press has a list of innovative, lively and sex-positive titles for adults and children, including Lambda Literary Book Award finalist I Am My Lover, Small Press Book Award winner First Person Sexual,Good Vibrations: The New Complete Guide to Vibrators, Exhibitionism for the Shy, Sex Toy Tales, Femalia and the Good Vibrations Guides series.

ForeWord Magazine provides news and reviews about independent and university presses to book buyers and publishers. Its on-line component targets publishers, booksellers, and librarians.