Victoria McManus lives in Philadelphia. "Poppet," her most recent story under her pseudonym, Elspeth Potter, appeared in Sex in the System: Stories of Erotic Futures, Technological Stimulation, and the Sensual Life of Machines from Thunder's Mouth Press, edited by Cecilia Tan. Her recent interview with James Patrick Kelly appeared in Strange Horizons. Outside of writing, she sings with the Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia. She completed her undergraduate degree in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology at Bryn Mawr College and has a Master's Degree in Anthropology from Temple University.

Upcoming and recent fiction by Elspeth Potter: "Detox." Summer 2007. So Fey: Queer Faery Fictions. Haworth Press. Steve Berman, ed. "Silver Skin." [early 2007] Periphery: Erotic Lesbian Futures. Haworth Press, Lynne Jamneck, editor. "Mo'o and the Woman." January 2007. Best Lesbian Romance 2007. Cleis Press. Angela Brown, ed. "Mo'o and the Woman." Fishnet Magazine. Heather L. Shaw, ed. "Ducal Service." July 2006. The MILF Anthology: 21 Steamy Stories. Blue Moon Books/Avalon Publishing Group. Cecilia Tan and Lori Perkins, eds. "Poppies Are Not the Only Flower." Fall 2006. Lipstick on Her Collar, and Other Tales of Lesbian Lust. Pretty Things Press. Rakelle Valencia and Sacchi Green, eds. "Worship." January 2006. Mammoth Book of Best New Erotica. Robinson (UK)/Carroll & Graf (USA). Maxim Jakubowski, ed. "Twisted Beauty." June 2005. Best of Best Women's Erotica. Cleis Press. Marcy Sheiner, ed.