Vinnie Tesla's novelette "Ota Discovers Fire" received the Circlet Press Fantastic Erotica Award in 2012; it's in the associated print anthology, Fantastic Erotica (Circlet Press, 2013), and available as a stand-alone e-book. Other smutty writing includes the comic steampunk e-book The Erotofluidic Age (Circlet, 2011), and "Disarmed" in Silent Shadows Come (Circlet, 2014). He is currently at work on For Science!, an anthology of mad scientist-themed erotica slated to appear in late 2015, and a clean high fantasy crime novel, tentatively titled The Immortal Seven. He was the host of Circlet's short-lived author spotlight podcast, Circlet Presents. He also has several works of mimetic erotic fiction available for free on his website, He once had a pretty good blog at; any clanking and cursing you may hear from arise his current attempts to assemble a new one. He lives in Medford, Massachusetts with his spousalbeast and an arthritic schnauzer.