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Chicken: 10 Year Anniversary Edition: “I Loved this Book”

“I loved this book. It is a hilarious and fascinating look into the shadowy world of sex for hire, but also a deeply moving, empathetic, finely written portrait of a young man coming of age, struggling with both emotional and physical survival. Colorful, bizarre characters, and an authentic narrative voice had me hooked from page […]

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Publisher’s Weekly Review of Chicken: Self-Portrait of a Young Man for Rent, Ten Year Anniversary Edition

Chicken: Self-Portrait of a Young Man for Rent, Ten Year Anniversary Edition “Ten years ago, this debut memoir from Sterry burst upon the literary scene with an energy and inventiveness that captured his little-known subject matter—teenage life in Los Angeles as a rent boy working for a benevolent pimp named Sunny whose “rich, generous, horny friends,” […]

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Sex Worker Litquakerati: Hookers Tell Tall Tails & Burlesque Dancers Shake Booties

  Litquake: The Make-Out Room October 17, 3225 22nd 7 PM Ex-teen rent boy David Henry Sterry will ride herd over this cavalcade of seamy, steamy stories, with an all-star lineup of the finest burlesque dancers and sex-working writers money can buy; PhDs and high school dropouts, soccer moms and hot dommes, $5,000-a-night call girls […]

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Chicken: 10 Year Anniversary Edition

It’s a sick twisted Wonderland, and I’m Alice.

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Sex Worker Literati: NYC, KGB Bar, Sept 15

Ex-teen manchild rent boy David Henry Sterry will ride herd over a cavalcade of seamy, steamy stories with an all-star lineup of the finest sex working writer/performers money can buy.

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Dear John Letters: An Anthology of Stories from Hookers, Customers, and Assorted Sex Workers

Somehow, at this point in our culture, it’s easier to say “I’m a prostitute,” than “I’m a John.”

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David Henry Sterry Sex Talk Radio 4 Johns Marks Tricks & Chickenhawks

Great conversation w/ Jon Pressick on Selling it, buying it, sex books $ love on Sex Talk Radio 4 Johns Marks Tricks & Chickenhawks https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/49778184/david_henry_sterry.mp3

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Johns Marks Tricks & Chickenhawks Beautiful Review from Publishers Weekly

“Hilarious, courageous, raw, and intelligent writing that breaks taboos and smashes misconceptions.” Publisher’s Weekly

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Having Sex with Craigslist Prostitue/Escort/Ho/Industrial Sex Technician: A True Story

This is from a reading I did at Litquake, in Vesuvio’s, the historic North Beach literary watering hole.                  

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Rosabelle Selavy Takes Her Clothes Off @ Sex Worker Literati

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Big Black Stud Does Monkey Love: Sex Worker Literati Presents Stephen Lloyd

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Hos, Hookers, Call Girls and Rent Boys Gets Big Love

Purchase the Book Paperback : Amazon.com | Barnes & Nobles | Indiebound | Softskull | Powells Ebook : Kindle | Nook | iBookStore | Kobo Signed Book : Contact me Discuss the Book Hos, Hookers, Call Girls and Rent Boys featured on the cover of the Sunday New York Times Book Review.  Written by Toni Bentley. […]

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Sex Worker Literati: The Preacher & the Barker

Jesus, Big Dick, the Virgin Mary, & the Garden of Eden David Henry Sterry does a Preacher & a strip club barker battling for your soul & flesh.  

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Jodi Sh. Doff @ Sex Worker Literati on Hustling, Drugs & Death

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Zoe Hansen Gets Fucked by a Trick @ Sex Worker Literati

X-madame Zoe Hansen makes love connection w/ trick who fucks her royally

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Jessica Rabbit Dirty Dances for Santa @ Sex Worker Literati

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Akynos Dances Extra Sexy

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A Conversation With the Naked Anthropologist About Sex Trafficking

When I first came out as an ex-sex worker, I started getting invited to prostitute and sex worker conferences. There are two distinct groups who inhabit this world: decriminalizationists and abolitionists. Decriminalizationist conferences are populated by academics, policy wonks and activists, plus a few current and former hos, hookers, call girls and rent boys. Abolitionist […]

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Craig’s List, Whoring & Murder on Daily Beast

Article on Daily Beast about sex work, Craig’s List & murder

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Sex Worker Literati on Black Book Thanks Good Night Mr Lewis Sun Dec 19, 9PM

“They Walk Among Us” is something from a ‘50’s space invaders movie, a tag line from the McCarthy era, and an accurate description of sex workers in clubs. The oldest profession thrives in late night venues, where liquored-up potential Johns with about as much chance of scoring as the New York Jets are easy marks. […]

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New York Times Love, Heartache and Hollywood, & a Wild Thing Dirty Dancing

As 2010 turns into a bent shriveled old man, and 2011 prepares to be contracted out of the universe’s uterus, I’m filled with a profound sense of gratitude and happiness that I am not yet dead. Yes, it’s true, 2010 saw George Bush and Justin Bieber join Paris Hilton in the rank of best-selling authors. […]

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Painful Sex @ My First Orgy from Chicken @ Sex Worker Literati

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“My Favorite Book: Chicken”

I’m an avid reader, but when trying to figure out something suitable for my favorite book entry, I had to think of something that I can read over and over again. My book shelf is overflowing with books that I love, and some of them I’ve read more than once. But most books, I read […]

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Time Out NY: The Perfect Sunday, Nov 28: Whitney, Blue Note & Sex Worker LIterati

Time Out NY Give a nice shout-out: The Perfect Sunday Nove 28: go to the park, the Whitney, a Broadway show, the Blue Note, & Sex Worker Literati, @ Bowery Poetry Club, 7pm.

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Rose the Sex Worker, Steven, & His Shit-stained Tighty Whities

Rose, a sarcastic sex worker, gives some money back after Steven, in his shit-stained tighty whities, buys 2 1/2 Masturbation shows, read by writer poet Aimee De Long at Sex Worker Literati.

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Aimee DeLong: Fantasy Booth Chick & Military Dude w Glowstick Up His Ass

A sarcastic fantasy booth sex worker chick services a military dude who puts a glowstick up his ass, and when he’s done, tells her: “You’re the real heroes.” By writer Aimee DeLong at Sex Worker Literati.

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Sisyphus, Boy Prostitute in See-Through French Maid’s Outfit & Sexy Lesbians at Sex Worker Literati

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How Hos, Hookers, Call Girls & Rent Boys Ended Up in Bed with TV’s Friends Co-Creator

This story starts when I was 17, alone in Hollywood with $27 in the pocket of my nuthugging elephantbells.  I had just arrived to begin my collegiate career at Immaculate Heart College, where I planned to study existential under a bunch of radical nuns.  That night, while admiring Marilyn Monroe’s handprints in front of Grauman’s […]

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Anne Hanavan & the Cop/Pig Who Tried to Do Her (w/ Artporn)

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How I Became a Whore @ Sex Worker Literati

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Alex Kinney, Doctor of Pornolgy, Does WH Auden

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Ontario Superior Court judge strikes down prostitution law

Amending prostitution law puts kids at risk, court told In prostitution case, Crown’s witnesses characterized as liars and alarmists Court challenge takes on sex work prohibitions In a landmark decision striking down the core of the controversial law, Ontario Superior Court Judge Susan Himel said that the law forces women to operate their business furtively […]

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SEX WORKER LITERATI 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY BLOWOUT SEPT 15 BOWERY POETRY CLUB

SEX WORKER LITERATI HOS, HOOKERS, CALL GIRLS, RENT BOYS (with friends & allies) 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY BLOWOUT BOWERY POETRY CLUB , 8pm 308 Bowery, NYC Sex Worker Literati is moving uptown – and by uptown we mean the Bowery – for a lust-drenched 1 year anniversary cavalcade extravaganza. After packing them in downtown every month […]

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