Susie Bright is the author of the national blockbusters Full Exposure and The Sexual Condition of the Union, as well as the groundbreaking Best American Erotica and Herotica series. She is the host of Audible's In Bed With Susie Bright, the most popular and longest-running sex education program in television history. She was the co-founder and editor of On Our Backs magazine, and she was the first journalist to cover erotica in the mainstream press. Bright, a founder of the sex-positive movement, delivered the first university course on pornography and had a lasting sexual impact with her roles in films such as Bound and The Celluloid Closet. Aretha Bright is her daughter, and she lives with her partner, Jon Bailiff. She is currently based in the city of Santa Cruz, California.