Lori Selke grew up wandering the stacks of the Michigan State University Library while her mother pursued a doctorate in chemical engineering. For variety, she would make up stories based on the front covers of the science fiction paperbacks she found at the city library and at home. She currently lives in Oakland, California in a non-traditional family household consisting of three adults and twin children, plus a cat.
She started her publishing career in the pages of early-90’s zines such as Fat Girl, where she was the health columnist, and Black Sheets. She later went on to co-curate the spoken-word series “Perverts Put Out!,” currently the longest-running spoken-word series in San Francisco, and work on the editorial staff of the infamous lesbian sex magazine On Our Backs.
Lori's previously published work includes her collection of dyke erotica, Lost Girls and Others. She also co-edited the science fiction anthology Outlaw Bodies with Djibril Al-Ayad for The Future Fire Press. Her stories have appeared at or in Asimov's, Strange Horizons, Other Magazine, Genderflex, Spicy Slipstream Stories, Women of the Bite, and Demon Lovers: Succubi. Some of her favorite literary/experimental erotica can be found in Homewrecker: An Adultery Reader and Fucking Daphne. Her poetry appears in Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics. Her journalism has appeared at or in Girlfriends, Curve, The SF Weekly and EthicalFoods.com.