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Local writers featured in latest issue of erotic journal

Six Wellington writers are featured in the latest issue of Aotearotica, the sex-positive, inclusive erotica magazine filled with modern writing, art and illustration.

The fifth issue of the Dunedin-based magazine features short writing by Wellington writers George Banach-Salas, George Fowler, Zoe Higgins, Will Whiten and Essa May Ranapiri, and a longer piece by Monica Macansantos who recently left the capital to return to the Philippines.

Aotearotica 5 is already on to its second printing, and copies can be found from the end of this week at Unity Books and Vic Books, or ordered from http://aotearotica.co.nz/

Dunedin-based editor Laura Borrowdale, recently profiled in Good Weekend, will be visiting Wellington to run workshops on writing erotica for the VUWSA event Sex in the Hub, a full day of panels, activities and prizes all in the name of better sex education on 13 September as part of its Thursdays in Black series.