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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Kitty Tsui  

Pen Name: None


Born: 1953 in Hong Kong

-- Kitty Tsui on WorldCat --

Illinois Connection

Tsui is a former resident of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information


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Titles At Your Library

Words of a Woman Who Breathes Fire: Poetry and Prose
ISBN: 0933216068

Iowa City's Women's Press. 1983

*Good* condition no markings or highlights binding very good shows expected age (c.1983) but an overall decent copy of this rare book.

ISBN: B00070Z7II

Moving Parts Press. 1984

Breathless: Erotica
ISBN: 1563410729

Firebrand Books. 1996

How to describe writing about sex? "Pornography" seems old fashioned, male-oriented and "erotica," while kinder and gentler, feels like a marketing term. Kitty Tsui's Breathless carries the label "erotic" on its cover, but it's explicit, no-holds-barred, depictions of lesbian sex--including S-M, bondage, and rough play--feels closer to the hard edge of porn, not the gracefulness of "erotica." Tsui has been writing for more than a decade and is just now finding a wider audience, and it is about time. Breathless is beautifully written, and Tsui knows exactly what she is doing. The grace of the prose is countered, line by line, with sexual and emotional excitement that startles us, even as we are seduced by it. Breathless is a nonstop roller coaster that leaves us feeling just that.

Sparks fly.
ISBN: 1563335514

New York Masquerade 1997.. 1997

Book by Kitty, writing as Eric Norton Tsui



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