Most recently, Marilyn Jaye Lewis was honored to have her
feature-length screenplay, TELL MY BONES: THE HELEN LaFRANCE STORY,
selected as a Second-Rounder at the Austin Film Festival (2012).
2011, her first foray into self-publishing -- her erotic novel, FREAK
PARADE -- took home the Silver Medal at the Independent Publishers
Awards in New York City.
2011 also saw the publication of her historical
novel about early Hollywood, TWILIGHT OF THE IMMORTAL -- a novel Ms.
Lewis researched for 9 years in her efforts to catch the era as
believably as possible. The novel is available in both trade paper and
Her upcoming works include two additional feature
length screenplays for 2013, and a multi-media memoir, Manhattan Mon
Amour, which will include 10 of her original songs from the 1980s with a
companion MP3 collection titled Recipes from Hell's Kitchen.
As a groundbreaking multi-media producer, author, and editor, Marilyn Jaye Lewis has been interviewed in numerous magazines, on syndicated radio, Internet radio, cable television, and Canadian syndicated television.
She was the founder of the Erotic Authors Association, the first
American organization to honor literary excellence in the erotic genre,
and was its Executive Director from 2001 - 2006.
Ms. Lewis' collection of memoirs, Entangled Lives: Memoirs of 7 Top Erotica
(Alyson Books), upon publication was a front page feature on
and was nominated for a 2007 Lambda Literary
As editor, Lewis’s anthologies include the controversial Zowie! It’s
Yaoi! Western Girls Write Hot Stories of Boys’ Love
Press), and Stirring Up A Storm: Tales of the Sensual, the
Sexual, and the Erotic
, (Running Press) -- nominated
for 3 Pushcart Prizes for Short Fiction and featuring short fiction by
Selma Blair, Dorothy Allison, Joyce Carol Oates and Margaret Atwood,
among many others.
Her popular erotic romance novels include When Hearts Collide
(2003) and When the Night Stood Still
(2004) and were distributed
exclusively by Barnes & Noble nationwide.
She is the author of the critically acclaimed modern erotic fiction
classic, Neptune & Surf.
Called “a sensational debut” by The
newspaper in London, Neptune & Surf
selected as one of The Guardian
‘s Top Ten Summer Reads for 1999.
Hailed by the American Book Review
as “reminiscent of Sergio
Leone’s Once Upon A Time in America
”, Neptune & Surf
won Ms. Lewis London’s Erotic Writer of the Year award for 2001.
She was co-editor of the international best-selling art book, The
Mammoth Book of Erotic Photography
(Constable UK). Her erotic short stories and
novellas have appeared in numerous anthologies in the United States and
Europe and have won many citations and awards, including the New Century
Writers Award and finalist in the William Faulkner Writing Competition.
In the late 1990’s, as president of Marilyn’s Room, Inc., Marilyn was executive producer on numerous spoken word recordings for fiction authors and poets, and she sponsored and/or produced live video and audio web casts of spoken word performances in conjunction with Broadcast.com and Pseudo.com. As web mistress, her erotic multi-media sites won numerous awards, in particular inclusion in Playboy’s
Online Hall of Fame for her groundbreaking erotic fiction web site Other-Rooms.com.
As head writer for RomAntics Inc., her work was highlighted on HBO, won
an AVN award for Best Adult CD ROM game of 1998, and received critical
recognition in Entertainment Weekly
, the popular American
Marilyn Jaye Lewis
is represented by Philippa Burgess of Creative Convergence, Inc. in Los Angeles.