Most recently, Cynthia W. Gentry is the co-author, with Dana Fredsti, of What Women Really Want in Bed: The Surprising Secrets Women Wish Men Knew About Sex (Quiver), the follow-up to What Men Really Want in Bed: The Surprising Facts Men Wish Women Knew About Sex (Quiver). She is the author The Bedside Orgasm Book: 365 Days of Sexual Ecstasy (Fair Winds Press), reissued in paperback as Mind-Blowing Orgasms Every Day: 365 Wild and Wicked Ways to Revitalize Your Sex Life (Quiver).  She’s also the co-author, with Roxanne Colville, of Secret Seductions: 62 Naughty Nights, Lusty Liaisons and Sexy Surprises (Quiver) and the co-author, with David Ramsdale, of Red Hot Tantra: Erotic Secrets of Red Tantra for Intimate, Soul-to-Soul Sex and Ecstatic, Enlightened Orgasms (Fair Winds Press), for which she wrote the erotica.

Cynthia’s short story “Just Friends” was published on Gentry is frequently interviewed by magazines like Glamour and Cosmopolitan for articles on sex and relationships and has also appeared on radio shows such as Sex with Emily and Playboy Radio’s Night Calls.

Gentry’s fiction and journalism has appeared in Area i, The Montserrat Review and Reed Magazine, as well as magazines such as budget savvy. She has also covered film festivals for and has written for the Literary Arts section of Her film reviews for the Web site garnered a loyal and avid following.

Gentry has a master’s degree in journalism from the University of California at Berkeley, where she was the recipient of the Edna Kinard Prize, the Alfred & Ruth Thompson Perassolo Scholarship and a Regent’s Fellowship. She graduated with departmental honors from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English.