About Us

What is Erotica?

Erotica [ih-rot-i-kuh] is literature or art intended to arouse sexual desire. It is not pornography, which is understood to have sexual arousal as its main purpose. Erotica includes a sexual aspect but it is only one part of the larger aesthetic. In other words, writing erotica is not about graphic descriptions of people having sex, it’s about making your reader want to have sex. It’s a tease, a flirt, a seduction …

Who is Cthulhu?

H.P. Lovecraft wrote smart, surreal, supernatural horror stories in the early 20th century. Cthulhu is one of several fictional creatures created by Lovecraft in the early 20th century. Lovecraft’s stories, and some of the works of his followers, outline what we now call the “Cthulhu Mythos”. Mythos characters include both the monsters and the men who discovered them.

Cthulhurotica is the place where sex and madness meet.

Volume 2, edited by Carrie Cuinn and Don Pizarro, is currently in production.

3 thoughts on “About Us”

The Cthulhurotica Anthology – Steven James Scearce

[…] is now my great pleasure to announce  “Cthulhurotica,” a new take on the Cthulhu Mythos, “where sex and madness […]


I can’t believe i had no clue of your existence before today. And i really should have known, if you see what i mean:

What makes me submit stories to a particular market « Mae Empson

[…] am a sucker for an enticing cover.  Cthulhurotica became my number one priority market when I saw the cover.  It’s a proxy for me for the […]

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *