In honor of poetry month, Buzznet and BUST Magazine have partnered with actress and author Amber Tamblyn to launch a poetry competition for writers, poets, and creatives alike, inviting them to share their work for a chance to have it recognized by over a MILLION readers online and in print!  HERE'S WHAT YOU COULD WIN:An autographed copy of Amber Tamblyn's book Bang DittoA prominent feature on the front page of BuzznetYOUR poem published in the ... Read More
When I saw these gorgeous, crafty covers, I knew you BUST readers would definitely enjoy them as well. As part of the publishing house’s Fall 2011 collection and as part of their Penguin Threads series, Penguin is planning to release these whimsical book covers for three classics. Artist Jillian Tamaki was commissioned to design hand-sewn covers for Jane Austen's Emma, Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden, and Anna Sewell’s Black ... Read More
Want to be part of BUST Magazine's biggest spring event to date? We've doubled the size of this year's BUST Magazine Craftacular and Food Fair -- which takes place on Saturday, May 21st -- and moved to a beautiful new event space at 82 Mercer Street in the heart of SoHo, NYC:The BUST Craftacular is NYC's best-attended indie craft fair; it attracts thousands of eager attendees who love the unique vendors, groovy DJs, and awesome raffles!We're looking for over ... Read More
BUST Magazine is giving away two free tickets to the Roe on the Rocks benefit concert for Planned Parenthood NYC! The event takes place next Monday, April 4th, at Bowery Ballroom and doors open at 7 PM. The show will feature live performances from Thao with The Get Down Stay Down, Ana Egge, The Bloodsugars, and comedian host Sara Benincasa. For your chance to win this pair of tickets, e-mail giveaway@bust.com with the subject line "Roe on the Rocks giveaway" and ... Read More

Susie Sexpert!

BY jodi sh doff in Feminizzle |

Okay, so nobody's called her Susie Sexpert in a long time, but it's not a name she's outgrown, exactly. Susie Bright was at the forefront of sex positive activism, and the co-founder of On Our Backs. You know her from the Best American Erotica series, or from the Herotica series. Maybe you know her from the Audible show, In Bed with Susie Bright.  But you know her and she's influenced your life and the world you've grown up in whether you know it or ... Read More