Bring Out of the Binders to your next conference or event! Directors Lux Alptraum and Leigh Stein are available to speak on a number of topics, including increasing diversity in the media and literary arts, feminist activism that generates results, and inclusive community building. Please contact us for rates and availability.

LuxBinderConAbout Lux: Lux Alptraum is a writer, sex educator, comedian, and consultant. Past projects have included gigs as the editor, publisher, and CEO of Fleshbot, the web’s foremost blog about sexuality and adult entertainment; editor-at-large for Nerve.com and How About We Media; a sex educator at an adolescent pregnancy prevention program; an HIV pretest counselor; and the founder of Boinkology, a blog about sex and culture. She has spoken on a variety of topics at Harvard University, Brown University, Yale University, NYU, Columbia University, Ohio State University, SXSW, and New York City’s Museum of Sex.

Areas Of Expertise:

  • online media
  • crafting a multi-hyphenate career
  • destigmatizing taboo topics

leighsteinAbout Leigh: Leigh Stein is the author of the novel The Fallback Plan, which made the “highbrow brilliant” quadrant in New York Magazine’s approval matrix, and a full-length collection of poetry, Dispatch from the Future, which was selected for Publishers Weekly’s Best Summer Books of 2012. Her third book, a grief memoir called Land of Enchantment, is forthcoming from Blue Rider Press in 2016. She has given readings and talks at Columbia University, Kelly Writers House (UPenn), New School University, the University of Wynwood (Miami, FL), College of DuPage (Glen Ellyn, IL), the AWP conference, the New York Public Library, and the New York Society Library.

Areas Of Expertise:

  • writing and publishing without an MFA
  • writing in multiple genres
  • the young memoirist