This “Delicate, Trembling Flower of Submission” © is a NYC born and raised writer, actress, BDSM Educator, Storyteller and an Award-Winning Executive Pervert. She served as International Ms Leather 2010 and was named Ms. San Francisco Leather 2009. Her latest project, co-authored with Lee Harrington, is Playing Well With Others: Your Guide to Discovering, Exploring and Navigating the Kink, Leather and BDSM Communities. She is the author of the Toybag Gude: Taboo Play. Her essays appear in Best Sex Writing 2010, Kiss my Boots, and The Ultimate Guide to Kink. Mollena is a featured educator with The Kink Academy and a columnist for SexIs Magazine. Her background includes spoken word, classical theater, dance, performance art, and all manner of stagecraft. Mollena has been featured on the Folsom Street Fair 2010 Poster, as well as modeling for Stormy Leather. A founding member of Crowded Fire Theater Co. and former co-host of San Francisco's Queer Open Mic, Mo blogs as The Perverted Negress at Mollena.com.