Shop > Artists' Books


One Valencia Lane

Bettina Davis
Badlands Unlimited
Artists' Books
11.2 × 17.5 × 0.7 cm
122 pp

“An antidote to the comparative ocean of mass-produced and self-published smut”
—ELLE Magazine

Greta lives a life of leisure in New York City with her hot but boring workaholic husband, Landon. One night, the mysterious Sir Dannlo invites her to a mansion upstate, where Greta finds herself indulging in pleasures her marriage can’t fulfill.

One Valencia Lane by Bettina Davis is one of the New Lovers, a series of short erotic fiction published by Badlands Unlimited. Inspired by Maurice Girodias’ legendary Olympia Press, New Lovers features the raw and uncut writings of authors new to the erotic romance genre. Each story has its own unique take on relationships, intimacy, and sex, as well as the complexities that bedevil contemporary life and culture today.

Each novella in the New Lovers series is an independent story of about 12,000 – 18,000 words in length. One Valencia Lane is an Eyes Wide Shut-esque tale where appearances are deceiving & a sexual awakening comes from the least expected place.

The design of New Lovers pays homage to the classic covers of the books published by Olympia Press. The “soft-touch” lamination and embossed lettering on the front covers of the paperback editions make these novellas a precious edition to any library. Both paperback and ebook editions feature special color endpaper artworks by Paul Chan.

Softcover, perfect-bound, b&w.

  1. One Valencia Lane

Related Items

  1. Al Bedell: I Would Do Anything For Love
  2. Cara Benedetto: Burning Blue
  3. Lilith Wes: We Love Lucy
  4. Andrea McGinty: God, I Don’t Even Know Your Name
  5. Flag Over Valencia
  6. Yvonne Rainer: Poems
  7. Claudia La Rocco: The Best Most Useless Dress
  8. Aruna D’Souza: Whitewalling: Art, Race & Protest in 3 Acts
  9. Mazes
  10. James Langdon: A School for Design Fiction
  11. Nicholas Frank: The Sound of the Horn
  12. Joseph del Pesco and Marlo Yarlo: The Museum Took a Few Minutes to Collect Itself
  13. Steffanie Ling: Nascar
  14. Slow Twisting
  15. Peter MacCallum: Documentary Projects 2005 - 2015
  16. Kenneth Goldsmith: Letter to Bettina Funcke
  17. Journal d’Echo

  18. Jun Li: Impermanent Instant
  19. Unstable Ground
  20. The Benefit of Friends Collected
  21. Dave Weir: (omega omega)
  22. Liz Deschenes, Secession
  23. Cabin Time: Green River
  24. Cabin Time: Wilderness
  25. Sarah Tripp: You Are of Vital Importance
  26. José Esteban Muñoz: Disidentifications
  27. REVOLUTION: a reader
  28. Sexuality
  29. Anonynous: The Guilded Beaver