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Thomas S. Roche’s debut novel is The Panama Laugh, a science fiction zombie apocalypse about viral media, military contracting, and LOLZ. It releases September 6, 2011 from Night Shade Books.

Roche has been a blogger, short story writer, editor, marketing executive, and web reporter for more than a decade, having written regularly for Techyum.com, TinyNibbles.com, Night-Bazaar.com, Gothic.net, GettingIt.com, WriteSex.net, GoodVibes.com, 13thStreet.com and many other websites.

He is a community sex educator in San Francisco with San Francisco Sex Information, a nonprofit educational organization.


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Hello! I’m Thomas Roche, and you probably know me as a fiction writer. I’m posting here as part of the “blog tour” for Stories of O: Orgasmic Erotica edited by Alex Algren. It came out this month in ebook format from Cleis Press, long one of my favorite publishers to work with — and one of my favorite publishers to read, too. They’...

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