Alison Tyler (born ca 1969
) is the pseudonym of an American author, editor and publisher of erotica, living in Northern California. She has authored over 20 explicit novels, hundreds of short stories and has edited more than 60 erotic anthologies. She runs her own publishing company, Pretty Things Press (“Pretty on the outside, dirty on the inside”).
Tyler began writing professionally in the 1990s  selling stories to Penthouse Variations and Playgirl. Her first novel was published by Blue Moon when she was 23. Tyler went on to write twelve novels for Masquerade Books before moving to Virgin Books’ Black Lace and Cheek imprints in 1999.