2013 Lesbian Fiction Appreciation Event Overview

Jan 27, 2013 by

Roundup of posts:
Publisher Storm Moon Press on QUILTBAG romance
Author Lucy Felthouse on and Changes in Lesbian Fiction
Author Elizabeth Thorne on Writing Lesbian Erotica
Author Leigh Ellwood on Girl on Girl
Author Jolie Du Pre on Older Woman-Younger Woman
Author Rebekah Weatherspoon on Writing Multi-Cultural Lesbian Literature
Author Jill Sorenson’s F/F Wishlist
Author Alyssa Linn Palmer and the Year of Lesbian Fiction
Author Suleikha Snyder on F/F Romance: Screen But Not Heard
Author Debra Hyde on Winning the Lambda Literary Award
Author Cathy Pegau and Lesbians in Science Fiction
Author Teresa Wymore on Sex Matters
Author Cheryl Dragon on Lesbian Book Covers
Author Heather Massey on Lesbian Steampunk
Author Catherine Lundoff on Finding Inspiration in History
Author Linda Kay Silva on Loving Those We Can’t See Again
Author Laura Hardgrave and Taking Lesbian Fiction Beyond the Stars
Interview with Stacy Taylor Co-Owner of Lazy Day Publishing
Author Vanessa Wu and the Lure of the Feminine
Author Radclyffe on Crossroads: Community as Character
Author Harper Bliss: Lesbian Fiction Does Sell Well!
Author Katie Porter on Writing F/F
Blogger Jen from That’s What I’m Talking About on Reading Lesbian Romances
Author Louisa Bacio on the Love of a Woman
Goodreads F/F Group Says Hello
Author Paisley Smith on Dark Themes
Author Leni King: Coming Out With Erotic Lesbian Poetry
Evernight Publishing on Writing F/F
Danika from The Lesbrary Talks Lesbian Book Recommendations
Author Ana Vitsky on Writing F/F
Lesbian Fiction: Living History by Radclyffe
Lesbians in Fiction…of Lesbian Fiction by author and editor Kate Richards

The total number of traffic that visited during the event came to over 32,000 (Averaged 2,300 visitors a day)

The top 3 posts for the event:

3. Jill Sorenson’s F/F Wishlist
2. Author Heather Massey on Lesbian Steampunk
1. Danika from The Lesbrary Talks Lesbian Book Recommendations

Winners of contests:

Better off Red and Blacker than Blue (Rebekah Weatherspoon):  4theluvofmary 
Harper Bliss High Rise series: Cathy in AK 
Katie Porter’s O Come All Ye Kinky: She
Paisley Smith’s Every Waking Hour: Jolie du Pre
Thank you to everyone who participated and all those who stopped by to read the 33 posts for the second annual Lesbian Fiction Appreciation Event! Cheers!


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  1. A great event with fantastic info and insight. And I get to check out new-to-me authors! Yay!

    Thanks so much!

  2. Thanks for the round-up, looking forward to reading through all the posts!

  3. I really appreciate all of the hard work you put into organizing this event. Features like this really help expand my reading horizons.

    By the way, there was a post at Tor.com recently about lesbian SF/F–great read and full of book recs:


    And wow, glad to see lesbian steampunk was such a draw!

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  5. Such a cool event. So sorry I missed it.


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