Naomi Holoch is co-editor, with Jon Nestle, of the Women on Women series of anthologies of American lesbian short fiction and the author of short stories and a novel, Offseason. She teaches French language and literature, lesbian and gay fiction, and fiction writing at SUNY-Purchase.
Joan Nestle, author of the award-winning A Restricted Country and A Fragile Union and editor of The Persistent Desire: A Femme-Butch Reader, is also co-founder of the New York-based Lesbian Herstory Archives. Along with Naomi Holoch, she has edited three volumes of Women on Women anthologies. She also had the honor of working with John Preston on Sister and Brother: Lesbians and Gay Men Talk about Their Lives Together. In 1996 she was awarded the Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement in Lesbian and Gay Literature by the Publishing Triangle. For close to thirty years, she taught writing in the SEEK Program at Queens College, CUNY.
Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
Publisher: Vintage On Sale: June 1, 1999 Price: $19.00
The Vintage Book of International Lesbian Fiction presents a range of literary voices--from twenty-seven countries spanning six continents--and offers glimpses of lesbian life in unfamilar, often exotic climes.We follow an Irish woman as she travels through time in search of a wronged maiden, and anticipate the harrowing fate of a married...
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