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Close Calls: New Lesbian Fiction
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An original and compelling anthology of lesbian stories that highlights some of the most interesting writing currently being produced
"A collection that is without exception well-written. original, and compelling. Highly recommended. — Library Journal
In this acclaimed anthology, Susan Fox Rogers has assmebled twenty-one new stories that reflect the complexity and richness of lesbian life today. The stories included here explore the meanings of an entire spectrum of topics such as family, love and loss, children, violence, and sex. Pairing already established writers with those who are in print for the first time, and featuring the work of Ruthann Robson, Donna Allegra, Gwendolyn Bikis, Linda Smukler, Wickie Stamps, Anna Livia, among others, Rogers shows the reader that some of the most interesting and innovative writing being done in America today is coming from lesbian authors.
"This book reflects the reality of lesbian life and deserves the attention and readers that the Women on Women series has garnered. Once again, Rogers demonstrates her skill in fashioning anthologies to mirror our culture". — Lambda Book Report
Close Calls presents twenty-one new stories that reflect the complexity and richness of lesbian life today, exploring a wide range of topics such as family, love and loss, children, violence, and sex. Susan Fox Rogers has brought together both established and new writers, including Ruthann Robson, Donna Allegra, Gwendolyn Bikis, Linda Smukler, Wickie Stamps, Anna Livia, among many others. Close Calls showcases the innovative and provocative writing that makes lesbian fiction today.
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