Katherine V. Forrest





Katherine V. Forrest

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in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
April 20, 1939

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Katherine V. Forrest is the groundbreaking author of Curious Wine, the Kate Delafield mystery series and the Daughters science-fiction series. She’s also known as a prolific editor with anthology and non-fiction credits in her own name as well as the editor of hundreds of novels. Dozens of lesbian writers count her among their mentors. Selected as the 2009 recipient of the Publishing Triangle’s Bill Whitehead Lifetime Achievement award, winner of four Lambda Literary Awards and the GCLS 2009 Trailblazer Award, she is widely credited as a founding mother of lesbian fiction writing. Katherine lives with her partner Jo in the Southern California desert. In addition to writing and editing, Katherine is also the Supervising Editor of Spinsters I ...more


Average rating: 3.80 · 6,956 ratings · 334 reviews · 31 distinct works · Similar authors
Curious Wine
3.84 of 5 stars 3.84 avg rating — 2,817 ratings — published 1983 — 10 editions
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Daughters of a Coral Dawn
3.77 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 527 ratings — published 1984 — 7 editions
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Amateur City (Kate Delafiel...
3.73 of 5 stars 3.73 avg rating — 496 ratings — published 1984 — 8 editions
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Murder at the Nightwood Bar...
3.76 of 5 stars 3.76 avg rating — 434 ratings — published 1987 — 7 editions
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An Emergence of Green
3.79 of 5 stars 3.79 avg rating — 333 ratings — published 1986 — 7 editions
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The Beverly Malibu (Kate De...
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 319 ratings — published 1989 — 9 editions
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Murder by Tradition (Kate D...
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 285 ratings — published 1991 — 8 editions
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Apparition Alley (Kate Dela...
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 221 ratings — published 1997 — 7 editions
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Liberty Square (Kate Delafi...
3.83 of 5 stars 3.83 avg rating — 206 ratings — published 1996 — 5 editions
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Daughters of an Amber Noon
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 203 ratings — published 2002 — 3 editions
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“They ought to put a statement on the Bible just like they put on cigarettes - like, the contents of this book may freeze-dry your brains.”
Katherine V. Forrest, Murder at the Nightwood Bar

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