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Karin Kallmaker

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Karin Kallmaker has been exclusively devoted to lesbian fiction since the publication of her first novel in 1989. As an author published by the storied Naiad Press, she worked with Barbara Grier and Donna McBride, and has been fortunate to be mentored by a number of editors, including Katherine V. Forrest.
In addition to multiple Lambda Literary Awards, she has been featured as a Stonewall Library and Archives Distinguished Author. Other accolades include the Ann Bannon Popular Choice and other awards for her writing, as well as the selection as a Trailblazer by the Golden Crown Literary Society. She is best known for novels such as Painted Moon, Substitute for Love, Touchwood, Maybe Next Time and The Kiss that Counted.
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Love by the Numbers

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Unforgettable

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Painted Moon

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Wild Things

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The Kiss That Counted

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Touchwood

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All the Wrong Places

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Substitute for Love

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One Degree of Separation

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Just Like That

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