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

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Curious Wine

3.87 avg rating — 4,646 ratings — published 1983 — 16 editions
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3.75 avg rating — 832 ratings — published 1984 — 12 editions
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Daughters of a Coral Dawn

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Murder at the Nightwood Bar...

3.86 avg rating — 690 ratings — published 1987 — 13 editions
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An Emergence of Green

3.80 avg rating — 555 ratings — published 1986 — 9 editions
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The Beverly Malibu (Kate De...

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Murder by Tradition (Kate D...

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Liberty Square (Kate Delafi...

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Apparition Alley (Kate Dela...

3.90 avg rating — 325 ratings — published 1997 — 8 editions
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Daughters of an Amber Noon

3.75 avg rating — 277 ratings — published 2002 — 5 editions
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“Soul selects her own Society”
Katherine V. Forrest, Curious Wine

“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

“terrific, Princess.”
Katherine V. Forrest, An Emergence of Green

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