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 — 4,147 ratings — published 1983 — 13 editions
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Amateur City (Kate Delafiel...

3.75 avg rating — 731 ratings — published 1984 — 11 editions
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Daughters of a Coral Dawn

3.79 avg rating — 679 ratings — published 1984 — 8 editions
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Murder at the Nightwood Bar...

3.83 avg rating — 598 ratings — published 1987 — 12 editions
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The Beverly Malibu (Kate De...

3.94 avg rating — 451 ratings — published 1989 — 12 editions
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An Emergence of Green

3.80 avg rating — 475 ratings — published 1986 — 9 editions
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Murder by Tradition (Kate D...

4.01 avg rating — 381 ratings — published 1991 — 10 editions
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Liberty Square (Kate Delafi...

3.93 avg rating — 265 ratings — published 1996 — 7 editions
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Apparition Alley (Kate Dela...

3.89 avg rating — 295 ratings — published 1997 — 8 editions
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Daughters of an Amber Noon

3.73 avg rating — 256 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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