Catherine Lundoff

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in Brooklyn, NYC, The United States




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Catherine Lundoff’s stories have appeared in over 80 publications including Callisto: A Queer Fiction Journal, The Cainite Conspiracies, Ghosts in Gaslight, Monsters in Steam, So Fey: Queer Faery Stories, The Mammoth Book of Professor Moriarty Adventures, Tales of the Unanticipated, Periphery: Erotic Lesbian Futures, Farrago’s Wainscot and Best Lesbian Erotica. She is the author of Out of This World: Queer Speculative Fiction Stories and Silver Moon: A Wolves of Wolf's Point Novel (new updated edition) and the editor of Scourge of the Seas of Time (and Space) , all from Queen of Swords Press.

She was also the author of two award-winning collections of lesbian erotica: Crave: Tales of Lust, Love and Longing (Lethe Press, 2007) and Night's Kis

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Stephanie Griffin I read somewhere today that you curated the Pride Month StoryBundle. How cool is that?! Congratulations!

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Sally Smiles and waves back. :)

Thanks for the friend request, hon!

Catherine Hi Melita,
Thanks for the request. Nice to 'meet' you too!

Melita wrote: "Thank you Catherine for ur friendship here on Gr ;-)

Blessed Footsteps Memoirs of JR Holden by Jon-Robert Holden

Give it a try !!!

Happy writing ..."

Catherine Excellent! :-) I'm plugging away at the interview questions as we speak.

Sloan wrote: "Hi Catherine,

Thanks so much for the invite. Yep, I'm the same Sloan from the Rainbow chapter. Good to see you here on Goodreads."

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Sloan Parker Hi Catherine,

Thanks so much for the invite. Yep, I'm the same Sloan from the Rainbow chapter. Good to see you here on Goodreads.

Catherine Thank you!!! You just made my day. :-D
Have a great New Year!

Reb. wrote: "Thank you for the add, i have really enjoyed reading your stories!!! Keep up the great work. "

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Dag Travner Hi Catherine,

thanks for accepting my friend request for your comment - actually I signed up here only yesterday, so I don't even have a profile yet ;)

BTW I stayed for a few days in Brooklyn this summer, with friends of mine living there :))))

Warm regards from Vienna, Austria

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Michele You are very welocme
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Looking for pt/ft help nationwide
Come shop with me

Catherine Jennifer Blackmore interviews me about my work and my Jane Austen fixation at Circlet Press' website (the interview is worksafe but I suspect some of the ads on the site may not be, just FYI) -

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maria Hey there,Catherine
Nice to meet u too.
Maria XXX

message 11: by Kate

Kate Sweeney Hey Catherine... thanks for the add. I hope to meet you in Phoenix at the GCLS Conference..

Take care!


message 10: by Diane

Diane Hi Catherine!

Thanks for asking! It's always great to find another GLBT writer :)

Perhaps I'll see you at an event and we can say hello in real life.

Best of luck with your writing!

Take care,

Catherine New story out! My story "Three Views of the Maiden in Peril" is included in the new issue of Farrago's Wainscot, along with stories by Nancy Moore, Deena Fisher and others. "Three Views" is a series of vignettes about the roles that female characters often play in genre movies and books. You can read it (free!) at

shahab tanx 4 add too me

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f. Thank you for add me as your friends.
its my honor to be in your friends list.
best regards

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Theri Oh yes, the cat's name is Misty. She's a bunch of laughs to have around.

Cool about Luthiel's Song. Hope you like it as much as I did.

Ah, you're a writer! That seems like a very naughty book you've got there. Hmm. Maybe I'll take a peek.

message 5: by Daniel (last edited Feb 28, 2008 10:47AM)

Catherine, I've added your books Crave: Tales of Lust, Love and Longing and Haunted Hearths & Sapphic Shades: Lesbian Ghost Stories to my to-read list.

Catherine Thanks Graeme and Robert! :-)

Graeme S. Houston Hi Catherine, Nice to meet you. Hope you enjoy the science fiction convention. Thanks for adding me.

Robert Always wonderful to meet a fellow author! Best of luck to you with your book. Looks interesting!

message 1: by Catherine (last edited Feb 26, 2008 10:29AM)

Catherine Welcome! Nice to see you here too. :-)

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