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Paula Martinac

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Paula Martinac is the author of five novels, including Clio Rising (2019) and The Ada Decades (2017), a finalist for the 2018 Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction, and the Lambda Literary Award-winning Out of Time, which was a finalist for the American Library Association Gay and Lesbian Book Award. Her short stories and essays have most recently appeared in Raleigh Review, Main Street Rag, Minerva Rising, and Hippocampus. She has also published three nonfiction books on LGBT themes; authored plays that were produced in Pittsburgh, New York, and D.C.; and written an award-winning full-length screenplay. She is a lecturer in the undergraduate creative writing program at UNC Charlotte and a writing coach with Charlotte Center for the Literary ...more

Average rating: 3.78 · 233 ratings · 38 reviews · 12 distinct works
Out of Time

3.78 avg rating — 122 ratings — published 1990 — 4 editions
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The Ada Decades

4.11 avg rating — 36 ratings3 editions
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Home Movies

3.94 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 1993
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Chicken

3.22 avg rating — 23 ratings — published 1997 — 2 editions
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Clio Rising

3.93 avg rating — 15 ratings2 editions
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The Queerest Places: A Nati...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1997
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3.13 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 1989
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liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1996 — 2 editions
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Lesbian and Gay Book of Lov...

it was ok 2.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1998 — 2 editions
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The One You Call Sister

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1989 — 3 editions
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