There’s a bonus feature, too, spellbinding footage of me looking for my glasses.
I am planning to revisit any previous work and assemble a good quantity of stories, but the characters have to speak.
The woman who sees in my books an affirmation of who she is and her right to basic respect and hope in her life…
Interview of Karin Kallmaker for The L-Word Literature by Lynne Jamneck
My intent is to answer the Frequently Asked Questions I receive from many readers. I also thought this was the perfect opportunity to extend some deserving thanks and appreciation to some special people who have helped me over the years.
by Karin Kallmaker
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Jessica believes she already has it all. Until she meets her new neighbor Cat.
Karin’s first few novels were typed on a Macintosh Plus and printed via dot matrix. Plus it had dueling double density disk drives. Good times.
The Queen of Cups Bookstore (In Every Port) is entirely fictional. The experience of a young closeted woman visiting an out and proud women’s bookstore for the first time – not quite so fictional.
When Karin wrote In Every Port in 1987, she was afraid many readers outside the Bay Area wouldn’t have heard of Harvey Milk. She decided to set her novel in 1978 so she could include him.
Barbara Grier wasn’t sure she liked the title of Karin’s first novel. But Katherine Forrest did, and In Every Port it remained.