An interview between Karin Kallmaker and the Golden Crown Literary Society, 2004
I refuse to be goaded into setting aside my positive choice and agenda about my lesbian identity and community in order to support hers.
an I tell the truth? I didn’t get past the second hour of the pilot and the whole reason was an utterly flawed presentation of character in order to churn the plot.
More than a decade of covers from Karin’s Naiad Press years.
If you would like your book treated professionally, then you need to present it professionally.
There is one thing to consider: just starting a book puts you in an elite group of people. And finishing makes you rarer still.
How could bookstore clerks suggest me to customers if they couldn’t say my name, I reasoned. So I suggested a phonetic compromise: Kallmaker.