Lots of news about Canadian authors this week, plus a new website that will showcase authors from Australia and New Zealand, and information for self-publishers from the Toronto Public Library.
Congratulations to Benny Lawrence, whose Shell Game was a runner up for Best Lesbian Fantasy in the 2013 Rainbow Awards.
Tracey Richardson’s Last Salute was recently published by Bella Books.
Check out these reviews for books by Canadian Authors (click the book title to go to the review):
- Heather Bennett reviewed Sarah Ettritch’s Threaded Through Time for Curve Mag.
- Bookgeek has been busy. She reviewed Anne Azel’s Tides, Joan Flood’s New Girl, and Benny Lawrence’s Shell Game for Curve Mag.
- Rita Salner reviewed Tracey Richardson’s Last Salute for Lambda Literary.
Call for Submissions
Ylva Publishing is looking for stories with Halloween or supernatural beings as the main theme. Length: 4,000 to 12,000 words. Deadline: July 31, 2014. Details here.
For self-published authors: The Toronto Public Library welcomes submissions from self-published authors, particularly local ones. Details here.
Around the Net
Our best wishes to JL Heylen and Kate Genet, the creators of Lesfic Down Under, which will highlight lesbian fiction authors in Australia and New Zealand. Good on you!
Rebecca Swartz talks about research and her book Everything Pales in Comparison at Women and Words.
The 49th Shelf includes Liz Bugg’s Yellow Vengeance on The Canadian Sleuth Lit Wish List.
Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian lists Queer Canadian Books to be Excited About.
That’s it for this week. If you have news related to Canadian lesbian fiction and its authors, let us know by heading over to our Submissions page.