Interview with Kathleen Knowles
The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 18b
A series of interviews with authors of historically-based fiction featuring queer women.
In this episode we talk about
- Kathy’s interest in reading about the LGBT history of San Francisco
- Her favorite historians, including Lillian Faderman, Martin Duberman
- What inspired her three connected novels set in turn-of-the-century San Francisco, culminating with the Great Earthquake
- Historic eras Kathy would like to tackle in future books, including the US Suffragist movement, post-World War II San Francisco, and the Paris salon culture of the 1920s
Kathy’s historic novels:
- Awake Unto Me by Kathleen Knowles
- A Spark of Heavenly Fire by Kathleen Knowles
- Two Souls by Kathleen Knowles
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No transcript is available for this episode.