August 12, 2017
Interview with Catherine Lundoff
A series of interviews with authors of historically-based fiction featuring queer women.
In this episode we talk about
- How Alexandre Dumas and quitting law school started Catherine’s writing career
- Sources of historic inspiration
- Her favorite genres
- Christopher Marlowe and Shakespeare’s fictional sister
- Her aspiration to blend Regency romance and pirates
- Catherine’s academic background in history and feminist anthropology
- Queen of Swords Press and other projects
- Plans for publishing historical fiction with fantastic elements under Queen of Swords Press
- A transcript of this show can be found here.
- Out of This World: Queer Speculative Fiction Stories by Catherine Lundoff. Queen of Swords Press, 2017. Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
- "M. Le Maupin" in Lesbian Short Fiction, edited by Jinx Beers. Vol 3, Fall, 1997. Tantra Publications.
- The Encyclopedia of Amazons by Jessica Amanda Salmonson. 1992.
- Wild Women: Crusaders, Curmudgeons, and Completely Corsetless Ladies in the Otherwise Virtuous Victorian Era by Autumn Stephens. Conari Press, 1992. Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
- “A Splash of Crimson” by Catherine Lundoff in Respectable Horror, ed. Ian Burdon. Fox Spirit Books, 2017. Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
- “Shakespeare’s Sister” in A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf. 1929. (https://www.amazon.com/Room-Ones-Own-Virginia-Woolf/dp/1614279934)
- A Dead Man in Deptford by Anthony Burgess. 1995. Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
- “Great Reckonings, Little Rooms” by Catherine Lundoff (in Out of This World) Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
- "Regency Masquerade" by Catherine Lundoff, reprinted in Kissed By Venus, May, 2008. Originally published in the Harrington Park Lesbian Fiction Quarterly. Vol. 3 (1), Alice Street Editions, 2002. (Historical Romance). (Mentioned in the interview as “Bath Masquerade”)
- The Four Musketeers: The True Story of D'Artagnan, Porthos, Aramis & Athos by Kari Maund and Phil Nanson. Tempus, 2005. Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
- Aphra Behn: A Secret Life by Janet Todd. Fentum Press, 2017. (reprint of the 1997 edition The Secret Life of Aphra Behn) Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
- Silver Moon by Catherine Lundoff. Queen of Swords Press, 2017. (contemporary fantasy, not historical) Amazon.com | Amazon.co.uk | Amazon.ca
- Queen of Swords Press, Catherine’s newsletter, and the History of LBBTQ Speculative Fiction column “Out of the Past”