Join us on Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Austin, Texas, for our 10th annual celebration of lesbian fiction!

Archive for February, 2013

An Evening with Radclyffe!


Join us on Friday, April 5, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. as our keynote speaker, Radclyffe, takes us through Fifty Years of Lesbian Fiction: A Personal Journey.

The location is the Crystal Auditorium at Nature’s Treasures, 4103 N. IH-35, Austin, Texas. Tickets are required and are $15 each.

Radclyffe has written 40 romance novels and edited over a dozen anthologies. She is an eight-time finalist and three-time winner of the Lambda Literary Award, a member of the Saints and Sinners Literary Hall of Fame, and a 2012 Foreword Book of the Year finalist.

Radclyffe is also the president and publisher of Bold Strokes Books, one of the world’s largest LGBTQ publishing companies. Her latest works include Lone Hunt (written as L.L. Raand), the fourth in the Midnight Hunters paranormal series, and the romance novel Crossroads. 

Tickets are available at Bookwoman (cash or check only). Bookwoman is located at 5501 North Lamar #A-105, Austin, TX (east side of Lamar between North Loop and Koenig Lane).


Quick Update!

Festival info:

Friday, April 5th:  7:00 – 9:00 pm (ticketed event w/Radclyffe)

Saturday, April 6th 10:00 am to 6:00 pm (free to the public)

Site: Crystal Auditorium at Nature’s Treasures

Location: 4103 North I-35, Austin, TX 78722

Ticket info will be posted sometime next week.

At the moment, the Festival program is a work in progress; however, for fans who are beginning to make travel plans, here’s some information: The Friday program schedule will be writing workshops in the afternoon and a ticketed event with Radclyffe in the evening. The activities on Saturday, from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM, are free to the public! They will include readings, book signings, panel discussions, a raffle, free drawings for books, and publisher giveaways.


Ali Vali [Bold Strokes Books]

Ann McMan [Bedazzled Ink]

Barbara Ann Wright [Bold Strokes Books]

Barrett [Bedazzled Ink]

Brenda Adcock [Regal Crest]

Carrie Carr [Regal Crest]

Carsen Taite [Bold Strokes Books]

CJ Harte [Bold Strokes Books]

Del Robertson [Affinity]

Erin O’Reilly [Affinity]

Gerri Hill [Bella Books]

Julie Cannon [Bold Strokes Books]

Kelly Sinclair [Blue Feather]

Linda Crist

Mavis Applewater [Blue Feather]

Melissa Brayden [Bold Strokes Books]

Nat Burns [Bella Books]

R.E. Bradshaw

Radclyffe [Bold Strokes Books]

Robin Summers  [Bold Strokes Books]

Shelley Thrasher [Bold Strokes Books]

Sherry Barker [Affinity]

Stacia Seaman [Bold Strokes Books]

Therese Szymanski [Bella Books]

Yvonne Heidt [Bold Strokes Books]