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Archive for January, 2014

Author Spotlight: Carsen Taite

CT Pic 4 2013Author spotlight: Carsen Taite. Carsen has been with us since the very first Lone Star LesFic festival in 2009. We’re thrilled to welcome her back to our sixth festival this year!

Carsen’s goal as an author is to spin tales with plot lines as interesting as the cases she encountered in her career as a criminal defense lawyer. She is the author of nine novels: truelesbianlove.comIt Should be a Crime (a Lambda Literary Award finalist), Do Not DisturbNothing But the TruthThe Best DefenseSlingshotBeyond InnocenceBattle Axe, and Rush. Her tenth novel, Switchblade,CT Book Cover another installment in the Luca Bennett mystery series, is due out in May 2014.

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2014 Lone Star LesFic Festival: Attending Authors!

The 2014 Lone Star LesFic Festival is going to be another author extravaganza!!! “Old-timers” who have been with us since the first festival in 2009 are: Carsen Taite, Carrie Carr, Erin O’Reilly, Stacia Seaman, and Kelly Sinclair.

Returning authors include: Mavis Applewater, Sherry Barker, Melissa Brayden, Julie Cannon, Linda Crist, Yvonne Heidt, D. Jackson Leigh, Stacy Reynolds, Del Robertson, Therese Szymanski, Shelley Thrasher, Ali Vali, and Barbara Ann Wright,

A big Texas welcome to newcomers: Gerri Hill, Taylor James, Sandra Moran, Chris Paynter, Justine Saracen, and MJ Williamz.

Come join us in Austin on Saturday, April 5, 2014 as we celebrate lesbian fiction!