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

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Festival anthology PREORDERS

A Texas-sized thank you to the wonderful authors and enthusiastic fans for a fabulous celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Lone Star LesFic Festival! A special shout-out to our publisher friends, Bold Strokes Books and Affinity Rainbow Publications, plus local supporters: Comfortable Shoes Press, Nature’s Treasures, and the Austin Bead Gallery.

Viva la ficción lesbiana!

 

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Festival anthology PREORDERS

The Lone Star Collection

Lone Star Collection by various authors

The Lone Star Collection is now available for preorder at Amazon! Click here to place your preorder. Print copies of the book will be available in March, so check back for updates.

The anthology consists of 12 stories with a Texas theme. There is something for everyone–romance, erotica, humor, sci-fi, and historical fiction. Contributing authors are Julie Cannon, Renee MacKenzie, Annette Mori, Jaycie Morrison, Yvette Murray, VK Powell, Stacy Reynolds, Del Robertson, Lacey Schmidt, Carsen Taite, MJ Williamz, and Barbara Ann Wright.

The anthology serves a dual purpose: to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Festival and to raise funds for future events. Affinity Rainbow Publications is donating all the profit from book sales.

 

Show your LSLF Love!

LSLF ShirtWear your official Tenth Annual Lone Star LesFic Festival T-shirt on April 7 and receive a coupon during registration for 3 free books from our tables of recycled lesbian fiction. Festival T-shirts will NOT be sold at the event. Click here to order from Amazon.

Festival anthology!

The Lone Star Collection

Lone Star Collection by various authors

We’re very excited to announce that The Lone Star Collection will be published on March 1st. This anthology consists of 12 stories with a Texas theme. There is something for everyone–romance, erotica, humor, sci-fi, and historical fiction. The anthology serves a dual purpose: to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Festival and to raise funds for future events. Affinity Rainbow Publications is donating all the profit from book sales. More information to come.

 

Get a LSLF 10th Anniversary T-shirt!

LSLF ShirtTo commemorate the 10th Annual Lone Star LesFic Festival, Maggie Dane has designed special T-shirt. All proceeds from sales will go toward expenses for future lesfic events. Enjoy this fabulous shirt and help us promote lesbian fiction! Click here to order.

2017 Festival Schedule!

The 2017 Lone Star LesFic Festival is just 6 weeks away! Join us on Saturday, April 1, at the Norris Conference Center. We’ve got a packed schedule with some of your favorite writers of lesbian fiction.

8:45 – 9:15    Registration (Refreshments courtesy of Bold Strokes Books)

9:15 – 9:30    Welcome: Announcements, Giveaways: Yvette Murray

9:30 – 10:30  What’s Your Favorite, Standalones or Series? (Group Discussion)

Carrie Carr, JM Dragon, Carsen Taite, Ali Vali, Barbara Ann Wright (Stacia Seaman, moderator)

10:30 – 11:30  Mysteries: The Art of Clue Dropping

Renee MacKenzie, VK Powell, J.M. Redmann, Lacey Schmidt (Erin O’Reilly, moderator)

Readings, Group A

Ali Spooner, Stacy Reynolds, Melissa Brayden, C.F. Frizzell

11:30 – 12:30  Truth Is Stranger Than Fiction

Kris Bryant, Taylor James, Melanie McGowan, Laydin Michaels, Jaycie Morrison (Carsen Taite, moderator)

Readings, Group B

Barbara Ann Wright, Lacey Schmidt, Ali Vali

12:30 – 1:30     Lunch On Your Own

1:30 – 2:30    Period Fiction: Somewhere in Time

Linda Crist, JM Dragon, C.F. Frizzell, Del Robertson (Lacey Schmidt, moderator)

Readings C

Julie Cannon, Carsen Taite, Renee MacKenzie

2:30 – 3:30    Sci Fi/Fantasy: Creating Alien Worlds & Preternatural Societies

Stacy Reynolds, Ali Spooner, Ali Vali, Karis Walsh, Barbara Ann Wright (Maggie Dane, moderator)

Readings, Group D

J.M. Redmann, MJ Williamz, VK Powell, Annette Mori

3:30 – 3:45    Break (Refreshments compliments of the Sapphic Reading Group)

3:45 – 4:00   Autograph Session: ALL AUTHORS

4:00 – 5:00   Romance: Creating Those Sparks

Melissa Brayden, Taylor James, Annette Mori, Karis Walsh, MJ Williamz (Julie Cannon, moderator)

Readings, Group  E

Laydin Michaels, Del Robertson, Jaycie Morrison, Kris Bryant

5:00 – 6:00   Book Reviews: How Important Are They? (Group Discussion)

Julie Cannon, Erin O’Reilly, J.M. Redmann, Stacia Seaman, Ali Vali (Barbara Ann Wright, moderator)

6:00 – 6:30    Closing Announcements:  Silent Auction Results, Raffle, Grand Prize Drawing (Yvette Murray)

ANNOUNCEMENT – 2016 Festival Authors!

Four authors will be back who have been involved in the Lone Star LesFic Festival since its inception in 2008: Erin O’ Reilly, Carsen Taite, Stacia Seaman, and Carrie Carr.

The keynote speaker for the Festival is author/publisher Radclyffe. Other returning storytellers are: Mavis Applewater, Melissa Brayden, Julie Cannon, Yvonne Heidt, Taylor James, D. Jackson Leigh, Stacy Reynolds, Del Robertson, Ali Vali, Karis Walsh, MJ Williamz, and Barbara Ann Wright.

Seven authors will be participating in the Festival for the first time. We’ve already announced featured author/publisher, JM Dragon. Other newcomers include: Robin Alexander, Renee MacKenzie, Laydin Michaels, Annette Mori, Lacey Schmidt, and Ali Spooner.

The 2016 Festival is going to be tons of fun. Come join us!