Interview with Catherine Lundoff
The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 14 with Heather Rose Jones
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
- Books mentioned
- Out of This World: Queer Speculative Fiction Stories by Catherine Lundoff.
- "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
- Wild Women: Crusaders, Curmudgeons, and Completely Corsetless Ladies in the Otherwise Virtuous Victorian Era by Autumn Stephens
- “A Splash of Crimson” by Catherine Lundoff in Respectable Horror, ed. Ian Burdon. Fox Spirit Books, 2017.
- “Shakespeare’s Sister” in A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf. 1929.
- A Dead Man in Deptford by Anthony Burgess. 1995.
- “Great Reckonings, Little Rooms” by Catherine Lundoff (in Out of This World)
- "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.
- Aphra Behn: A Secret Life by Janet Todd. Fentum Press, 2017. (reprint of the 1997 edition The Secret Life of Aphra Behn)
- Silver Moon by Catherine Lundoff
Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online
- Website: http://alpennia.com/lhmp
- Blog: http://alpennia.com/blog
- RSS: http://alpennia.com/blog/feed/
- Twitter: @LesbianMotif
- Discord: Contact Heather for an invitation to the Alpennia/LHMP Discord server
- The Lesbian Historic Motif Project Patreon
Links to Heather Online
- Website: http://alpennia.com
- Email: Heather Rose Jones
- Twitter: @heatherosejones
- Facebook: Heather Rose Jones (author page)
Links to Catherine Lundoff Online
- Website: Queen of Swords Press, Catherine’s newsletter, and the History of LGBTQ Speculative Fiction column “Out of the Past”
- Twitter: @clundoff
- Twitter - Queen of Swords Press: @qospress
- Twitter - Emily L. Byrne (pen name for erotica): @emilylbyrne
- Facebook: Catherine Lundoff
- Facebook: Queen of Swords Press
- Facebook: Emily L. Byrne