The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast

Interview with Genevieve Fortin - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 18

September 16, 2020

Interview with Genevieve Fortin

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 18 with Heather Rose Jones

A series of interviews with authors of historically-based fiction featuring queer women.

In this episode we talk about:

  • How interviewing Franco-American families in New England inspired Water’s Edge
  • Her love for literature from ca. 1900 and the decadent movement’s exploration of sexuality
  • Researching the social and economic circumstances of immigrant communities in late 19th century New England
  • Cluing your historic characters in on their sexual possibilities
  • Plans for a sequel and to center lesbian characters in the history of Quebec
  • Books mentioned

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A transcript of this podcast may be available here. (Transcripts added when available.)

Links to the Lesbian Historic Motif Project Online

Links to Heather Online

Links to Genevieve Fortin Online

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