The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast

Interview with Kathleen Knowles - The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast Episode 36

September 20, 2020

Interview with Kathleen Knowles

The Lesbian Historic Motif Podcast - Episode 36

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

In this episode we talk about:

  • Kathy’s interest in reading about the LGBT history of San Francisco
  • Her favorite historians, including Lillian Faderman, Martin Duberman
  • What inspired her three connected novels set in turn-of-the-century San Francisco, culminating with the Great Earthquake
  • Historic eras Kathy would like to tackle in future books, including the US Suffragist movement, post-World War II San Francisco, and the Paris salon culture of the 1920s
  • Books mentioned

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

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