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  WHAT Reviewers are Saying

"A veteran journalist reflects on politics--queer, feminist, and global--with clarity, insight, and creativity."--Kirkus Reviews, Too Queer: Essays from a Radical Life

"Brownworth exposes a vast array of American social evils, from homelessness to the Oklahoma bombings, and offers a radical queer reading of each...Issues of race, class and gender are constantly brought to the forefront in arenas they are often left out of.  Her strongest arguments effectively rebut writers like Bruce Bawer and Andrew Sullivan whose integrationist politics, Brownworth argues, are ultimately self-loathing and potentially disastrous to the queer community." Publishers Weekly, review of Too Queer: Essays from a Radical Life 


"Informative, defiant, upbeat and occasionally humorous."--Publisher's Weekly, review of Restricted Access: Lesbians on Disability

"When award-winning editor, journalist, and writer Brownworth became disabled, much of her former life was rendered inaccessible. Striving to fight the isolation she felt, as well as learning to come to terms with her disability, she searched in vain for a literature that spoke to her experience as a disabled lesbian living in the United States....Highly recommended." Library Journal, review of Restricted Access: Lesbians on Disability

"A remarkable collection that would  surprise anyone.:--Jean Roberta, Goodreads, review of The Golden Age of Lesbian Erotica 1920-1940

"A not to be missed collection of great writers from 1898 to 1941. This book will give you a wonderful glimpse of novels that are classic in their stories and timeless in their writing.Excerpts include these outstanding authors--Gale Wilhelm, Gertrude Stein, Renee Vivien, and Anna Elisabet Weirauch." E.B.Mulligan, Vine Voice, review of The Golden Age of Lesbian Erotica 1920-1940

"Strong and satisfying." --Kirkus Reviews, review of Night Bites: Vampire Stories by Women


"If you're of a persuasion to like stories about vampires, succubi and other things that go bump in the night, this is the book for you. Hurricane Katrina factors into more than one of the stories showing that nature can be the most horrifying character of all, as in the most evocative selection, 'Diary of a Drowning,' about a woman who decides to stay in New Orleans during the hurricane." Piercing Fiction: Straight Arrow reviews, review of Day of the Dead


"The stories in Victoria A. Brownworth's Day of the Day are thronged by the lost and lonely--nuns and researchers, ghosts and vampires, students and succubi--abandoned by lovers, by the state, their own faith. People like us, searching for peace and redemption. And through it all steals the mist, the scent of the bayou, and the ringing of bells..."--Nicola Griffith on Day of the Dead


"Exceptionally moving is 'Who Killed the Shark?' in which Brownworth pays tribute to an early lover who endured a long, painful death from colon cancer because she was too poor to have access to competent medical attention.Covering a broad range of experiences, this is a rich and useful collection that will have no trouble reaching its target market among lesbian readers."--Publisher's Weekly review of Coming Out of Cancer: Writings from the Lesbian Cancer Epidemic

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