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Jericho and Aftermath Available in Hardcover Editions

Several years ago, when I sat down and started to write what would become my first novel, Jericho, my only thought was that I wanted to see if I could do it. I’d spent years reading some wonderful (and a few not-so-wonderful) stories about strong and smart lesbians that were posted for free at The …

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Sidecar Sports Some New Bling

2013 GCLS LITERARY AWARD WINNER FOR SHORT STORIES/ESSAYS/COLLECTIONS   Ann McMan burst onto the lesbian literary scene with worldwide bestsellers Jericho, Dust, and Aftermath. Now Sidecar, her fast and funny collection of short stories has been honored by the Golden Crown Literary Society.  Upon hearing her win announced, Ms. McMan quipped, “What am I going to do with those …

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Evangeline for Beginners

This is the forest primeval. The murmuring pines and the hemlocks, Bearded with moss, and in garments green, indistinct in the twilight, Stand like Druids of eld, with voices sad and prophetic, Stand like harpers hoar, with beards that rest on their bosoms. Hot. A page turner. At least, it was in 1847 when Henry …

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Dust In the Wind

I’m in my 50s, and I had a seminal experience yesterday. Understand that at this advanced age, it’s hard for any experience to reach the threshold of “seminal.” I mean…by now, I’ve pretty much got a shell that’s about as impervious to penetration as the ones that come on those organic eggs. And by the …

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Alice B Toklas

It appears you guys liked Ann’s writing. Really, really liked her writing. Check out the accolades below. Jericho was awarded a 2011 Alice B. Lavender Certificate given, according to the website, “to authors early in their career who, in the committee’s opinion, have an outstanding ‘maiden’ novel.” Jericho was awarded a 2011 Lesbian Fiction Reader’s Choice Award for Favorite Romance …

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