Different mothers: sons and daughters of lesbians talk about their lives

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Cleis Press, Nov 1, 1990 - Social Science - 174 pages
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About the author (1990)

While cleaning houses, Louise Rafkin earned her BA in English from Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, and her MA in Comparative Literature from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1981. Her writing has appeared in many publications, including "Ladies' Home Journal", "New York Times Magazine", "Boston Phoenix", "Out", "Women's Review of Books", "Whole Earth Review", and "Poets & Writers". And in recent years, she has received awards and recognition for her writing: the San Francisco Cable Car Award for Best Local Writing in 1989; first place in the San Francisco Bay Guardian fiction competition in 1989; and a Lambda Literary Award in 1991. She has received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Zimtbaum Foundation Fine Arts Work Center, the Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center, and a grant from the Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation. Rafkin recently moved from New York to Berkeley, California.

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