She Loves Me She Loves Me Not Romantic Fiction A collection of touching funny stories by the lesbian author of Girls Will Be Girls takes readers into the heart of love and lust on the romance scene for gay women Original

  • Title: She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not: Romantic Fiction
  • Author: Lesléa Newman
  • ISBN: 9781555837013
  • Page: 371
  • Format: Paperback
  • A collection of touching, funny stories by the lesbian author of Girls Will Be Girls takes readers into the heart of love and lust on the romance scene for gay women Original.

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    About “Lesléa Newman

    1. Lesléa Newman says:

      Lesl a Newman born 1955, Brooklyn, NY is the author of over 50 books including Heather Has Two Mommies, A Letter To Harvey Milk, Writing From The Heart, In Every Laugh a Tear, The Femme Mystique, Still Life with Buddy, Fat Chance and Out of the Closet and Nothing to Wear.She has received many literary awards including Poetry Fellowships from the Massachusetts Artists Fellowship Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, the Highlights for Children Fiction Writing Award, the James Baldwin Award for Cultural Achievement, and two Pushcart Prize Nominations Nine of her books have been Lambda Literary Award finalists.Ms Newman wrote Heather Has Two Mommies, the first children s book to portray lesbian families in a positive way, and has followed up this pioneering work with several children s books on lesbian and gay families Gloria Goes To Gay Pride, Belinda s Bouquet, Too Far Away to Touch, and Saturday Is Pattyday.She is also the author of many books for adults that deal with lesbian identity, Jewish identity and the intersection and collision between the two Other topics Ms Newman explores include AIDS, eating disorders, butch femme relationships and sexual abuse Her award winning short story, A Letter To Harvey Milk has been made into a film and adapted for the stage.In addition to being an author, Ms Newman is a popular guest lecturer, and has spoken on college campuses across the country including Harvard University, Yale University, the University of Oregon, Bryn Mawr College, Smith College and the University of Judaism From 2005 2009, Lesl a was a faculty member of the Stonecoast MFA program at the University of Southern Maine Currently, she is the Poet Laureate of Northampton, MA.



    2 thoughts on “She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not: Romantic Fiction

    1. I'm not usually swayed by famous names, but when I realized that the author of this book also wrote the classic, "Heather Has Two Mommies" I grew to like it a little bit more.The stories all have different themes, but Newman's writing uses the same language, and some of it is outdated. I wished, for instance, that she wasn't so dependent on the labels of "Butch" and "Femme" to describe her characters. Like astrological signs, these labels influence how we understand people, but they shouldn't be [...]

    2. I'm on a kick to find lesbian romance novels/stories that are sweet, intense and hot. But more than anything I want the stories to be realistic. These short stories are generally real but not to me. It's mainstream gay. And that's not what I'm looking for. With that said I liked it. "The Mother of Invention" was the most real (if you tone down said butch's ego) in terms of life struggles. The story that threw me for a loop was "Stranger than Fiction" The age difference bothered me but you seriou [...]

    3. I don't mind the butch vs. femme binary opposition, but nearly every story played into that trope. Other than that, very moving stuff!

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