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Upcoming Events

Golden Crown Literary Society Annual Conference

Denver, Colorado
June 28 – July 2, 2023

The GCLS’s annual conference is the premier literary event for both authors and readers. The event brings together readers, fans, writers, editors, and publishers to celebrate women-loving-women and sapphic literature.

Past Events

Golden Crown Literary Society Virtual Conference
June 20 – July 11, 2020

If you missed the virtual conference, check out the GCLS YouTube page for recordings. Check out my panel on Creating Our Culture with Lynn Ames, Cindy Rizzo, Anna Burke, Rachel Spangler, and Rae D. Magdon for an important discussion of diversity, inclusion, and representation in lesfic and publishing.


6.2.23 Slamming Bricks: An Anthology (1st edition) was named a finalist in the Social Justice Category for the 2023 Next Generation Indie Book Awards, which is the largest international book awards program for independent publishers and self-published authors! Congrats to all of the contributors who made the first edition such a strong poetry collection!

3.17.23 Submissions open for the 3rd Edition of the Slamming Bricks Anthology on April 15th! The deadline is July 15. Click here for submission guidelines.

5.1.22 Submissions open for the 2nd Edition of the Slamming Bricks Anthology!

6.29.21 Open call for submissions for the LGBTQ+, BIPOC, and AAPI-focused Slamming Bricks Anthology! Accepting submissions for poems and/or black & white drawings exploring themes of resistance and liberation. Deadline is July 31, 2021.

7.14.20 Other Girls receives a great review by The Lesbian Review.

5.12.20 Other Girls was named a finalist for the Golden Crown Literary Society’s Goldie Award in the Contemporary Romance (Mid-Length) Category!

2.29.20 Had a great time being interviewed at KWSI, the local radio station. We talked about lesfic, writing, Other Girls, and a few other fun topics. Check it out!

1.17.20 I got to sit down for an interview with the amazing Beth Burnett to chat about Other Girls, the GCLS Writing Academy, and other fun stuff.

1.6.20 Other Girls made Lex’s List of Best Lesbian Books of 2019 for Best Drama Romance!

12.29.19 Other Girls made Jude’s list of favourite books of the year for 2019!

12.17.19 Other Girls is officially released!

11.22.19 I’m excited to announce that the ebook of Other Girls is available now at!!!! It is being released early as part of their reader appreciation sale from November 22 to December 3. So stock up on your favorite lesfic authors to get you through the holidays! (For those of you who prefer paperback, the paperback of Other Girls will be available during the official launch in December, but you can pre-order it now on Amazon.)

11.8.19 Other Girls will be available December 17th, 2019! I’m so excited to share my debut novel with everyone!!