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Lee Lynch

About Lee

Lee Lynch's most recent book, Defiant Hearts: The Classic Short Stories, is available from Bold Stroke Books, as is her classic novel, The Swashbuckler, and her many other titles.

Her nationally syndicated column of thirty-six years, "The Amazon Trail," is collected in two volumes, An American Queer, and The Amazon Trail, also available from Bold Strokes.

Lee is the namesake and first recipient of the Golden Crown Literary Society's Lee Lynch Classic Award (for the classic novel, The Swashbuckler) and is also a GCLS Trailblazer. She's a three-time Lammy finalist. Other honors include the James Duggins Mid-Career Award, the Alice B Readers Award, induction into the Saints & Sinners Literary Hall of Fame, and Goldie Awards for General Fiction, Creative Non-Fiction, Ann Bannon Popular Choice awards, and Trailblazer.

Originally from NYC, Lee now lives in the Pacific Northwest with her wife Lainie Lynch (pictured above).