Category Archives: sports

Basketball, bab(ies)!

As anyone who has read Solstice might guess, I am an avid fan of the WNBA, in particular of the Seattle Storm. You might not be surprised, then, to learn that last weekend Kris and I took the twins to … Continue reading

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Low-Hanging Fruit(s); or, Gay People Like Football, Too

Chris Kluwe, the punter for the Minnesota Vikings, is awesome. Now, some of you know that it’s difficult for me to say anything nice about a Viking. The daughter of an Illinois man, I am a lifelong Chicago Bears, Cubs, … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Boys and Other Perils

Part I  Recently Jenifer Levin, author  of the 1993 novel The Sea of Light—a remarkable work of fiction that helped inspire me to write my own stories about lesbians, sport, trauma, and recovery—released a Kindle short, an essay entitled “Night … Continue reading

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Lions and Vikings and Bears, Oh My

The other day, Kris came home from Target irate. That actually doesn’t happen all that often—she’s from Minneapolis, where Target was born and still resides. (Wait, that sentence sounds as if I think a corporation could be a person…) Also, … Continue reading

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Review of Beautiful Game from Just About Write

The second official review of Beautiful Game recently posted in Just About Write, an e-zine for readers of lesbian fiction. Reviewer RLynne had this to say about my third Bella Books release: Christie captures the life of a college jock, … Continue reading

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Review of Beautiful Game from The Rainbow Reader

Just got wind of the first official review of Beautiful Game, penned by The Rainbow Reader, a reviewer of lesbian fiction. In a Facebook post, she described my book as her latest “victim,” purchased in a post-Women’s World Cup frenzy. This … Continue reading

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Anarchy, Sports–and Gay Marriage?

This week, gay marriage has been back in national news as the New York state legislature debates passage of a bill legalizing same-sex unions. For Kris and me, it’s been on our minds, too–on Saturday we’ll celebrate the sixth anniversary of our … Continue reading

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