Karin Kallmaker's novels span lesbian romance, lesbian erotica and lesbian science-fiction/fantasy. Translations include Spanish, French, German and Czech. More than five dozen short stories have appeared in anthologies from publishers like Alyson, Circlet, Cleis, Bold Strokes, Yellow Rose and Haworth. Her writing career began with the venerable Naiad Press, continues with Bella Books and includes more than two dozen novels in print.
Publications and Prizes
Comfort and Joy (Bella Books, 2013), Love by the Numbers (Bella Books, 2013), 16 Shades of Lesbian Love (Bella Books, 2012), Roller Coaster (Bella Books, 2012), Above Temptation (Bella Books, 2010), Stepping Stone (Bella Books, 2009), Warming Trend (Bella Books, 2009), The Kiss that Counted (Bella Books, 2008), In Deep Waters 1 (Bella Books, 2007), 18th and Castro (Bella Books, 2006), Finders Keepers (Bella Books, 2006), All the Wrong Places (Bella Books, 2005), Just Like That (Bella Books, 2005), One Degree of Separation (Bella Books, 2004), Sugar (Bella Books, 2004), Maybe Next Time (Bella Books, 2003), Seeds of Fire (Bella Books, 2002), Frosting on the Cake (Naiad Press, 2001), Sleight of Hand (Bella Books, 2001), Substitute for Love (Naiad Press, 2001), Unforgettable (Naiad Press, 2000), Watermark (Naiad Press, 1999), Christabel (Bella Books, 1998), Embrace in Motion (Naiad Press, 1997), Making Up For Lost Time (Naiad Press, 1997), Wild Things (Naiad Press, 1995), Painted Moon (Naiad Press, 1994), Car Pool (Naiad Press, 1993), Paperback Romance (Naiad Press, 1992), Touchwood (Naiad Press, 1991), In Every Port (Naiad Press, 1989)
Two Lambda Literary Awards for lesbian romance, one Lambda Literary Award for lesbian erotica, five Golden Crown Literary Society awards for lesbian fiction, as well as other recognitions and numerous finalist placements.