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The Catherine Lundoff Papers
In August 2008, Catherine Lundoff transferred a portion of her papers to Northern Illinois University. Property rights in the collection were transferred to Northern Illinois University Libraries. Literary rights are retained by Ms. Lundoff; any copyrights so stated in the materials will continue in force. Reproduction from this collection is provided at the discretion of Ms. Lundoff. Additional materials may be added to the collection at Ms. Lundoff's discretion. The materials in this collection are available for research to qualified scholars as determined by the Northern Illinois University Libraries without restrictions.
Linear feet of shelf space: .25
Number of containers: 1
Scope and Content:
The Catherine Lundoff Papers consists of printed (paper-based) award nominations, reviews, and interviews related to the author’s works, along with a small amount of correspondence associated to those materials. The collection is divided into series based upon format. Series I consists of short stories; Series II consists of correspondences. Series III consists of miscellaneous items. The miscellaneous series is organized by articles, reviews, interviews, awards, and miscellaneous. Within each section, organization is based on original date of work.
Biographical Sketch:Catherine Lundoff is an author and editor who currently lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota with her life partner, book artist Jana Pullman. Lundoff was born in Brooklyn, New York. She moved to St. Louis in 1981 to attend Washington University where she obtained B.A.s in history and anthropology. After several years spent working as a professional archeologist, she earned an M.A. in feminist anthropology at the University of Iowa. In 1991 she opened the bookstore, Grassroots Books, in Iowa City. After the bookstore closed in 1993, she attended law school before starting to write fiction. Lundoff and Pullman moved to Minneapolis in 1997 where Lundoff began working in IT. She is the author of the two Goldie Award-winning lesbian erotica collections Crave: Tales of Lust, Love, and Longing (Lethe Press, 2007) and Night’s Kiss (Lethe Press, 2009). She edited the fantasy and horror anthology Haunted Hearths and Sapphic Shades: Lesbian Ghost Stories (Lethe Press, 2008), which was a finalist for the 2009 Goldie Awards in the Speculative Fiction category as well as being named a Best Other Work at the 2010 Gaylactic Spectrum Awards. Two stories from the anthology were among the first LGBT-themed stories to final for the Sir Julius Vogel Awards (NZ). She is also the co-editor, with JoSelle Vanderhooft, of Hellebore and Rue: Tales of Queer Women and Magic (Drollerie Press/Lethe Press 2011).
Collection Processor(s): A. Oelschlager
Last updated: 5/14/2010