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Ruth Gogoll

Blog Entries by Ruth Gogoll

The 6th Lesbian Literary Award

Posted January 13, 2012 | 13:45:00 (EST)

The awards season is gearing up! The movie producers and the Directors Guild just announced their awards, and the Academy Awards are coming soon. There are so many awards around, for movies, sports, books -- it's an awards society! Some people think that we're too awards-happy, but I don't agree!...

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Remembering Naiad

Posted January 4, 2012 | 14:23:00 (EST)

I found Taxi to Paris a real "enlightenment" when it came out years ago. In my opinion the el!es publishing house had the same function as Naiad in the USA: positive lesbian love stories. And three cheers for Ruth Gogoll for being the "icebreaker." Will she get the Federal Cross...
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Why I Write Lesbian Literature

35 Comments | Posted December 15, 2011 | 16:46:00 (EST)

It's always the season for love, but now even more so.

When I was a child my family was spread all across Germany, forced to scatter by the war, and only at Christmas could those of us who were left gather together. So over those wonderful few days every year,...

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