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Welcome to the website of Catherine Lundoff, author, editor and publisher  of many things fictional and otherwise.

Catherine is the award-winning author of five short story collections: Unfinished Business: Tales of the Dark Fantastic, Out of This World: Queer Speculative Fiction Stories, Crave: Tales of Lust, Love and Longing, Night’s Kiss and A Day at the Inn, A Night at the Palace and Other Stories, and two novels (so far), Silver Moon: A Wolves of Wolf’s Point Novel and Medusa’s Touch (written as Emily L. Byrne). She is the editor of the anthology Haunted Hearths and Sapphic Shades: Lesbian Ghost Stories and the fantastical pirate anthology  Scourge of the Seas of Time (and Space) and co-editor, with JoSelle Vanderhooft, of Hellebore and Rue: Tales of Queer Women and Magic. Her short stories have appeared in over 90 publications and her books have won accolades at the Goldie Awards, the Bisexual Book Awards, the Rainbow Awards and the Spectrum Awards. Catherine also writes erotica and romance as Emily L. Byrne. Her works and papers are collected in the SFWA/Gender Studies Collections at the Northern Illinois University Library and in the Tretter Collection at the University of Minnesota. In addition, she is the publisher at Queen of Swords Press.

Learn more about Catherine, her books, short fiction and nonfiction, check out links to some of her favorite things, follow her blog on Dreamwidth, hire her to teach or do presentations, support Queen of Swords Press on Patreon and find out where she’ll will be appearing next.

The Latest

Unfinished Business: Tales of the Dark Fantastic is out now from Queen of Swords Press.

Listen to Catherine give a short reading from Unfinished Business.

Interview about editing Scourge of the Seas of Time (and Space)Whimsical Words – An Interview with Catherine Lundoff

Read an interview with Catherine about her work and her thoughts about queer horror. greydogtales.

Read an interview with Catherine about her anthology, Scourge of the Seas of Time (and Space) at the Skiffy and Fanty Show Blog.

Listen to Catherine’s talk at DreamHaven Books on starting up a small press, “It’s Not Just a Job, It’s an Adventure!”