Ann Bannon

Ann Bannon

  Season 3: Episode 2, Raising the bar for… Lesbian pulp fiction Favorite beverage: Old Vine Zinfandel Favorite bar: Tempest Lounge (Tacoma, WA)   Ann Bannon has been called “The Queen of Lesbian Pulp Fiction” for her landmark “Beebo Brinker Chronicles”, a series of five original paperback novels published by Gold Medal Books in the 1950s and 60s. The books [...]

May 1, 2012 at 10:59 am 0 comments

Ann Bannon: on Lesbian Pulp Fiction

Ann Bannon: on Lesbian Pulp Fiction

Once upon a time, the love that dared not speak its name inspired many books that “spoke” of that love either openly and proudly or, more often than not, illicitly and tittilatingly. Ann Bannon, wrote of lesbian intrigue in a series of pulp fiction novels that would later be collectively staged (under the guidance of Lily Tomlin and Jane Wagner) [...]

February 14, 2012 at 6:00 am 10 comments

Chaser: Warren & Ann Bannon

Chaser: Warren & Ann Bannon

After Jason called cut, the cameras and conversation kept rolling. Here are few more minutes with the delightful and inspiring Ann Bannon. For the complete episode of The High Bar with Ann Bannon, click here.

February 13, 2012 at 8:22 pm 1 comment