Cleis Press Launches Love Burns Bright by Award-Winning Author Radclyffe

Berkeley, California (EastBayDaily) — Radclyffe brings together lesbian romance stories that span from young lovers to life-long partners in Love Burns Bright: A Lifetime of Lesbian Romance. In “A Story About Sarah,” Cheyenne Blue’s characters meet at the age of sixteen, and their romantic encounters remain etched into the narrator’s mind; while the character’s from Rowan Elizabeth’s story “Women and Song” start the day with a little more than just orange juice.

This collection of romance defies classification, but it speaks to the deep emotional truths within everyone. In this rapturous read Radclyffe explores the emotional bond between the bodies of two lovers, what brings and binds couples together, and the invigorating effect that romance has upon all of us. Love Burns Bright is a collection of eighteen fiery, honest and sensual stories.

Radclyffe has written more than forty romance novels, edited over a dozen anthologies, and presented numerous writing workshops in the United States and abroad. She is an eight-time finalist and three-time winner of the Lambda Literary Award, and a recipient of Romance Writers of America Fantasy, Futuristic, & Paranormal Prism, RWA From The Heart Romance Writer Lories Best Published Mainstream novel, and IPPY awards. A member of the Saints and Sinners Literary Hall of Fame, she is also the president and publisher of Bold Stokes Books, and the series editor for Best Lesbian Romance.


Brenda Knight