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Women on Women: An Anthology of American Lesbian Short Fiction (No. 1)

Women on Women: An Anthology of American Lesbian Short Fiction (No. 1) - Various so, first, the things i liked: i liked that each of these stories was written by or about people we don't often hear from. while every story in some way touched or was about lesbians and/or lesbianism, many of them were also written by and about people of color. i liked that. it's also nice to see how far we've come, because these stories were all written by 1989 at the latest, and a lot has changed in our mainstream culture. it's easy to lose sight of that when you're looking at how far there is to go, so that was a nice reminder. so, what i didn't like: most of these stories are at best decently written. most of the stories were alright, idea-wise, but the writing was generally sub-par, which was really disappointing. a couple were pretty good, but that was about as good as it got. there's not a lot to choose from out there, so i'll keep reading stuff like this, but i wish there were better options.