Ann Bannon

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Ann Bannon
Portrait of woman with short, wavy hair, wearing an oversized velvet blazer over a floral dress
Ann Bannon in 1983. Photo by Tee Corinne.
BornAnn Weldy
(1932-09-15) September 15, 1932 (age 90)
Joliet, Illinois, United States
OccupationWriter, professor, associate dean
Period1957–present
GenreLesbian pulp fiction
LGBT history
Notable worksOdd Girl Out, I Am a Woman, Women in the Shadows, Journey to a Woman, Beebo Brinker
Website
www.annbannon.com

Ann Weldy (born September 15, 1932), better known by her pen name Ann Bannon, is an American author. She is known for writing six lesbian pulp fiction novels known as The Beebo Brinker Chronicles. The books talked about lesbian identity and she became known as the "Queen of Lesbian Pulp Fiction".[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Costello, Becca (June 20, 2002). "Pulp friction". Sacramento News & Review. Retrieved December 2, 2007.