Ep: 132 Ann and Brad discuss her protagonist Canton Gold's background, her life of crime, why she leads a life of crime, and lesbian life in the 1950s.
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Ann Aptaker’s Cantor Gold crime/mystery series has been the recipient of Lambda Literary and multiple Goldie Awards. Her short stories have appeared in two editions of the crime anthology Fedora, Switchblade Magazine’s Stiletto Heeled issue, the Mickey Finn crime anthologies, and The Black Cat Mystery Magazine. Her flash fiction, “Rockin’ Dyke Roll,” is featured in the Goldie winning anthology Our Happy Hours: LGBT Voices From The Gay Bars.
Culminating a career as a curator for museums and galleries, Ann is currently an art writer for various New York clients. When not writing about murder and mayhem or indulging in her passion for art, there’s nothing Ann likes better than the pleasures of ice cream and old movies.
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