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At a women’s college in rural Virginia in 1960, a history professor who has hidden her sexuality faces an investigation into her private life that threatens her career.

Coming January 2021 from Bywater Books!

“Paula Martinac’s Testimony, vividly imagined and remarkably researched, shines a light on queer lives that have been forgotten by history. The prose is vivid and intelligent, and the characters are rich and complex. A deeply compelling novel that I couldn’t put down.”—Carter Sickels, author of The Prettiest Star

Order at Bywater Books, from your favorite bookseller, or Indiebound.org.

GOLD MEDALIST, NORTHEAST REGION, 2020 INDEPENDENT PUBLISHER BOOK AWARDS

In 1980s New York, a newly out lesbian embarks on a job as companion to a literary giant of the Paris expatriate generation—an octogenarian recluse who accomplished just one great novel.

“A wonderful tale of literary New York, often funny, sometimes raunchy, sometimes romantic, and always real.” —Christopher Bram, author of Gods and Monsters

Available from Bywater Books and all your favorite booksellers