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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Jorjet Harper  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: in New York, New York

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Illinois Connection

Harper moved to Chicago in 1979.

Biographical and Professional Information

Jorjet Harper is a journalist, columnist, performer and speaker. She has been writing for the gay and lesbian press in Chicago for over two decades. Her “Lesbomania” columns and performances have tackled homophobia and built community through humor. She was inducted into the Chicago Gay and Lesbian Hall of Fame in 1998.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

Lesbomania :
ISBN: 0934678537. OCLC Number: 29843383

New Victoria Publishers,. .

Tales from the dyke side /
ISBN: 0934678715. OCLC Number: 33947647

New Victoria Publishers,. .

Demonstrating what it's like to be a lesbian in changing times, this series of side-splitting spoofs includes stories on the secret lesbian life of the Loch Ness Monster, the puzzle of the lesbian vampire craze, and scientific research on lesbian lizards and gay fruitflies.