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BOOKS Lesbian author Amanda Kabak to release hate-crime novel July 20
2021-05-15

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Lesbian author Amanda Kabak—a Chicago native who now resides in Lakeland, Florida—is releasing the novel Upended on July 20.

In Upended, Maddie, a driven entrepreneur, finds her world thrown into disarray when she survives a hate crime. In the aftermath, she must come to terms with her true professional dreams, her changing relationships with her beloved brother, the ex-girlfriend she can't forget and a new potential love interest on the horizon.

Kabak is also the author of the novel The Mathematics of Change. Her recent work has appeared in the Massachusetts Review, Tahoma Literary Review, Sequestrum and the Laurel Review, among other publications.

She has been a recipient of the Al Simak Award for Fiction from Arcturus Review, the Betty Gabehart Prize from the Kentucky Women Writer's Conference, and the Lascaux Review Award for Fiction. A Chicago native and longtime resident, for the last three years she has lived in Lakeland, Florida.


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