For this week’s Sapphic Book Bingo category, I would like you to read a book by a new author to give some attention to writers who are just starting out.
For the sake of this reading challenge, I’m defining “newbie authors” as a writer who has published only one or two novel-length books.
In this post, I put together a list of 100+ new authors of sapphic books for you, and I’m constantly adding to it as I find new authors, so keep checking back.
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100+ new authors of sapphic fiction
I compiled a list of 100+ new authors of sapphic books, listed alphabetically by their last name.
- Emily Alter, author of YA/NA romance novels Confidence and Stability.
- Elle Armstrong, author of lesbian romance Cafe A’Moor and Crash Dance, a sapphic age-gap celebrity romance.
- E.V. Bancroft, author of sapphic historical romance Warm Pearls and Paper Cranes.
- Emily Banting, author of sapphic romance Lost in Loveand lesbian contemporary romance Forgive Not Forget.
- Alexandra Beaumont, author of sapphic fantasy novel Testament of the Stars.
- Sarah Bell, author of queer historical mystery The Murder Next Door.
- A.G. Bennett, author of Shepherd’s Derelict, a lesbian novel about family secrets.
- Sabrina Blaum, author of LGBTQ+ fantasy novel The Well of Shadows and sapphic adventure romance The Chase.
- Molly J. Bragg, author of sci-fi/superhero romance Scatter and sci-fi romance Mail Order Bride.
- Mickey Brent, author of sapphic sports romances Underwater Vibes and Broad Awakening.
- KT Brodland, author of An Unfortunate Incident, a lesbian mystery novel with characters in their 50s.
- Mary P. Burns, author of f/f romance Forging a Desire Line and sapphic age-gap romance Suspecting Her.
- Valden Bush, author of sapphic sci-fi romance Nero.
- Brooke Campbell, author of The Warrior Within, a butch/femme paranormal romance, and its sequel, A Warrior For Her.
- Nan Campbell, author of sapphic reunion romance The Rules of Forever (pre-order now; out on September 1).
- Aprille Canniff, author of Trust, a women-in-uniform romance, and Finding Sarah, a WLW romance with a character who has PTSD.
- C.M. Castillo, author of The Pages of Adeena, a lesbian historical romance set in the 1950s.
- Crystal Chard, author of lesbian romance Rough Around the Edgesand gritty psychological romance Worth the Risk.
- C.L. Clark, author of sapphic epic fantasy The Unbroken.
- Neen Cohen, author of sapphic urban dark fantasy novella Cold as Hell.
- Jane Cuthbertson, author of sapphic sports romance Game Changers.
- Terri Cutshall, author of LGBT medical drama Breakthrough.
- Rosy Dee, author of lesbian romantic comedy I Love You, Lola Bloom.
- Tatiana Dee, author of lesbian time travel romance Penny’s Forest.
- Toni Draper, author of sapphic second-chance romance Wildfire and sapphic mystery/romance Cinco de Die-O.
- Alaina Erdell, author of contemporary sapphic romance Fire, Water, and Rock (out in December).
- J.E.J. Fern, author of The Quality of her Voice, a novel set in the 80s.
- Kelly Farmer, author of sapphic sports romances Out on the Iceand Unexpected Goals.
- Julie Forester, author of sapphic adventure/romance Marmalade Martini.
- K.L. Gallagher, co-author of lesbian romance Hat Trick(written with Ali Spooner).
- Johana Gavez, author of sports romance Match to Love and steamy novella Tell Me What You Want.
- Kate Gavin, author of young adult romance Full of Promiseand sapphic romance Table for Two.
- Estela González, author of Arribada, a novel about how even the most painful truths can bring power and freedom.
- Sue Graham, author of Playing with Fire, a sapphic romance set in South Africa, and sapphic mystery For the Love of Life.
- Angela Greenman, author of sapphic thriller The Child Riddler (out in July).
- Eule Grey, author of sapphic sci-fi romance I, Volcano.
- M.B. Guel, author of sapphic young adult romance Queerleadersand Internet Famous.
- Verónica Gutiérrez, author of lesbian mystery As You Look.
- Lily Gwynn, author of sapphic urban fantasy novels Kissed the Mark and Falling for the Fugitive.
- Jo Havens, author of sapphic sci-fi/fantasy romance The Blood We Spill and sapphic historical romance Once in Berlin.
- Lara Hayes, author of sapphic vampire romance novels Terrible Praise and All Together Stranger.
- Cole Holloway, author of sapphic general fiction Purpose of Drowning and Coming to California.
- B.W. Hope, author of lesbian romance novels Chrome Painted Heart and Romancing the Dish.
- Elle Hyden, author of Lost & Found: A Mystic Meteor Tyle, a lesbian contemporary romance with a mystical twist, and its sequel Evermore.
- Quinn Ivins, author of sapphic age-gap romance The Love Factor and Worthy of Love, a sapphic opposites-attract romance with a neurodivergent character.
- Ivy L. James, author of lesbian holiday romance Make the Yuletide Gay.
- Regina Jamison, author of Choosing Grace, a lesbian fiction novel set in the 1980s.
- Olivia Janae, author of sapphic ice queen romance The Loudest Silence (out in July).
- Diana Jayne, author of slow-burn friends-to-lovers romance What Memories Are Made Of.
- Micaiah Johnson, author of sapphic science fiction novel The Space Between Worlds.
- Denise Judge, author of sapphic second-chance romance Always Remember.
- Iona Kane, author of sapphic celebrity romance Sleepless Nights.
- Sofi Keren, author of sweet culinary romance False Starts & Artichoke Hearts and sapphic friends-to-lovers romance Painted Over.
- Chloe Keto, author of enemies-to-lovers WLW romance Ransom Love.
- Lara Kinsey, author of f/f historical romances Budding Romanceand Blooming in the Sun.
- Jane Kolven, author of LGBT romance The Holiday Detour, which features a Jewish lesbian and a nonbinary character, and The Queen Has a Cold, a queer royalty romance with an intersex character.
- Jen Lawrence, author of sapphic fantasy romance Guardian.
- Jess Lea, author of lesbian cozy mystery A Curious Womanand lesbian romantic mystery Looking for Trouble.
- J.E. Leak, author of lesbian historical novel In the Shadow of the Past.
- Renn Loraine, author of Moon Over St. Augustine and Moon Over Old Hollywood, a sapphic romantic thriller series.
- Angie K. Love, author of Awakening Hearts, which is half historical romance, half contemporary romance, and sapphic contemporary romance Awakening Souls.
- Meg Ludwa, author of sapphic science fiction novel Valkyrie.
- Kit Mallory, author of LGBTQ teen/YA dystopian fiction novels Blackout and Sparks.
- Nikki Markham, author of Impact, a steamy romance between two bisexual women (out on June 24).
- Edie Marr, author of lesbian romance novels Cursed and Wicked Fem.
- Lori G. Matthews, author of WLW romcom #CassiNova.
- Jordan Meadows, author of sapphic YA novel Kissing Practice, which is set in the 1980s.
- Antonija Mežnarić, author of sapphic horror novella, What Do Nightmares Dream of.
- May Mirsky, author of sapphic erotic novella The Moon and Her Landlady.
- Melanie Mitzner, author of Slow Reveal, an LGBTQ novel about family.
- Kallie Mont, author of sapphic romances Learning to Flirt and Learning to Trust.
- Charity Muse, author of lesbian-centric women’s fiction Broken to Belong.
- Jess Newton, author of lesbian science fiction novel Posterity.
- Nived, author of sapphic fantasy romances Eternal Love and Destiny.
- J.P. Noether, author of sapphic fantasy romance novella Improbably Heaven.
- Emily Noon, author of sapphic dark fantasy romance Aurora’s Angel, which won a Lambda Literary Award.
- Caitríona Page, author of sapphic new adult romance Traveller.
- Simonetta Pastorini, author of lesbian romance Heartlines and its sequel, Drift.
- Philippa Pegg, author of Leave or Remain, an opposites-attract, Brexit-themed lesbian romance set in Brussels.
- Amber Perez, author of contemporary sapphic romance Shay’s Gamble.
- Faith Prize, author of lesbian medical romance The Fifth Surgeon.
- Coffee Quills, author of sapphic paranormal romance Spells, Snow & Sky.
- Liz Rain, author of lesbian workplace romance Perks of Office.
- Krystina Rivers, author of sapphic second-chance romance novel Something Between Us.
- Morgan Rogers, author of sapphic romance Honey Girl.
- Mar Romasco-Moore, author of sapphic young adult novel I Am the Ghost in Your House.
- Emma Rossi, author of lesbian young adult romance One Last Summer.
- Katherine Rupley, author of lesbian sports romance Calculated Risk.
- Sara Scott, author of lesbian romance The Touch of Her Voice.
- Melinda Sequeira, author of lesbian romance Rainbow Roses.
- Silvia Shaw, author of sapphic fantasy novels Rand and The Forgotten Realms.
- J.X. Sleator, author of sapphic horror/romance novel Bleeding for Eurydice.
- Rachael Sommers, author of lesbian romance Never Say Never and sapphic second-chance romance Fool for Love.
- Nance Sparks, author of contemporary lesbian romance Cowgirland An Alaskan Wedding, a second chance romance with a bisexual main character.
- Lily St. Michael, author of steamy lesbian romance Something or Everything.
- Cate Summers, author of LGBT teen romance The Rainbow Race.
- Lianyu Tan, author of Captive in the Underworld, an F/F dark lesbian romance retelling of the Hades/Persephone myth, and The Wicked and the Willing, an F/F gothic horror vampire novel set in 1920s Singapore.
- W. Freedreamer Tinkanesh, author of LGBT vampire novel Outsider and LGBT dark fantasy short story collection Tales for the 21st Century, Vol. II.
- Kimberly Todd, author of lesbian vampire romance A.M.P.: Book One and V.A.M.P.: Book Two.
- Emma Wallis, author of contemporary fiction novel This is Not a Love Story.
- Emily Waters, author of lesbian enemies-to-lovers romance Honey in the Marrow (out in October).
- JD Wilburn, author of lesbian romantic suspense novel A Far Better Thing.
- Ana K. Wrenn, author of lesbian psychological thriller Strange Attractors (out in August).
- April Yates, author of Ashthorne, a romantic Gothic horror novella (out August 23).
- Cassandra Yorke, author of Mary, Everything, a novel that blends Midwestern Gothic, historical fiction, and lesbian romance.
- Chris Zett, author of sapphic medical romances Irregular Heartbeat and Heart Failure.
Are you a newbie author of sapphic books?
If you are a new author of sapphic books, with no more than two novels published, and you want me to add you to the list, please email me with your book information (title, genre, book link). You’ll find my email on my contact page.
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