Individual Author Record
Name: Ann WeldyPen Name: Ann Bannon Genre: C:ADULT Born: 1932 in Joliet, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionWeldy was born in Joliet and was raised in Hinsdale, Illinois. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1954.
Biographical and Professional InformationFrom 1957 to 1962, Ann Weldy wrote six lesbian pulp fiction novels under the pen name Ann Bannon. The books, known as "The Beebo Brinker Chronicles," have earned her the title "Queen of Lesbian Pulp Fiction" for their enduring popularity and impact on lesbian identity.Weldy, also known as Ann Holmquist, currently resides in Sacramento, California.
*''Odd Girl Out'', Gold Medal Books, 1957*''I am a Woman'', Gold Medal Books, 1959*''Women In the Shadows'', Gold Medal Books, 1959*''Journey to a Woman'', Gold Medal Books, 1960*''Beebo Brinker'', Gold Medal Books, 1960*''The Marriage'', Gold Medal Books, 1960