Jacob Anderson-Minshall

Biography

Diane and Jacob Anderson-Minshall are co-conspirators in life and love. They co-author the Blind Eye mystery series (Blind Curves, Blind Faith, and the Lambda Literary Award finalist Blind Leap) and are currently writing the memoir, Queerly Beloved, about their 22+-year-relationship which survived Jacob’s gender transition. Their story has been the subject of numerous articles (including in The New York Times) and radio shows (like NPR’s Story Corp).

Jacob sits on the board of Lambda Literary Foundation. He has written for numerous LGBT and feminist publications and, for four years, he penned the nationally-syndicated weekly column, TransNation. He later produced and co-hosted the radio show, Gender Blender. His work is included in anthologies like Men Speak Out: Views on Gender, Sex, and Power (now in its 2nd edition) and the award-winning Portland Queer.

The couple previously collaborated in founding Portland, Oregon’s LGBT literary series, QLiterati! and the lesbian magazine Girlfriends.

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Books

Blind Faith
Series: Blind Eye Mystery, Book 3. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 79,960. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
In the detective business, the ordinary can quickly become deadly. When private investigator Yoshi Yakamota and the Blind Eye Detective Agency are hired to find a woman's missing sister, the assignment seems fairly mundane. Then two teens fall to their death from a rocky oceanside cliff in what appears to be a tragic accident.
Blind Leap
Series: Blind Eye Mystery, Book 2. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 82,820. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The camera doesn't lie, but sometimes it captures a story worth killing for.
Blind Curves
Series: Blind Eye Mystery, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 87,170. Language: English. Published: February 24, 2015 by Bold Strokes Books. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The murdered body of lesbian publisher Rosemary Finney is found on a remote hiking path south of San Francisco. Local police of the wealthy Woodside enclave quickly focus on a prime suspect: Investigative Reporter Velvet Erickson. Velvet appeals to her friend and former lover—private eye Yoshi Yakamota, whose detective skills more than make up for her failing eyesight—for help.

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