Wilson, Barbara

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Wilson, Barbara Gender: F
Barbara Ellen Wilson
born on 17 October 1950 at 19:57 (= 7:57 PM )
Place Long Beach, California, 33n46, 118w11
Timezone PST h8w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 24°12' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 24°01 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 14°35'


American writer; Wilson is also founder of Seal Press. A lesbian and a feminist, her heroines are usually strong, witty, adventurous and intelligent. She has written mysteries, novels, and published short-story collections.

Her novel "Gaudi Afternoon" which was made into a feature film, was awarded the Crime Writers Association Award and Lambda Literary Award in 1991. Another novel, "Blue Windows" won the Lambda Literary Award and was a nominee for PEN Center USA West, in 1997.

She co-founded Seal Press in support of women authors and founded "Women in Translation: which translated the writing of women who are exiled or marginalized.


  • Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1991 (novel: Gaudi Afternoon)
  • Work : Prize 1991 (Crime Writers Association and Lambda Literary Awards)
  • Work : Prize 1997 (Lambda Literary Award)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate in hand


  • Passions : Sexuality : Lesbian
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur (founded Seal Press)
  • Vocation : Writers : Fiction (novels, mysteries, short stories)