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Sarah Aldridge (January 27, 1911 – January 11, 2006)

Sarah Aldridge was the pen name of Anyda Marchant, who was a founding partner for Naiad Press 1973 and A&M Books in 1995, and a writer of primarily lesbian popular fiction.
Born: January 27, 1911, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Died: January 11, 2006, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, United States
Education: George Washington University

Sarah Aldridge was the pen name of Anyda Marchant, who was a founding partner for Naiad Press in 1973 and A&M Books in 1995, and a writer of primarily lesbian popular fiction. She met legal secretary Muriel Inez Crawford in 1948. The couple was together until Aldridge's death. Crawford died less than 5 months after Aldridge. One of the first women to pass the bar in Washington DC, she served the World Bank as an attorney in the Legal Department for 18 years until retiring in 1972. As Sarah Aldridge, she was the author of many literary works. Her first published work was a short story issued by The Ladder, the periodical released by the Daughters of Bilitis. The fourteen lesbian novels she wrote include All True Lovers, Tottie, A Flight of Angels, The Latecomer, and The Nesting Place. Aldridge died at her home in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware on January 11, 2006. She was 94. She was awarded the Golden Crown Literary Society Trailblazer Award posthumously in June 2007.
Together from 1948 to 2006: 58 years.
Sarah Aldridge aka Anyda Marchant (January 27, 1911 – January 11, 2006)
Muriel Inez Crawford (April 21, 1914 – June 7, 2006)



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