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Foreword celebrates Tangled Roots Foreword celebrates Tangled Roots

Marianne K. Martin’s new novel Tangled Roots has picked up a great review before it has even been published. For Foreword Magazine, Julia Ann Charpentier embraces “a touching story of abiding loyalty”. Anna is the daughter of a white landowners,...  More


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Foreword celebrates Tangled Roots Foreword celebrates Tangled Roots

Marianne K. Martin’s new novel Tangled Roots has picked up a great review before  More


Lesfic Unbound reviews Jill Malone Lesfic Unbound reviews Jill Malone

For Lesfic Unbound, Lynne Pierce recently reviewed Giraffe People, the third novel  More


Hart and Malone picked as Summer Reads Hart and Malone picked as Summer Reads

For Liberty Press’s Bookends, Cassie Lehnherr picked books by two Bywater authors:  More


Reviews for Georgia Beers Reviews for Georgia Beers

Olive Oil & White Bread is the new novel from Georgia Beers. It’s a romance  More


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December 2013 December 2013

We love good books, just like you do December 2013 Welcome to Bywater Books Dear  More


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Authors

Z Egloff Z Egloff

Z Egloff won the Bywater Prize for Fiction with her debut novel Verge. Her second  More


Mari SanGiovanni Mari SanGiovanni

Mari SanGiovanni lives in Rhode Island not very far from her perfect Italian family.  More


Jesse Blackadder Jesse Blackadder

Jesse Blackadder wrote The Raven’s Heart, inspired by the history of her own  More


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News

Salem West Named Publisher of Bywater Books Salem West Named Publisher of Bywater Books

Bywater Books has appointed Salem West publisher of the company effective immediately.  More


Hilary Sloin is OUTSpoken Hilary Sloin is OUTSpoken

OUTSpoken is a project that was originally named “OUTLoud: Oral History from LGBTQ  More


Mari SanGiovanni Mari SanGiovanni

In an interview with the writer A J Adaire, Mari SanGiovanni explains how she began  More


Joan Opyr talks about writing Joan Opyr talks about writing

In the San Francisco Bay Times, July 10, Michele Karlsberg had an interesting question  More


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Submission Tips Submission Tips

The Basics: 1. Follow Directions While it may seem that publishers are in a conspiracy to force you to make changes every time you have to submit a manuscript, this is not the case....  More


Submitting your manuscript to Bywater Books Submitting your manuscript to Bywater Books

How to Submit Your Manuscript Bywater Books is looking for well-written commercial fiction targeted to lesbian readers. We are especially interested in mysteries, romances and general...  More