In 2014, ANN McMAN
was named as Director of Creative Services for Bywater Books. McMan has over thirty-five years of professional experience in graphic design, marketing, and brand identity. Her design work has received national and international recognition, and in recent years, she has become one of the most sought-after brand developers and cover designers in LGBT+ publishing.
Two-time Lambda Literary Award winner Ann McMan is also the author of several novels and short story collections. She is a recipient of the Alice B. Lavender Certificate for Outstanding Debut Novel and the Alice B. Medal for Outstanding Body of Work. She resides in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.