award-winning short story collection, Sidecar, has been reissued by Bywater Books and is available for sale in both ebook and trade paperback formats.

Sidecar, a fast and funny compilation of short stories that are full of the rich detail, witty humor, jagged verbal jousting, and joyous intellectual tete-a-tete that have become her calling card. You’ll reconnect with Syd, Maddie, and the whole Jericho gang, spend the night with Diz and Clarissa, play dress up with Grace and Abbie, and finally go mano-a-mano with Kate and Shawn in the novella, Bottle Rocket (which is the prequel to her novel, Backcast).

Featuring an introduction by Salem West, settle in for a fast and funny ride with Sidecar.
Sidecar features the stories V1:  A Valentine’s Day OdysseyBottle RocketFalling from Grace, and Nevermore!

V1: A Valentine’s Day Odyssey was The Athenaeum’s #89 Story of 2011
Nevermore! was selected by readers as the winner of the The Royal Academy of Bards 2011 Bard Challenge #26: Quoth The Raven, Nevermore.

Ann McMan

Sidecar won the 2012 Golden Crown Literary Award for Story Collections, and the 2012 Rainbow Award for Lesbian Romance.

Praise for Sidecar:
“This collection was a pleasure to read; each with intelligent and fully developed characters, funny and witty dialogue, and a compelling storyline. Simply enjoyable. Well done.”—2012 Rainbow Awards Judge

“After reading Ann McMan’s short story collection, Sidecar, I can say with confidence that she is one of my favorite lesbian romance authors.”– Jill Guccini, AfterEllen

Ann McMan is the author of five previous novels, including Jericho and Aftermath, and two short story collections. She has won four Golden Crown Literary Awards and an IPPY. Her novel, Hoosier Daddy, was a Lambda Literary Award Finalist. She lives in Winston-Salem, NC.

For more information about Ann McMan, visit her website at

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