Our Lost Sister

Our Lost Sister

We at Bywater Books are deeply saddened to share the passing of author and journalist Jesse Blackadder. She lived fiercely and authentically and touched thousands with her words and actions, and her work with StoryBoard through the Byron Writers Festival inspired an...
Joe Okonkwo

Joe Okonkwo

JOE OKONKWO is an award-winning novelist, short story writer, and editor. His debut novel Jazz Moon, set against the backdrop of the Harlem Renaissance and glittering Jazz Age Paris, was published by Kensington Books in 2016. David Ebershoff, author of The Danish Girl...
New Author Additions

New Author Additions

Bywater Books and Amble Press welcomes five new authors to our publishing family. SHERI REYNOLDS is the author of the novels Bitterroot Landing, The Rapture of Canaan (an Oprah book club selection and New York Times bestseller), A Gracious Plenty, Firefly Cloak, The...
Ann Aptaker

Ann Aptaker

Native New Yorker ANN APTAKER’S Cantor Gold crime/mystery series has been the recipient of Lambda Literary and Goldie Awards. Her short stories have appeared in two editions of the crime anthology Fedora, Switchblade Magazine’s Stiletto Heeled issue, and will...