Forward INDIES Short List Announced

Forward INDIES Short List Announced

Bywater Books & Amble Press are pleased to announce that four of our titles have been shortlisted for the 2020 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Awards. Adult Fiction, Humor Book of the Year Finalist The Big Tow by Ann McMan, published by Bywater Books Adult...
2021 GCLS Finalists Announced

2021 GCLS Finalists Announced

The Golden Crown Literary Society has announced finalists for 2021, which includes several Bywater Books titles. Ann Bannon Popular Choice Award The Ann Bannon Popular Choice Award recognizes the book that has been picked as the membership’s favorite among nominated...
Ann McMan: Coming Out

Ann McMan: Coming Out

When it comes to questions about my tenure in psychotherapy, I like to tell people that I was on the five-year plan. Don’t laugh—I’m not really kidding. I didn’t think my “issues” were all that complicated. Not at first, anyway. I thought I was breezing in there with...
Fay Jacobs: Coming Out

Fay Jacobs: Coming Out

I married a male accordion player (please judge). What was I thinking? About the marriage? I wasn’t. About the accordion? I was instantly sorry. You haven’t suffered until you’ve heard “Jerimiah was a Bullfrog” on the accordion. And while the musician played his night...