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Lambda Literary Award Finalists Named

Bywater Books is pleased to announce that Marianne K. Martin's Tangled Roots has been selected as a Lambda Literary Award finalist in the Lesbian Romance category. In addition, Bywater author, Sally Bellerose, is a contributing author in the LGBT Anthology finalist,...

GCLS Ann Bannon & Tee Corrine Award Finalists

GCLS Ann Bannon & Tee Corrine Award Finalists

On March 3rd, the Golden Crown Literary Society released their short list for both the Ann Bannon Popular Choice Award and the Tee Corrine Outstanding Cover Design Award. Bywater Books congratulates all the finalists, including our own authors and designers. Ann...

Hilary Sloin is OUTSpoken

OUTSpoken is a project that was originally named “OUTLoud: Oral History from LGBTQ Pioneers.” Launched in 2013 through Kickstarter, it has the simple but important purpose of “telling our stories” and “saving our history.” Hilary Sloin, the winner of the 2014 Barbara...

Mari SanGiovanni

In an interview with the writer A J Adaire, Mari SanGiovanni explains how she began writing — “I wanted to read something like Rubyfruit Jungle only for a big, fat, loud Italian family, only with some lesbos sprinkled in to complicate matters.” Admits that “tons of...

Joan Opyr talks about writing

In the San Francisco Bay Times, July 10, Michele Karlsberg had an interesting question for Joan Opyr and the poet Pamela Sneed: “Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?” Joan explained, “I’m not a visual writer because I’m not a visual...

Two Interviews with Georgia Beers

Georgia Beers has been talking about her latest novel Olive Oil and White Bread — a story that dares to describe a long-term relationship. And yes, she's got her own experience to fall back on, so expect to hear her talk about her own wife, Bonnie, too. She appeared...

The Escape Artist

Yes, we know we published The Escape Artist last year, but Judith Katz has just posted a brilliant trailer for this book on vimeo. To check it out, click here!

Women’s Week 2014

Every year, Bywater Books makes its way to Provincetown for Women's Week, and we've already finished making plans for this fall. Events will take place every day from Wednesday October 15 thru' Sunday October 18. This year, the authors attending will be Georgia Beers,...

Wynn Malone at PFLAG

Wynn Malone will be making a presentation at PFLAG Central Kentucky on Tuesday, August 12 at 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. She will be talking about writing lesbian fiction today and “focusing on the role of family and straight friends in stories.”

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