Women’s FEST 2015

Bywater Books authors, Marianne K. Martin and Ann McMan, will be joined by Publisher, Salem West and Editor-in-Chief, Kelly Smith for a series of book readings, book signings, and workshops. Join in on one of the best weekends of the year in one of the best queer...

Salem West

Salem West is the publisher of Bywater Books. She brings a strong background in business management, and longstanding engagement with the LGBT community. In recent years, she has become known as the voice of The Rainbow Reader, a highly successful review blog that...

GCLS 2014

The 2014 Conference of the Golden Crown Literary Society takes place July 9–13. To mark the 10th Anniversary of GCLS, this year’s theme will be Historic Milestones — and there are several to celebrate, including the repeal of DOMA and DADT. The organizers have invited...
Shaken and Stirred by Joan Opyr

Shaken and Stirred by Joan Opyr

“What a great read! Character, story, dialogue—it’s a trifecta of a page turner.” —Kate Clinton, author of I Told You So “ Sometimes, I think my story is about addiction and adultery. Other times, I think it’s about bad luck with the Avon lady. And not just...
I Came Out For This? by Lisa Gitlin

I Came Out For This? by Lisa Gitlin

There‘s only one place Joanna Kane can tell it like it is. Her journal: “I hate Terri Rubin, the woman I‘m in love with. She called and told me she‘s dating a woman named Sonya. I hate this Sonya and I hate Terri and I hate myself because I was never like this...