Golden Crowne Literary Award: Why Support Lesbian Writers?

Authors Bridget Birdsall and Dorothy Allison at a Lambda Literary Retreat.

I’m proud to say that “Double Exposure“ has been nominated for a 2015 Golden Crown Literary Award! Bestselling author Dorothy Allison will be the keynote speaker at this year’s Golden Crown Literary Society (GCLS) conference, July 22-26 in New Orleans. I met Dorothy several years ago when I was a Lambda Fellow-2010, and I have… Continue reading Golden Crowne Literary Award: Why Support Lesbian Writers?

“Stonewall” author Ann Bausum Recommends “Double Exposure”

The following article appeared in the June 7, 2015 issue of the Wisconsin State Journal. Just Read It | Ann Bausum “Just Read It” is a regular feature in which the State Journal seeks recommendations from authors, literary enthusiasts and experts, focused on the contributor’s particular genre of expertise.  Ann Bausum writes about history for… Continue reading “Stonewall” author Ann Bausum Recommends “Double Exposure”

Q&A on website of author Jenna Leigh Evans

I’m thrilled that writer Jenna Leigh Evans interviewed me for an article on her website. Her work has been published everywhere from the New York Times and Wall Street Journal to the literary magazine of the Henry Miller Library. She just won the North Street Book Award for her debut novel Prosperity, which I’m excited to read… Continue reading Q&A on website of author Jenna Leigh Evans

“Double Exposure” Brings the IPPY Gold Home to Wisconsin!

The Gay / Lesbian / Bi / Trans Fiction Independent Book of the Year Award goes to Double Exposure! The “IPPY” Awards, launched in 1996, are designed to bring increased recognition to the deserving but often unsung titles published by independent authors and publishers. Established as the first awards program open exclusively to independents, over 3,000… Continue reading “Double Exposure” Brings the IPPY Gold Home to Wisconsin!

The Tofte/Wright Children’s Literature Award Banquet: You’re Invited!

When DOUBLE EXPOSURE  WON the Tofte/Wright Children’s Literature Award, I decided I needed to learn more about the Council of Wisconsin Writer’s and those who have worked to preserve and sustain the amazing literary traditions, talents and created opportunities for groundbreaking Wisconsin authors and their books. This years WINNERS will be reading at the Wisconsin Club in… Continue reading The Tofte/Wright Children’s Literature Award Banquet: You’re Invited!

“Double Exposure” Chosen as the Badger Book in Oregon for Their Battle of the Books!

“Guess which book we picked for the Badgers? That’s right, DOUBLE EXPOSURE!!” The amazing and dedicated Heather Newton, sent me these pictures, and these words, in her recent email! Hurrah for DOUBLE EXPOSURE and of course our very own BADGERS, who just like this celebrated book are headed for the FINAL FOUR!

“Double Exposure” Wins 1st Place from the Council of Wisconsin Writers!

  On St. Paddy’s day, today March 17, 2015, I received this email: “Congratulations! Our judge in the Tofte/Wright Children’s Literature Award contest chose your book “Double Exposure” for our First Prize…” Wow, Double Exposure, has received it’s third award this month! A Lambda Literary Nomination, an INDIEFAB nomination and now, this! Thank you, gentle… Continue reading “Double Exposure” Wins 1st Place from the Council of Wisconsin Writers!

“Double Exposure” Nominated for Foreward Reviews INDIEFAB Book Award of the Year Finalist

Traverse City, MI, March 12, 2015—Today, Foreword Reviews is pleased to announce the finalists for the 17th annual INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards. For a full list of the finalists, searchable by genre, visit: https://indiefab.forewordreviews.com/finalists/2014/ Each year, Foreword Reviews shines a light on a select group of indie publishers, university presses, and self-published authors… Continue reading “Double Exposure” Nominated for Foreward Reviews INDIEFAB Book Award of the Year Finalist

“Double Exposure” reviewed on Children’s Bookwatch, Midwest Book Review

The following review of Double Exposure appeared in the Fiction Bookshelf section of the Feb. 2015 (Vol. 25, No. 2) issue of Children’s Bookwatch, a publication of Midwest Book Review. Double ExposureBridget Birdsallbridgetbirdsall.comSky Pony Press307 West 36th Street, 11th FloorNew York, NY 100189781629146065 $16.95 www.skyponypress.com Written for readers age twelve to adult, Double Exposure is… Continue reading “Double Exposure” reviewed on Children’s Bookwatch, Midwest Book Review

“Double Exposure” Nominated for Teen Choice Book Award

Video Image of Young Adult anti-bully book called Double Exposure

I am thrilled that Double Exposure made it onto the nomination list for the Teen Choice Book Award. Please help me spread the word, and please vote–it’s fun, fast and easy, I promise! Click here to vote:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SLXJ2G3