Spread the Word! This is an important book and the time is right, so together, let’s support: Ann Bausum’s Book Launch at A Room of One’s Own: 315 West Gorham Street, Madison, Wisconsin, Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 6 p.m. Advance Praise: “Her narrative feels fueled by rage and empowerment and the urge to tell… Continue reading Important Book Launch: “Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights”
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!
“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!
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!
This post is an update on a fabulous GALA! Out of 818 submissions, Double Exposure was chosen as a finalist for the 27th Annual Lambda Literary Awards–or the “Lammys,” as they are affectionately known. The Lammys celebrate achievement in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,Transgender and Queer writing. The Lambda Literary Awards bring national attention to the presence… Continue reading “Double Exposure” Nominated for a Lambda Literary Award!
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
Here’s the press release that accompanied my appearance on Milwaukee WTMJ Channel 4 TV’s Wisconsin Tonight. “Double Exposure” speaks of bullying, basketball and being yourself By Rachael Glaszcz. CREATED Jan 30, 2015 Bridget Birdsall is an author who grew up in Brookfield. Her nephew’s suicide inspired her to write a book about victims of… Continue reading Double Exposure author Bridget Birdsall’s appearance on Milwaukee TV.
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
Panther Pause is a TV show produced by students at UW-Milwaukee. Here’s the interview they did with me about Double Exposure. This piece first aired Dec. 5, 2014. [vimeo 113859996 w=550 h=350]
I had the great pleasure of appearing on the Mitch Henck Show on December 3, 2014. In this radio interview, we talked about my book Double Exposure, and some of the important themes it brings up, such as dealing with differences, the meaning of intersex, and the importance of anti-bullying initiatives.