This article ran a few months back. However, after running into Kekla at ALA in San Francisco, I want to give a shout out on my blog to some very timely diverse books! The following article appeared in the Jan. 16, 2015 issue of the Wisconsin State Journal. Just Read It | Bridget Birdsall “Just… Continue reading Summer Reading? Try these important diverse books by Kekla Magoon & E.E. Charlton-Trujillo
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”
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
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 was honored to appear on the Cathy DeBuono Show, LA Talk Radio Channel 2. Cathy is an actress and psychotherapist specializing in forensic psychology and trauma-focused treatment. My interview starts 24 minutes into the show.
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.
The following review of Double Exposure appeared in Julie’s bookshelf, a feature of the Nov. 2014 (Vol. 14, No. 11) issue of Reviewer’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 Synopsis Fifteen-year-old Alyx Atlas was raised as a boy, yet… Continue reading “Double Exposure” reviewed on Julie’s Bookshelf, Midwest Book Review
The following review of Double Exposure appeared September 1, 2014 in Booklist, a publication of the American Library Association. Booklist Review Books For Youth – Fiction – General Fiction Double Exposure.Birdsall, Bridget (author).Oct. 2014. 304p. Skyhorse/Sky Pony, hardcover, $16.95 (9781629146065). Grades 7-10.REVIEW. First published September 1, 2014 (Booklist). Hermaphrodite. Ambiguously gendered. Freak. Alyx was born with male and female genitalia, and though… Continue reading Booklist says…teens and the rest of us will root for Alyx, an intersex teen athlete who just wants to fit in!