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

Gay is One Thing, but This Bruce Jenner Thing….

This  morning I spoke with a man, who by all rights is an open and loving individual, yet he shared honestly with me that he is having a hard time “swallowing” this “Bruce Jenner thing.” I’m writing about this and sharing the following post, because other fairly open-minded friends, including some who identify as gay… Continue reading Gay is One Thing, but This Bruce Jenner Thing….

“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!

Important Book Launch: “Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights”

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”

Bruce Jenner’s Rocking the World!

I recently watched Bruce Jenner’s interview with Diane Sawyer, and found myself surprised by two things: The first was when Diane Sawyer mentioned President Obama as the first President to ever actually address “transgender” issues. Bruce’s reply prompted Sawyer to ask if he was a Republican, to which he responded affirmatively. I felt as surprised as… Continue reading Bruce Jenner’s Rocking the World!

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