Bisexual Book Awards 2017

The Bi Writers Association (BWA) presented the Bisexual Book Awards 2017 at a ceremony on Friday, June 1 in New York City.

Here are the results in the categories that included nominees of genre interest.

Sixth Annual Bisexual Book Awards

Fiction

  • Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado, Graywolf Press

Speculative Fiction [Sci-fi/Fantasy/Horror/Etc.]

  • The Rules and Regulations For Mediating Myths & Magic by F.T. Lukens, Duet Books/Interlude Press

Teen/Young Adult Fiction

  • In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan, Big Mouth House/Small Beer Press

Bi Writer of the Year

  • Peggy Seeger

Bisexual Book Awards 2017 Finalists

The Bi Writers Association (BWA) released the Bisexual Book Awards 2017 finalists on May 3.

Each one of our nine book categories had a team of judges who carefully read, assessed, critiqued and discussed every book before voting on their merits. The number of finalists in each category varies, based on the number of books submitted to that category and the quality of the books.

All the books submitted for consideration are listed here.

Winners will be announced at the Bisexual Book Awards Ceremony on Friday, June 1 in New York City.

The following categories include nominees of genre interest.

Sixth Annual Bisexual Book Awards

Fiction

  • The Change Room by Karen Connelly, Random House / PenguinRandomHouse
  • Enigma Variations by André Aciman, Farrar, Straus and Giroux/Macmillan
  • Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado, Graywolf Press
  • Keeping the Faith by A.M. Leibowitz, Supposed Crimes
  • The Mathematics of Change by Amanda Kabak, Brain Mill Press
  • Pages For Her: A Novel by Sylvia Brownrigg, Counterpoint

Speculative Fiction  [Sci-fi/Fantasy/Horror/Etc.]

  • Island of Exiles by Erica Cameron, Entangled Teen
  • Passing Strange by Ellen Klages, Tor Books
  • Rescues and the Rhyssa by TS Porter, Less Than Three Press
  • The Rules and Regulations For Mediating Myths & Magic by F.T. Lukens, Duet Books/Interlude Press
  • Run In The Blood by A.E. Ross, NineStar Press
  • The Seafarer’s Kiss by Julia Ember, Duet/Interlude Press

Teen/Young Adult Fiction

  • Being Roy by Julie Aitcheson, Harmony Ink Press
  • Grrrls on the Side by Carrie Pack, Duet Books/Interlude Press
  • I Hate Everyone But You by Allison Raskin and Gaby Dunn, Wednesday Books
  • In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan, Big Mouth House/Small Beer Press
  • The Rules and Regulations For Mediating Myths & Magic by F.T. Lukens, Duet Books/Interlude Press

Bi Writer of the Year

  • Peggy Seeger
  • Monica Meneghetti
  • Karen Connelly
  • Carmen Maria Machado
  • Sylvia Brownrigg

2016 Bisexual Book Awards

The fifth annual Bisexual Book Awards were presented June 10 in New York. The juried award is given by the Bi Writers Association.

There was one winners of genre interest —

Speculative Fiction [Sci-fi/Fantasy/Horror/Etc.]

  • The Painted Crown by Megan Derr, Less Than Three Press

2016 Bisexual Book Awards Shortlist

The fifth annual Bisexual Book Awards finalists were announced May 12. The juried award is given by the Bi Writers Association.

There were 106 books published in 2016 submitted for consideration: a 45% increase over last year.

“We are thrilled the Bisexual Book Awards is succeeding in its mission to encourage writers and publishers to put out more bi-themed books,” says Sheela Lambert, Director of the Bi Writers Association. “By providing multiple book categories; authors and publishers find that their books can be recognized for the genre they are written in, as well as their bisexual subject matter.”

Nominees of genre interest are —

Speculative Fiction [Sci-fi/Fantasy/Horror/Etc.]

  • An Accident of Stars by Foz Meadows, Angry Robot
  • Enchanted Soles edited by Sasha L. Miller, Less Than Three Press
  • For the Clan by Archer Kay Leah, Less Than Three Press
  • Labyrinth Lost by Zoraida Cordova, Sourcebooks Fire
  • Necrotech by KC Alexander, Angry Robot
  • The Painted Crown by Megan Derr, Less Than Three Press

The winners will be announced June 10.