Bi Book Awards are here!

New York starts June with the seventh annual Bi Book Awards tomorrow.

The Bisexual Book Awards Ceremony sees winners announced and a plethora of speakers reading from their work.

Author readings include:

  • Duy Doan / We Play a Game: Poetry
  • Diana Hamilton / God Was Right: Poetry
  • Britteney Black Rose Kapri / Black Queer Hoe: Poetry
  • Rosalie Knecht / Who Is Vera Kelly?: Mystery
  • J.R. Mabry / The Worship of Mystery: Speculative Fiction
  • Lexi Mohney / Carnal Knowledge: Erotic Fiction
  • Julian Randall / Refuse: Poetry
  • Jan Steckel / Like Flesh Covers Bone: Poetry

And there’s a Bi History Photo Show by photographer Efrain John Gonzalez.

Potential Winners

The shortlisted books for this years awards in each category are:









Erotic Fiction


Speculative Fiction (Scifi etc)


Teen/Young Adult Fiction





  • Black Queer Hoe by Britteney Black Rose Kapri, BreakBeat Poets series, Haymarket Books
  • God Was Right by Diana Hamilton, Ugly Duckling Presse
  • Like Flesh Covers Bone by Jan Steckel, Zeitgeist Press
  • Refuse by Julian Randall, University of Pittsburgh Press
  • We Play a Game by Duy Doan, Yale University Press


Publisher of the Year

  • Will be announced on June 1st.


Bi Writer of the Year