Tag Archives: Books

Purple Prose Unleashed!

Purple Prose, a collection of writing about being bi in the UK, is published today. The book was funded through a kickstarter and so those who helped bring it to print have already been sent copies, while a few were available for sale at BiCon in Preston. There’s a launch party tomorrow night in London at Brixton Community Base, Talma […]

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Book Review: And Then There Were Three

Book Review: And Then There Were Three: Sixty-Seven Letters to Sasha by Julia G. Fox West Yorkshire, April 2016. On Amazon, here. I find well-written memoirs fascinating, I enjoy novels written in epistolary form, and I’ve complained more than once elsewhere about the lack of stories in which poly relationships are portrayed in ways that feel real – i.e. the […]

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Final dash for Purple Prose

With two and a half days to go, bi book Purple Prose: Bisexuality In Britain is about £1200 short of its fundraising goal.  Strictly the target is further away than that but BiCon Continuity Limited – the parent organisation that looks after any accumulated surplus from the annual bi gathering – has pledged up to £1000 in match funding to […]

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Bi Book Looking for a Kickstart

New bisexual book Purple Prose is running a Kickstarter to get itself up off the ground. Like so much bi stuff – BCN magazine included – it’s not being funded by advertisers, LGBT organisations or Pink Pound corporates: so it’s up to us to put our hands into our pockets and make this happen. Take a look at their indiegogo […]

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Good Bi Reading

The Bi Writers Association (BWA) have announced the finalists for their Third Annual Bisexual Book Awards in 10 book categories and two special categories: Publisher of the Year and Bi Writer of the Year. The scale of the awards has grown again with 72 books submitted to 10 book categories. By comparison, last year there were 60 books and six […]

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New book explores bi Britain

“Bisexuality: Identities, Politics, and Theories” is a new book by Surya Monro of BiUK. It maps the UK bi scene / movement: what and where it is, who it includes and who it leaves behind. It explores topical themes, including sex and relationships, community, the commodification of bisexuality, and activism. The book also shows how understandings of bisexuality can usefully […]

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Review: Best Bi Short Stories

Stevie’s Carroll’s review of Best Bi Short Stories Edited by Sheela Lambert I tend to find anthologies a little hit and miss, and generally pick them up only when I recognise more than one of the authors as someone whose short stories I’ve read and enjoyed before. This time, however, it was the theme that attracted me; the bisexual experience […]

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