Bi Book Awards winners revealed

The winners books for this years Bisexual Book Awards were revealed in a ceremony in New York yesterday, including a couple of categories where the judging panel just couldn’t decide and so joint winners were declared.

The victors (and runners-up) in each category are as follows:





Erotic Fiction

Speculative Fiction (Scifi etc)

Teen/Young Adult Fiction

  • WINNER: We Are Young by Cat Clarke, Quercus Children’s Books / Hachette Childrens Group
  • A Love Song for Mr Dakota by Gene Gant, Harmony Ink Press / Dreamspinner Press
  • Palmetto Rose by J.E. Sumerau, Brill / Sense
  • Paris Syndrome by Lisa Walker, Angus & Robertson / HarperCollins Publishers Australia
  • The Weekend Bucket List by Mia Kerick, Duet Books / Interlude Press



  • WINNER: God Was Right by Diana Hamilton, Ugly Duckling Presse
  • Black Queer Hoe by Britteney Black Rose Kapri, BreakBeat Poets series, Haymarket Books
  • 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

  • Less Than Three Press.

Bi Writer of the Year

  • JOINT WINNER: Elaine Castillo, America Is Not the Heart, Viking / Penguin Random House.
  • JOINT WINNER: Duy Doan, We Play a Game, Yale University Press.
  • JOINT WINNER: J.R. Mabry, The Worship of Mystery, The Apocryphile Press.
  • Kate Evans, Target, Coyote Creek Books.
  • Lilah Suzanne, Jilted, Interlude Press.
  • Rachel Wiley, Nothing Is Okay, Button Poetry.