Award Winners: Bi Book Awards

The sixth annual Bi Book Awards were presented in New York at the start of June. The awards stretch across almost a dozen categories reflecting just how much bi literature there is out there – for every kind of reader.

Non-Fiction: Unconditional: A Guide to Loving and Supporting Your LGBTQ Child by Telaina Eriksen, Mango Media
Memoir/Biography: tie between First Time Ever by Peggy Seeger, Faber & Faber and What the Mouth Wants: A Memoir of Food, Love and Belonging by Monica Meneghetti, Dagger Editions/Caitlin Press
Fiction: Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado, Graywolf Press
Romance: By the Currwong’s Call by Welton B. Marsland, Escape Publishing/Harlequin Enterprises Australia
Erotic Fiction: Rescues and the Rhyssa by TS Porter, Less Than Three Press
Speculative Fiction: 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
Mystery: Suspicious Behavior by L.A. Witt & Cari Z, Riptide Publishing
Poetry: Truth Be Bold—Serenading Life & Death in the Age of AIDS by Julene Tripp Weaver, Finishing Line Press
Publisher of the Year – again, a tie: Duet Books/Interlude Press and Less Than Three Press
Bi Writer of the Year: Peggy Seeger

For the full shortlist of books published in 2017, see this web article.