May 23-26— BSB @ Saints & Sinners Literary Festival - Authors scheduled to attend -Eric Andrews-Katz, 'Nathan Burgoine, Dale Chase, Greg Herren, William Holden, Anne Laughlin, J.M. Redmann, Jeffrey Ricker, Carsen Taite, Ali Vali, JerryL. Wheeler, & Felice Picano (Felice will be giving a master's class on 24th), New Orleans, LA
May 25— Fiona Zedde reading/signing @ book release party- 5-8pm, R Bar, 1820 N. 15th St., Ybor City, Tampa, FL
June 1— Fiona Zedde reading/signing @ book release party- 7:30-9:30pm, Charis Books and More, 1189 Euclid Ave. NE, Atlanta, GA
June 8-9— Annual UK Bold Strokes Books Author Festival in Nottingham- Authors scheduled to attend - I. Beacham, Andrea Bramhall, Rebecca S. Buck, Crin Claxton, Amy Dunne, Lesley Davis, Jane Fletcher, Cari Hunter, Gill McKnight, and Justine Saracen, Basic schedule below, Waterstones, Nottingham, England
Saturday, June 8th
1:00 - 4:15pm, Waterstones' panels & Chats
Panel 1: Romantic Interludes - I. Beacham, Lesley Davis, Russ Gregory, & Amy Dunne talk about romance.
Coffee Chat: Let's Talk About Sex - Justine Saracen, Crin Claxton, & Russ Gregory talk about the different ways of writing sex.
Panel 2: Location, Location, Location - Andrea Bramhall, Cari Hunter, & Rebecca s. Buck talk about the importance of setting.
Panel 3: Crossing Boundaries - Justine Saracen, Crin Claxton, Jane Fletcher, & Gill McKnight talk about writing beyond what we know.
5:00pm, Author-Reader After-Party at Propaganda Bar in the Lace Market.
Sunday, June 9th
(10:00am: Pitch Your Novel! Sign up for your ten minute pitch slot at bsbediting@ gmail.com)
11:00am-1:30pm, Waterstones' panels & Chats (coffee & nibbles provided by Starbucks!)
Coffee Chat: Author on Author - Justine Saracen, I. Beacham, Amy Dunne, & Russ Gregory get personal asking one another questions.
Panel 1: Publishing Panel - Authors and Editors answer your questions about the publishing process.
Panel 2: Coming Your Way - Authors read sneak peeks from their forthcoming novels.
2:00pm, Free author/reader lunch provided by The New Foresters Pub. (Book signings and chats with authors included.)
June 9— BSB readings @ The Bureau of General Services - Queer Division - Authors scheduled to attend -Jeremy Jordan King, Daniel Kelly, Andy Peters, Nell Stark, Nora Olsen, Joel Gomez-Dossi, Jane Hoppen, 3pm, Strange Loop Gallery, 27 Orchard St., New York, NY
June 27-30— BSB @ GCLS Conference - Authors scheduled to attend -Melissa Brayden, C.J. Harte, Yvonne Heidt, Lee Lynch, VK Powell, Radclyffe, J.M. Redmann, Rachel Spangler, Carsen Taite, Shelley Thrasher, Ali Vali, MJ Williamz, Barbara Ann Wright, (basic schedule below), Doubletree Hilton at Campbell Center, Dallas, TX
BSB participants' schedule:
10:15 - 11:15am: J.M. Redmann master class, Dallas/Houston rm
Coffee Chat includes Rachel Spangler, Lee Lynch, Cowboy rm
11:30am - 12:30pm: J.M. Redmann master class (cont.), Dallas/Houston rm
Panel Discussion includes Carsen Taite, Monterey rm
Readings: Shelley Thrasher, MJ Williamz,
1:30 - 2:30pm: Panel Discussion includes Shelley Thrasher, Monterey rm
2:45 - 3:45pm: Panel Discussion includes J.M. Redmann, Ali Vali, Cowboy rm
2:15 - 3:15pm: Readings Rachel Spangler, J.M. Redmann, Cowboy rm
3:30 - 4:30pm: Panel Discussion includes Rachel Spangler
Coffee Chat includes Carsen Taite, Ali Vali, Cowboy rm
11:30am-12:30pm: Panel Discussion includes Ali Vali, Monterey rm
Readings Melissa Brayden, C.J. Harte, Cowboy rm
1:30 - 2:30pm: Panel Discussion includes moderator Rachel Spangler, Carsen Taite, Monterey rm
Coffee Chat includes J. M. Redmann, Cowboy rm
July 13 & 14— BSB stall/booth/table @ UK GLBTQ Fiction Meet- Authors scheduled to attend - tba, Manchester, England
October 14-20— BSB @ Women's Week Provincetown - Authors scheduled to attend -tba, Schedule of BSB events-tba, Provincetown, MA