Apr 26

Welcome Back to Jericho—Goldenrod Coming in 2017

Book Three to be Released in February 2017 Return to Jericho, a sleepy town in the Appalachian Mountains of Virginia where life is anything but dull. Join Maddie and Syd as they struggle to find a new normal without their foster child, Henry Lawrence, who now is fighting his own battles after being reunited with his disabled …

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Apr 08

Backcast Wins IPPY Award

Bywater Books is pleased to announce that Backcast by Ann McMan was awarded the silver medal in the U.S. NORTH-EAST – BEST REGIONAL FICTION category in the 2016 Independent Publisher Awards, known as the IPPYs. The IPPY Awards, launched in 1996, are designed to bring increased recognition to the deserving but often unsung titles published by independent authors and …

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Feb 18

Backcast—What The Critics Are Saying

What Happens When Women Attending a Writer’s Retreat Enter a Tournament Bass Fishing Competition? This unconventional novel of self-discovery and empowerment truly is Fried Green Tomatoes meets The Big Chill by way of A River Runs through It  ALL WOMEN HAVE hidden lives. In the process of grappling with the differences between perception and reality, they …

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Nov 07

In Remembrance: Sandra Moran

Sandra Moran December 20, 1968–November 7, 2015 “You’re the nudge.” This simple revelation comes near the conclusion of Sandra Moran’s epic work Nudge. It points to a certain, yet unseen outcome that stunned the book’s protagonist, Sarah Sheppard. But the pronouncement came as no surprise to the reader, or to any of us who were …

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Oct 08


Ann McMan Featured in Lake Norman Magazine   Ann McMan was featured in Michael J. Solender’s article, “Bookworm”, in the September 2015 issue of Lake Norman Magazine. Click here to read the full article. “McMan—formerly an occasional book reviewer for the Greensboro News and Record and driver of a bookmobile in rural North Carolina, has …

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Sep 20

Backast is Now Available

Backcast is Fried Green Tomatoes meetsThe Big Chill by way of A River Runs Through It “I love Ann McMan.”—Dorothy Allison, National Book Award finalist forBastard Out of Carolina “Ann McMan is the lesbian Armistead Maupin, only better.”—Lee Lynch, author of The Swashbuckler When sculptor and author Barb Davis is given an NEA grant to pair …

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