Salem West

Salem West is the Publisher of Bywater Books and a member of the Lambda Literary Board of Trustees. She lives in Winston-Salem, NC with her wife, the author Ann McMan, their two dogs, two cats, and an exhaustive supply of vacuum cleaner bags.

Most commented posts

  1. AFTERMATH – JERICHO SEQUEL RELEASED — 13 comments
  2. Ann McMan Awarded Alice B. Medal — 5 comments
  3. Welcome Back to Jericho—Goldenrod Coming in 2017 — 5 comments
  4. Hoosier Daddy: A Heartland Romance Published — 5 comments
  5. Sidecar Released — 2 comments

Author's posts

Ann McMan Releases Festival Nurse, a June Magee, R.N. Novel

Introducing June Magee, R.N. “She Takes Care of Everything!” The Rule of Three is a writing principle that suggests that things that come in threes are inherently funnier, more satisfying, and more effective than other numbers of things—and that is especially true as Ann McMan teams up with Salem West and Barrett in her modern-day homage to the …

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Audible.com Signs Hoosier Daddy

  BREAKING NEWS: We’ve signed with Audible.com, and the audio version of Hoosier Daddy is now available. Hoosier Daddy, which was labeled by Ann McMan’s mother as “too lesbian” for her tastes, was a Lambda Literary Award Finalist in the Lesbian Romance category in 2014. Hoosier Daddy is narrated by the talented and amazing Christine Williams, whose …

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Three Named Goldie Finalist

  Ann McMan’s best-selling holiday omnibus, Three, has been named as a Golden Crown Literary Society Award finalist under the Anthology/Collection (Fiction) category. Winners will be announced during a ceremony at the Red Lion Hotel On The River – Jantzen Beach in Portland, OR on July 12, 2014.  

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Hoosier Daddy Named Lambda Literary Award Finalist

26th Annual Lambda Literary Award Finalists Announced    Hoosier Daddy: A Heartland Romance has been named as a Lambda Literary Awards finalist under the Lesbian Romance category. Now in their twenty-sixth year, the Lambda Literary Awards celebrate achievement in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) writing. Winners will be announced during a ceremony at The …

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Blended Family Christmas

Diz and Clarissa Are Back for the Holidays! In 2011, Ann McMan introduced readers to the heart and hijinks of Diz and Clarissa in her award winning short story, “Nevermore.” And in 2012, she took us back for more with the novella, “A Christmas Tree Grows in Baltimore.” And now she announces the release of …

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Hoosier Daddy: A Heartland Romance Published

Ride along with authors Ann McMan and Salem West as they join forces to take you on an all-expenses paid journey through the heartland of America in this sweet, smart, and funny look at life and love in the lower Midwest. “Jill Fryman (Friday to her friends) is a line supervisor at a truck manufacturing …

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