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. Welcome Back to Jericho—Goldenrod Coming in 2017 — 6 comments
  3. Ann McMan Awarded Alice B. Medal — 5 comments
  4. Hoosier Daddy: A Heartland Romance Published — 5 comments
  5. Sidecar Released — 2 comments

Author's posts

Sidecar Sports Some New Bling

2013 GCLS LITERARY AWARD WINNER FOR SHORT STORIES/ESSAYS/COLLECTIONS   Ann McMan burst onto the lesbian literary scene with worldwide bestsellers Jericho, Dust, and Aftermath. Now Sidecar, her fast and funny collection of short stories has been honored by the Golden Crown Literary Society.  Upon hearing her win announced, Ms. McMan quipped, “What am I going to do with those …

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Aftermath Named Finalist for GCLS Ann Bannon Award

  For the second year in a row, one of Ann McMan’s books has been named a finalist for the prestigious Golden Crown Literary Society (GCLS) Ann Bannon Popular Choice Award. GCLS members have until March 31, 2013 to cast their vote for their favorite book of the year. For more information on GCLS, to …

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AFTERMATH – JERICHO SEQUEL RELEASED

BREAKING NEWS Readers everywhere fell in love with Syd, Maddie, David, Michael, and the irrepressible Roma Jean Freemantle in Ann McMan’s 2011 bestseller, Jericho. Now, return to the tiny mountain town in the long-awaited sequel, Aftermath. Over the past eighteen months, Syd, Maddie, and little Henry have become a family, and things are going surprisingly well for …

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Descending Upon Asheville

Looking for something to do on a Friday night? Join Ann’s wife and host, Salem West for a very special evening, as she sits down to talk with bestselling North Carolina authors, D. Jackson Leigh, VK Powell, Rebecca Swartz, and the inimitable Ann McMan.  This lively discussion will focus on the authors and their books, …

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Sidecar Released

SIDECAR, featuring the all-new novella “Bottle Rocket” is now available! A fast, funny, and wholly satisfying compilation of short stories filled with the same rich detail, witty humor, jagged verbal jousting, and joyous intellectual tête-à-tête that are Ann McMan’s calling cards.Reconnect with Syd, Maddie, and the Jericho gang in “V1: A Valentine’s Day Odyssey,” as a sweet …

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