Tag Archive: Backcast

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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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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Jul 07

Meet My Character Blog Tour, Starring Phoebe

Just last week, my very favorite Nurse, Barrett, tagged me in the great 2014 Meet My Character Blog Tour. Of course, whatever Nurse asks for, Nurse gets…. If you are not familiar with Nurse Barrett’s books and stories, swing over to Amazon and check them out: Damaged in Service, Defying Gravity,  Dispatched with Cause, Windy City Mistletoe, Balefire, and Flights of Fancy. …

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Oct 03

The Sounds and Furies of Rereading Faulkner

  The great Doris Lessing once observed that the books which bore us when we are twenty or thirty will open doors for us when we are forty or fifty.  For my part, I think she pretty much nailed that one. When was the last time you went back, voluntarily, and reread something that had …

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Feb 27

Bottle Rocket Takes Flight

Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the bookstore… Bottle Rocket, the book, just hit the shelves and the airwaves of cyberspace today. It now stands alone as a bona fide, all grown up, book…with its own cover and everything. It’s all new, all improved, and all up in letters. If …

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