Multi-Arts Reading & Bisexual Book Awards

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Westbeth Community Room

55 Bethune St · New York, NY

How to find us

Due to construction: walk W on Bank St. from Washington towards West. Enter through plaza.

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The Bi Writers Association presents:

Multi-Arts Reading &
Seventh Annual Bisexual Book Awards Ceremony

Kick off Pride Month right! Get some bi culture! Readings by finalists of the Bisexual Book Awards, plus a Bi Pride/Bi History/ 50th Anniversary of Stonewall photo show by Efrain John Gonzalez (collected by museums & published 2 books), capped off with the Seventh Annual Bisexual Book Awards Ceremony and an after-party. This is your only chance to see eight bi+ book authors who have crossed the country to perform their works for you! Be the first to find out who wins the awards!

Schedule: 6:30pm book signings, 7-10 pm program, 10:30pm after-party at Malaparte across the street.

(Wine & water will be for sale during our program.)


Host: Sheela Lambert, Director, Bisexual Book Awards & Bi Writers Assoc.

Author Readings:

Duy Doan / We Play a Game: Poetry

Diana Hamilton / God Was Right: Poetry

Britteney Black Rose Kapri / Black Queer Hoe: Poetry

Rosalie Knecht / Who Is Vera Kelly?: Mystery

J.R. Mabry / The Worship of Mystery: Speculative Fiction

Lexi Mohney / Carnal Knowledge: The Adoration of a Dangerous Woman and the Death of a Dream: Erotic Fiction

Julian Randall / Refuse: Poetry

Jan Steckel / Like Flesh Covers Bone: Poetry

Rachel Wiley / Nothing Is Okay: Poetry

Art: Bi+ History Photo Show by Efrain John Gonzalez (bi+ photographer whose photos are collected by museums and who has 2 photo books out)

Live Music:
Maris / Singer-Songwriter

Seventh Annual Bisexual Book Awards Ceremony: Presentation of Awards
Who will win? You'll know first!

Tickets $15 in advance or at the door

Questions? Need advance tickets?
biwritersassoc (at) gmail (dot) com

After-party: Malaparte Restaurant (,
753 Washington St. @ Bethune St. (a few steps away from Westbeth.)
No entrance fee: cash bar/food

Option 1-Take A train to 14 St. Walk west to Washington Street. Turn L on Washington and walk down to Bank St. Make R on Bank. Enter from plaza btwn. Washington & West.

Option 2-Take #1 train to Christopher St./Sheridan Sq. Walk west on Christopher to Washington St. Make R on Washington and walk up to Bank St. Turn L on Bank. Enter from plaza btwn. Washington & West.

Option 3-Take ABCDEFM to W. 4th St. Walk W to Washington & N to Bank St. Turn L on Bank. Enter from plaza btwn. Washington & West.