LGBTQ fiction publisher Bold Strokes Books (www.boldstrokesbooks.com) hosted a three day webinar bookathon for your viewing pleasure April 17-20, 2020. Check out the videos below to see your favorite authors as they discuss the pandemic, read from their latest and forthcoming books, and delve into all things literary.


Friday April 17, 2020

4:00 PM — At Your Service 

Join Bold Strokes Books authors to discuss medicine and romance. Are scrubs and lab coats sexy? You decide.
Moderator: Carsen Taite
Panelists: Erin DuttonErin McKenzieRenee RomanEmily SmithRadclyffe

5:00 PM — Chemistry 101

Join Bold Strokes Books authors in the Love Lab to discuss the exciting mix of attraction and connection that makes love spark.
Moderator: Angie Williams
Panelists: Fiona Riley, Elle Spencer, Ali Vali, Laney Webber, Erin Zak

6:00 PM — A Girl’s Best Friend 

Join Bold Strokes Books authors for a heartwarming discussion on books and animals of all shapes and sizes, from the fierce to the cuddly. (BYO pet optional).
Moderator: Nell Stark
Panelists: D. Jackson Leigh , Nancy Wheelton, Angie Williams, Radclyffe

7:00 PM — The Kids are Alright

Join Bold Strokes Books authors for a panel discussion on YA and new adult fiction. What are the trends, tropes and trajectories in this ever expanding genre.
Moderator: Ashley Bartlett 
Panelists: ‘Nathan Burgoine, J. Marshall Freeman, Nan Higgins, Stevie Mikayne

8:00 PM — Author Spotlight: Readings by Kris Bryant & D. Jackson Leigh

Join Bold Strokes Books authors Kris Bryant and D. Jackson Leigh for readings from their latest releases and a Q&A session.

8:30 PM — Author Spotlight: Readings by Melissa Brayden and Aurora Rey

Join Bold Strokes Books authors Melissa Brayden and Aurora Rey for readings from their latest releases and a Q&A session.


Saturday April 18, 2020

4:00 PM — On the Edge of Your Seat

Looking for some action? Join Bold Strokes Books authors for an edge of your seat discussion on all things thrilling and suspenseful.
Moderator: M. Ullrich
Panelists: Andrews & Austin, Charlotte Greene, Carsen Taite, Michelle Larkin

5:00 PM — Slow Burn

Join Bold Strokes Books authors for this panel discussion on slow burn romance. Friends to lovers, sweet seduction and everything in between that makes slow and easy so satisfying.
Moderator: Georgia Beers
Panelists: Dena Blake, Melissa Brayden, Donna K. Ford, Aurora Rey, Missouri Vaun

6:00 PM — The Heat is On

Sex sells! Join Bold Strokes Books authors as they turn the heat up for an up close and personal erotic discussion.
Moderator: Sandy Lowe
Panelists: Kris Bryant, Nanisi Barrett D’Arnuck, Meghan O’Brien, Anne Shade, Victoria Villasenor

7:00 PM — Gay Fiction, Gay Lives

Join Bold Strokes Books gay male authors for a discussion on the intersection of writing and reality. Does life imitate art, or art imitate life?
Moderator: Jerry Wheeler
Panelists: Louis Barr, St John Karp, Julian Lopez, Lee Patton, David S. Pederson

8:00 PM — Author Spotlight: Readings by Meghan O’Brien & Elle Spencer

Join Bold Strokes Books authors Meghan O’Brien & Elle Spencer for readings from their latest releases and a Q&A session.

8:30 PM — Author Spotlight: Readings by Georgia Beers & Julie Cannon

Join Bold Strokes Books authors Georgia Beers & Julie Cannon for readings from their latest releases and a Q&A session.


Sunday April 19, 2020

4:00 PM — Author Chat: Still Not Over You (Carsen Taite, Ali Vali)

Join Bold Strokes Books authors Carsen Taite and Ali Vali as they discuss their stories in the upcoming novella collection Still Not Over You. If you love reunion romances don’t miss this incredible duo!

4:30 PM — Author Chat: Radclyffe and Jessica L. Webb

Join Bold Strokes Books authors Radclyffe and Jessica L. Webb for this discussion on writing medical emergencies.

5:00 PM — Finding Forever

Does love last a lifetime? Join Bold Strokes Books authors to discuss the art and craft of writing happily ever afters.
Moderator: Melissa Brayden
Panelists: Georgia Beers, Mary P. Burns, Julie Cannon, Leigh Hays, M. Ullrich

6:00 PM — Out of this World

Reality a little hard right now? We totally get it. Put the real world on hold and join Bold Strokes Books authors for a discussion of the supernatural.
Moderator: Barbara Ann Wright
Panelists: Jane C. Esther, Jane Fletcher, Diana Jean, Genevieve McCluer, Karen F. Williams

7:00 PM — Writing During the Pandemic

Join Bold Strokes Books authors for real talk on life during the pandemic and how everyone is keeping up with their writing.
Moderator: Radclyffe
Panelists: Jean Copeland, Maggie Cummings, Greg Herren, J.M. Redmann, Emily Smith