LGBTQ fiction publisher Bold Strokes Books is hosting a three day webinar Bookathon for your viewing pleasure. Connect with your favorite authors as they read from their latest and forthcoming books, and discuss all things literary. Questions to: Sandy Lowe

Registration is required for each session. Please register for each session you want to attend below. 

All times are EST.

Panels are 50 minutes.


Friday January 8, 2021

6:00 PM — The Payoff: Writing the “I love you” 

Join these Bold Strokes Books authors as they discuss writing the best part of any romance novel, the “I love you.” Is it easy? Is it hard? Does it always end in moonlight kisses? Let’s find out!

Moderator: Barbara Ann Wright
Panelists: Joy Argento, Georgia Beers, Maggie Cummings, Nancy Wheelton

7:00 PM — Author Chat and Q&A

Christmas might’ve been weeks ago, but Georgia Beers, Maggie Cummings, and Fiona Riley provide the holiday feels you need year-round. Join them as they discuss their novella collection, All I Want for Christmas. BYO mistletoe.

Panelists: Georgia Beers, Maggie Cummings, Fiona Riley

8:00 PM — Author Readings and Q&A

Join these Bold Strokes Books authors as they give a sneak peek of their new and upcoming releases.

Panelists: Joy Argento, Georgia Beers, Sandy Lowe, David S. Pederson


Saturday January 9, 2021

2:00 PM —Author Readings and Q&A

Join these Bold Strokes Books authors as they give a sneak peek of their new and upcoming releases.

Panelists: Ashley Bartlett, Maggie Cummings, Charlotte Greene, Carsen Taite, JD Wilburn

3:00 PM — Recipe for Romance

Should authors stick to tried and true tropes, or dabble in the unexpected? Join these BSB romance authors as they take on the ultimate question: Is there a recipe for writing a swoon-worthy romance novel?

Moderator: Georgia Beers
Panelists: Gun Brooke, Stephanie Lake, Amanda Radley, Carsen Taite

4:00 PM — Author Chat and Q&A

Carsen Taite, Amanda Radley, and Kris Bryant walk to an outdoor, socially distancing bar… To find out what happens next, join them for this author chat and Q&A.

Panelists: Carsen Taite, Amanda Radley, Kris Bryant

5:00 PM — Author Readings and Q&A

Join these Bold Strokes Books authors as they give a sneak peek of their new and upcoming releases.

Panelists: Jaycie Morrison, Fiona Riley, Nicole Stiling, Ali Vali, Nancy Wheelton

6:00 PM — What’s Sexy About Sex?

What’s hot, and what’s not? Join these BSB authors for a discussion of what makes a don’t-read-in-public sexy scene.

Moderator: Charlotte Greene
Panelists: Georgia Beers, MA Binfield, Nicole Disney, Sandy Lowe, Renee Roman, Anne Shade

7:00 PM — Author Readings and Q&A

Join these Bold Strokes Books authors as they give a sneak peek of their new and upcoming releases.

Panelists: Kris Bryant, Nicole Disney, J. Marshall Freeman, Stephanie Lake, Anne Shade

8:00 PM — Butches, Femmes, and other pairings

Butch/Femme is a staple in our reading community, and the popularity of other pairings continues to grow. Join these BSB authors for a discussion of perfect pairings.

Moderator: Sandy Lowe
Panelists: Ashley Bartlett, Kris Bryant, Julie Cannon, Toni Logan, Fiona Riley, Missouri Vaun


Sunday January 10, 2021

3:00 PM — Author Readings and Q&A

Join these Bold Strokes Books authors as they give a sneak peek of their new and upcoming releases.

Panelists: Georgia Beers, MA Binfield, Gun Brooke, Jenny Frame, Genevieve McCluer, Amanda Radley

4:00 PM — Sidekicks: Secondary Characters We Love

From wise-cracking jokesters to worldly-wise BFFs—join these BSB authors for a discussion of secondary characters, the ones we love to read and the ones we love to write.

Moderator: Melissa Brayden
Panelists: Georgia Beers, Suzie Clarke, Jaycie Morrison, David S. Pederson, JD Wilburn

5:00 PM — Cover Story: Producing the Perfect Book Cover

Do you judge a book by it’s cover? Join the BSB team and their talented graphic artists for a discussion on producing the perfect book cover.

Moderator: Barbara Ann Wright
Panelists: Sandy Lowe, Jeanine Henning, Tammy Seidick, Carsen Taite

6:00 PM — High Stakes: Suspense

Join these BSB authors for a discussion of heart-racing, toe-curling, edge-of-your-seat thrills. Just how do they keep the stakes high and the readers turning the page?

Moderator: Carsen Taite
Panelists: J. Marshall Freeman, Charlotte Greene, Genevieve McCluer, Ali Vali, JD Wilburn

7:00 PM — Author Chat and Q&A

Ali Vali and Julie Cannon have each written dozens of stories that leave you begging for more. Join them as they discuss the art of writing and the stories behind the story.

Panelists: Julie Cannon and Ali Vali

8:00 PM — Author Readings and Q&A

Join these Bold Strokes Books authors as they give a sneak peek of their new and upcoming releases.

Panelists: Julie Cannon, Suzie Clarke, Toni Logan, Renee Roman, Missouri Vaun