Bookathon UK June 2020

Bold Strokes Books Bookathon UK June 2020

LGBTQ fiction publisher Bold Strokes Books ( is hosting a two-day webinar bookathon live from the UK for your viewing pleasure. The event will be held on Saturday June 6, 2020 and Sunday June 7, 2020. Connect with your favorite authors as they read from their latest and forthcoming books, and discuss this year’s theme: CHANGE.

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Registration is required for each session. Please register for each session you want to attend below. All times are British Summer Times.

Saturday June 6, 2020

11:00 AM — Saturday Morning Chat

Brey Willows and Gun Brooke

12:00 PM — Keynote Address


01:30 PM — Crossing Borders: Writing Across Culture and Difference

Moderator:  Eden Darry
Panelists: Gun Brooke, Nathan Burgoine, Cari Hunter, Justine Saracen, David Swatling

02:30 PM — Love Changes Things: What We Love About Love Stories

Moderator:  Nell Stark 
Panelists: MA Binfield, Kris Bryant, Charlie Cochrane, Anna Larner, Anne Shade

03:30 PM — Making the Unreal Real: Beyond the World We Know

Moderator:   Crin Claxton
Panelists: Eden Darry, Robyn Nyx, Felice Picano, Ileandra Young, Brey Willows

04:30 PM — Just Around the Bend: Why We Write Series

Moderator: Bray Willows
Panelists: Melissa Brayden, Gun Brooke, Rebecca S. Buck, Jane Fletcher, Ileandra Young

Sunday June 7, 2020

11:00 AM — Sunday Morning Chat

Jane Fletcher & Cari Hunter

12:00 PM — Researching the Details: Our Most Interesting Facts

Moderator: Brey Willows
Panelists: MA Binfield, Rebecca S. Buck, Cari Hunter, Justine Saracen, Barbara Ann Wright

01:30 PM — New and Upcoming: Brand New Reads from Your Favorite Authors

Moderator: Cari Hunter
Panelists: Georgia Beers, Jane Fletcher, David S. Pederson, Justine Saracen, Anne Shade

02:30 PM — The Intersection of Danger and Passion

Moderator: Jane Fletcher
Panelists: Radclyffe, Robyn Nyx, Carsen Taite, Ali Vali, Ileandra Young

03:30 PM — Mirror, Mirror, on the Page: What Makes Representation So Important?

Moderator:  Felice Picano
Panelists: Eden Darry, Aurora Rey, Stacia Seaman, Anne Shade, David Swatling

04:30 PM — Imaginary Friends: Our Favorite Characters and What We Love About Them

Moderator:  Gun Brooke
Panelists: Julie Cannon, Crin Claxton, MA Binfield, Nathan Burgoine, D. Jackson Leigh

06:00 PM — The Art of Publishing

Moderator:  Sandy Lowe
Panelists: Nathan Burgoine, Radclyffe, Stacia Seaman, Anne Shade, Victoria Villasenor