Bears on Bears nominated for Best Nonfiction Book in Gaybies

Bears on Bears nominated for Best Nonfiction Book in Gaybies!

Bears on Bears, revised edition, front cover

Great news from the TLA folks, who now carry the full line of BBB titles, including Bears on Bears:

TLA is the largest online ( and mail order retailer of gay home entertainment and books in the US. The TLA Gaybie Awards honor what we feel were the best films, books, actors, blogs, film festivals & more in 2009. You have been nominated for:

Nominees were chosen by our staff from the best and the best-sellers of 2009. The winners will be determined solely by online voting with the results to be announced on April 15. Customers, filmmakers, fans, friends, family (and even enemies) can all vote as many times as they like during the month of March, so please vote early and often. Voting will end 11:59pm ET Wednesday March 31, 2010.

You can find the full listing of nominees along with all details of the 2010 TLA Gaybie Awards here:

Congratulations on your 2010 TLA GaybieAwards nomination!

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So folks, let’s get busy! Head to TLA Books online and vote for Bears on Bears — and show your bear book pride!

And thanks!

Author: Ron Suresha

Ron Jackson Suresha is an editor, anthologist, and writer. He is considered an authority on emergent queer masculinities, in particular the subcultures of gay and bi male Bears and of male bisexuality. For Ron's service to the bear community, he was named "Bear of the Year" 2008. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Suresha attended the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, 1976-8), where he studied creative writing, and Vista College (Berkeley, Cal., 1989-92), where he studied American Sign Language. For more than two decades, he has worked as a freelance proofreader for trade book publishers such as Shambhala Publications. He was married in October 2004 to Rocco Russo. He is also a licensed Justice of the Peace in Connecticut, an ordained minister, ULC, and a member of the New London Green Party. Nonfiction works include Bears on Bears: Interviews & Discussions; Bi Men: Coming Out (coeditor, with Pete Chvany); Bisexual Perspectives on the Life and Work of Alfred C. Kinsey (editor). His latest book is The Uncommon Sense of the Immortal Mullah Nasruddin: Stories, jests, and donkey tales of the beloved Persian folk hero, published by Lethe Press.