Vote “Bears on Bears” for Best Nonfiction in Gaybies!

Please vote for Bears on Bears — Best Nonfiction Book in Gaybies!

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Vote for Bears on Bears: Best Nonfiction Book

TLA Books has nominated the revised edition of Bears on Bears: Interviews & Discussions — along with 19 other fabulous queer books — for “best nonfiction book” in the first-ever Gaybies — and you can help the book win!

To vote in the 2010 TLA Gaybie Awards, go to:, scroll down to the last category, Nonfiction Books, select the book cover image (look for the bearflag image), and scroll down just a smidge more to hit the red VOTE! button.

Vote as often as you like, whenever you like (until March 31st) — 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.