Yaoi Suki has announced that it will be interviewing Hinako Takanaga, creator of Challengers, The Tyrant who Fell in Love, and Little Butterfly, during Yaoi Con, and is currently looking for interview questions from its readers.
Also, Broccoli Books has announced its Yaoi Con plans on its blog:
YaoiSuki's Annual Awards Are Under Way, And Voting Is Open for User's Choice Award!
PORTLAND, ORE. - October 19th, 2007 - Yaoi news and review site YaoiSuki has announced their second annual Yaoi Awards as the lead-in to the site's extensive coverage of Yaoi Con in late October. This year's lofty awards include the "Read On Mute" award for bad dialogue, the "Most Unpronounceable Title" award, and the "Thank God It's Over" award, among other prizes of varying sincerity.
From Yaoi Suki comes the annual Yaoi Awards. In '06-'07 Yaoi Awards: Part II, the winners are:
From Yaoi Suki comes the annual Yaoi Awards. In '06-'07 Yaoi Awards: Part I, the winners are:
MangaCast posts a press release from 801 Media, which is celebrating its first anniversary by offering free shipping on all orders over $14 (usually the cost of one book) to all domestic addresses. The press release also contains information on 801 Media's plans at this year's Yaoi Con:
Ohzora Shuppan will be launching a new BL novel (light novel) label in September called Citrus Novels (シトラスノベルズ). BL novels to be published under this label include:
Both novels are authored by Ioka Noeru and illustrated by Enoki, and will be released on September 27th. (Note that the obi strip around both novels also mentions the start of the new BL label)