Brothers, Bardsley's first novel, is a Forward Review's 2015 INDIEFAB Book of the Year Award Winner. For more about the award, click here.  

Brothers, Bardsley's first novel, is also a Lambda Literary Finalist in the category of Best Gay Romance. For more about the award, click here.  

In 2015, Bardsley was nominated for the Emerging Author award for Brothers at the Saints an Sinners Literary Festival