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Books & Poetry

as you like it lambda award

 

Lambda Literary Award winners were celebrated at a star-studded ceremony last night in New York City at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

karen tonsong

 

Lambda Literary is pleased to announce that Karen Tongson has been named the winner of the 2019 Jeanne Córdova Prize for Lesbian/Queer Nonfiction.

Hannah Ensor photo by Cybele Knowles

 

Lambda Literary is pleased to announce that poet Hannah Ensor and journalist Robert Fieseler have been named winners of the 2019 Judith A. Markowitz Award for Emerging LGBTQ Writers.

lesfic bard awards

 

 

 

The 2018 Lesfic Bard Awards’ finalists and winners were chosen by a volunteer group of literary professionals, who spent countless hours reading submissions from publishers and independents. Today, we’re excited to announce the winners in our various categories.

The Carly Allen Trilogy Tina Kakadelis

 

The Carly Allen Trilogy is composed of a series of three books titled: Burn Before Reading, I Didn‘t Start The Fire, Burn After Reading. They follow the life of a young lesbian in her last year of high school to college and her new love. Just handing over a complicated break-up, Carly is ready to move on.

You would think this trilogy of books is aimed at a teenage audience, but not at all! Yes, queer teenage girls will love the Carly Allen Trilogy. But if you are over 30 years old, or if you are not necessarily interested by fiction for young LGBTQ adults, you will also be captivated by the story written by author Tina Kakadelis.

The Carly Allen Trilogy is exciting. We always wonder what’s going to happen. It is both a touching and amusing lesbian romance. We fall in love with the characters who are lovely and the author has described their feelings perfectly.

Besides, I leave you in the company of the author, Tina Kakadelis, who is so kind as to share with us what led her to write this story.

work for a million lesbian detective 

Eve Zaremba’s novel “Work for a Million”, released in 1986, follows the adventures of lesbian detective Helen Keremos. Writer Amanda Deibert and artist Selena Goulding from Bedside Press will adapt the book in comics.

i am jazz

 

The board of Directors at the Andover Public Library in Kansas kept transgender children books entitled “I am Jazz”, “George” and “Lily and Dunkin” in the kids' section.

jeanne thornton mecca jamilah sullivan

 

Apply now or nominate someone to win the Judith Markowitz Award for emerging LGBTQ writers and Jeanne Córdova Prize for lesbian/queer nonfiction!

lesfic bard awards 2018

 

I hope your holidays are going well, whatever or however you celebrate! This is just a reminder that the final days of our 2018 season are upon us for you to enter your published book in our contest.

2016 writers retreat

 

Lambda Literary is proud to announce details of the 2019 Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices, the nation's premier LGBTQ writer's workshop and residency. The Retreat will be held August 4-11, 2019 on the campus of Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles. Applications are now open online.

Thursday, 11 October 2018 21:36

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lambda literary

 

Your contributions make it possible for Lambda Literary to champion LGBTQ writing.

Your support helps us nurture the future of LGBTQ writing, celebrate our literary giants, and ensure queer youth see themselves in the world around them.

lambda litfest 2018

 

Lambda LitFest puts queer literary L.A. front and center with a full week of events September 29 to October 6, 2018.

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