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Friday, 25 January 2019 00:24

Apply or Nominate Someone to Win Awards for Emerging LGBTQ Writers and Lesbian/Queer Nonfiction

Written by  Ella Boureau

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!

Judith A. Markowitz Award for Emerging LGBTQ Writers

The Judith A. Markowitz Award honors two LGBTQ-identified, emerging writers whose work demonstrates their strong potential for promising careers.

Each award comes with a cash prize of $1,000.

By emerging writer, we mean those who have published at least one, but no more than two, books of fiction, nonfiction, or poetry. Last year's winners were Jeanne Thornton and Mecca Jamilah Sullivan.

Applicants to this prize may be self-nominated or nominated by another member of the community. Please read the guidelines thoroughly and submit here!

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Jeanne Córdova Prize for Lesbian/Queer Nonfiction

Granted in memory of the beloved activist and author, the Jeanne Córdova Prize for Lesbian/Queer Nonfiction honors lesbian and lesbian-identified queer authors.

The award includes a cash prize of $2,500.

The award will go to a writer committed to nonfiction work that captures the depth and complexity of lesbian life, culture, and/or history. The winner must have published at least one book and show promise in continuing to produce groundbreaking and challenging work.

Applicants to this prize may be self-nominated or nominated by another member of the community. Please read the guidelines thoroughly and submit here!

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Lambda Literary will be accepting applications for both prizes until midnight February 15, 2019.

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