Lambda Literary, the nation's leading national nonprofit organization promoting LGBTQ literature, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Judith A. Markowitz Award for Emerging LGBTQ Writers. This year Lambda recognizes H. Melt and Victor Yates.
Lambda Literary is pleased to announce that Jacqueline Woodson (pictured on the left) will receive Lambda's Visionary Award and Jeanette Winterson (on the right) will receive the Trustee Award at the 29th Annual Lambda Literary Awards ("Lammys").
After six years of work, documentary maker and photographer Heather Faulkner released a book called "North of the Border - Stories from the 'A Matter of Time' project" about the courage of lesbian women in Queensland.
Lambda Literary, the nation's oldest and largest literary arts organization advancing LGBTQ literature, announced the finalists of the 29th Annual Lambda Literary Awards - or the "Lammys," as they are affectionately known. They were chosen from nearly 900 submissions and over 300 publishers. Submissions came from major mainstream publishers and from independent presses, from both long-established and new LGBTQ publishers, as well as from emerging publish-on-demand technologies. Visionary and Trustee Award honorees, the master of ceremonies, and celebrity presenters will be announced in April. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony on Monday evening, June 12, 2017 in New York City.