Lambda Literary is proud to announce the opening of the submissions period for the annual Lambda Literary Awards (Lammys). Entering their 30th year, the Lammys honor books in more than twenty genres ranging from literary fiction and poetry to speculative fiction, graphic novels and memoir.
Out author Fay Jacobs released a new book entitled "Fried & Convicted, Rehoboth Beach Uncorked". A new memoir which is provocative, political, occasionally heartwarming, and reliably hilarious.
Lambda Literary, the nation's leading nonprofit organization advancing LGBTQ literature, is pleased to announce a grant of $30,000 from the Amazon Literary Partnership for a eighth year in a row, a continuation of Amazon.com's support for the Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices. This year's Retreat was held August 5th through August 12th, 2017 on the campus of Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles.
What better than the words of Denice Frohman after the disastrous last weeks in terms of equal rights.
National Endowment for the Arts Chairman Jane Chu has approved more than $82 million to fund local arts projects across the country in the National Endowment for the Arts' (NEA) second major funding announcement for fiscal year 2017. Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $25,000 to Lambda Literary to support the Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices, the LGBTQ Writers in Schools Program, and Lambda's national reading series. The NEA received 1,728 Art Works applications and will make 1,029 grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000.
Artist Maria Izquierdo Barri has published a comic series book entitled "We Broke Up" focused on the different stages that follow a breakup.
Lambda Literary, the nation's leading organization advancing lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) literature, announced the winners of the 29th Annual Lambda Literary Awards (the "Lammys") at a ceremony hosted by multi-genre artist Justin Vivian Bond at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City. The ceremony brought together attendees, sponsors, and celebrities to celebrate excellence in LGBT literature and twenty-nine years of the groundbreaking literary awards.
Imagine that you live in Russia and that you are not free to be yourself. Imagine that you met on the internet a beautiful Canadian named Meg. You are planning to meet for real in Ukraine hoping this love story will work.
You secretly plan your escape from Russia without knowing you will need the courage to escape from your family, then from the police, and that you will have to cross the Pacific Ocean by boat to reach Canada to live this love.
This story is not a fiction, it is Elena’s story she tells in the book “Talking to the Moon”.
It’s an incredible, unimaginable and extraordinary lesbian love story.
Lambda Literary, the global leader advancing LGBTQ literature, is pleased to announce the recipients of Lambda's Dr. James Duggins Outstanding Mid-Career Novelist Prizes. This year Lambda recognizes James Earl Hardy and Shani Mootoo.
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.