Lambda Literary is proud to announce details of the 2016 Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices, the nation's premier LGBTQ writers workshop and residency. The Retreat will be held July 24-31, 2016 on the campus of the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles.
Lambda Literary today announced that it is a grantee recipient of Bloomberg Philanthropies' Arts Innovation and Management (AIM) program.
In the next issue of Wonder Woman, the comic book superhero will officiate a marriage between a same-sex couple.
Here's a new superhero for kids! Rimplepimple is a dog, Wire Fox Terrier, who lives with an older sister cat a bit annoying and sometimes authoritarian, and two human moms who do not speak the same language. So, to overcome boredom, Rimplepimple turns his days into real adventures.
Lambda Literary is proud to announce the opening of the submissions period for the 28th Annual Lambda Literary Awards (Lammys). Entering their 28th year, the Lammys honor books in more than twenty genres ranging from literary fiction and poetry to speculative fiction, graphic novels and memoir.
To celebrate the recent SCOTUS ruling on marriage equality, New Millennium Writings (NMW), an award-winning literary journal founded in 1996, is hosting a special «Love Wins» essay competition. NMW will call for essays asking people what the recent SCOTUS decision means to them and their community. The winner will receive $1,000 and publication in the NMW anthology and on their website. The contest will run from July 8th to August 31st.
«The Birds That Never Flew» by Margot McCuaig is a book that will not leave you indifferent, both for its hardness as the fight of the women in question.
Lambda Literary is pleased to announce the start of Lambda's Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices, the only queer writers residency in the nation.
The winners of the 27th Annual Lambda Literary Awards (the «Lammys») were announced last night in a gala ceremony hosted by comedienne Kate Clinton at The Great Hall at Cooper Union. It occurred on the heels of BookExpo America, the book publishing industry's largest annual gathering of booksellers, publishers, authors, and readers. The Lambda ceremony brought together over 550 attendees, sponsors, and celebrities to celebrate excellence in LGBT literature and 27 years of the groundbreaking literary awards. Lauren Patten of the hit Broadway show Fun Home and performer Toshi Reagon graced the stage with special performances. The celebration continued in SOHO at the VIP After-Party hosted by Scholastic at the Scholastic Greenhouse & Terrace with celebrity DJ Sean McMahill spinning tunes.
Lambda Literary is pleased to announce that John Waters will receive Lambda's Trustee Award for Excellence in Literature an Rita Mae Brown will receive the Pioneer Award at the 27th Annual Lambda Literary Awards («Lammys»). Waters and Brown will be honored along with the winning authors of 24 separate LGBT literary categories as determined by over 90 judges.
The Lammys bring together over 450 attendees, sponsors and celebrities to celebrate excellence in LGBT literature, making it the most glamorous and prestigious LGBT literary event in the world.
The awards will be hosted for the fourth year in a row by comedienne Kate Clinton on Monday, June 1st in New York City at The Great Hall at Cooper Union with a pre-ceremony reception presented by Penguin Random House. A VIP After-Party presented by Scholastic will immediately follow the ceremony.
For the lovers of LGBT literature, author Margot McCuaig organized a party for the launch of the second edition of her debut book «The Birds That Never Flew» with her publisher ThunderPoint Publishing and hosted by author Sara Sheridan.