Lambda Literary is pleased to announce that Eileen Myles will receive Lambda's Pioneer Award and Hilton Als will receive the Trustee Award for Excellence in Literature at the 28th Annual Lambda Literary Awards ("Lammys").
The 28th Annual Lambda Literary Awards - or the "Lammys," as they are affectionately known - kick off another record-breaking year with today's announcement of the finalists. They were chosen from a record 933 submissions (up from 818 last year) from 321 publishers. Submissions came from major mainstream publishers and from independent presses, from both long-established and new LGBT publishers, as well as from emerging publish-on-demand technologies. Pioneer and Trustee Award honorees, the master of ceremonies, and presenters will be announced in April. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony on Monday evening, June 6, 2016 in New York City.
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.
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.
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.
Lambda Literary, the nation's leading national nonprofit arts organization promoting LGBTQ literature and writers, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Dr. Betty Berzon Emerging Writer Award. This year the Emerging Writer Award recognizes Anne Balay and Daisy Hernández.