Lambda Literary is proud to announce the opening of the submissions period for the 29th Annual Lambda Literary Awards (Lammys). Entering their 29th year, the Lammys honor books in more than twenty genres ranging from literary fiction and poetry to speculative fiction, graphic novels and memoir.
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 seventh year in a row, a continuation of Amazon's support for the Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices. This year's Retreat will be held July 24th through July 31st, 2016 on the campus of the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles.
Lambda Literary, the global leader advancing LGBTQ literature, is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2016 Publishing Professional Award. This year Lambda recognizes Lisa C. Moore of RedBone Press.
The 2016 class of the Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices will spend a week in Los Angeles this summer, July 24-31, working on their books, collections and plays in workshops led by some of our community's leading LGBT authors/mentors. Read about these talented up-and-coming writers and, please, consider donating to their individual fundraising campaigns to attend the Retreat (links in bios), or to the general scholarship fund. Congratulations to our outstanding incoming students!
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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, 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.