Last Night’s Lammys

Kait Gets Lit

On the red carpet with Feminist Press author Ana Castillo. On the red carpet with Feminist Press author Ana Castillo.

On Monday night, LGBTQ organization Lambda Literary awarded nominees in 24 categories during their annual ceremony, which is now in its 27th year. The nominees were chosen from a record-breaking 818 submissions (there were 746 last year) submitted by more than 400 publishers. With an aim to recognize books of high literary achievement that are often overlooked by the mainstream literary world, the Lambda Literary Awards, or Lammys, awards authors of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender writing.

Out of the more than 800 books submitted, what makes this crop of nominees particularly special is the diversity of voices represented. From debut authors to those who have been publishing for decades, Monday night’s nominees offered a wide range of perspectives and experiences and prove Lambda’s mission that LGBTQ writing is “fundamental to the preservation of our culture.”

Nominees Represented Talent Across…

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