Reclaiming Queer Lives from History

Author Lucy Jane Bledsoe speaks on using fiction to explore a hidden queer history: “As I dug and wrote, dug and wrote, I wanted, most of all, to find evidence that Aunt Lucybelle had lived a happy life, albeit a short one.”… read more

Our Fall Challenge

For nearly 30 years, Lambda Literary has shined a spotlight on our community’s literature by recognizing excellence and promoting visibility of LGBTQ books. Today, we need your support more than ever to continue this vital work…. read more

Beloved Novelist Gloria Naylor, 66, has Died

Ebony is reporting that author Gloria Naylor, writer of the critically acclaimed novels Women of Brewster Place and Mama Day, has died. Naylor died on September 28 in her home in the Virgin Islands; she was 66 years old. Naylor’s work explored the lives of contemporary African-Americans, with a dreamy and often melancholy lyricism. Her writing paid particular… read more