The 23rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards, on May 26, 2011, were chocked full of  thought provoking and inspiring speeches. The night was an oratorical dream. Here is Val McDermid’s Pioneer Award Acceptance speech—outlining the wondrous power of literature to shape lives.


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  1. […] and to Val McDermid, who won in Lesbian Mystery, and also picked up a much-deserved Pioneer Award. Val’s remarks made us all proud to write for the worldwide community of lesbian […]



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