New in October: Alan Cumming, Tove Jansson, Colm Toíbín, Alexis Coe, Christopher Rice, and Amy Scholder
New month, new books! Fall is upon us, and so are a slew of new and noteworthy LGBT books. (more…)
New in September: Sarah Waters, Cookie Mueller, Christos Tsiolkas, Jericho Brown, Saeed Jones, Daisy Hernandez, and Douglas Ray
New month, new books! September is upon us, and so are a slew of new and noteworthy LGBT books. (more…)
New month, new books! August is upon us, and so are a slew of new and noteworthy LGBT books.
This month, writer Richard House delves into the “ashes of war-torn Iraq, Italy and areas in between“ in the Man Booker Prize longlisted novel The Kills (Picador). (more…)
New month, new books! July is upon us, and so are a slew of new and noteworthy LGBT books.
This month, writer Judith Frank explores the shifting paradigms of parenthood and family in her new novel All I Know and I Love (William Morrow). (more…)
New in June: John Waters, Kim Stolz, Lorrie Sprecher, Ariel Schrag, Michael Carroll, and Felice Picano
New month, new books! June is upon us and so are a slew of new and noteworthy LGBT books.
Who wouldn’t want to take a road trip with the king-of-camp John Waters? This month, readers get to join the writer and director on a hilarious cross-country trip in his new book Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America (Farrar, Straus and Giroux).
New month! New books! May is upon us and so are a slew of new and noteworthy LGBT books.
Award-winning author Michael Cunningham’s new book, The Snow Queen, is being released this month by Farrar, Straus and Giroux. The book delves into the lives of two brothers as they search for transcendence and grace in an emotionally fraught modern world.
New Month! New books! April is upon us and so are a slew of new and noteworthy LGBT books.
Beloved author Tom Spanbauer’s new book (his first in seven years), I Loved You More, is being released this month by Hawthorne Press. The book maps the emotional minefield of love and friendship between a group of writers.
Lambda Literary Foundation Launches Crowd-Sourcing Campaign
Has a book ever saved your life?
Perhaps a book has changed the way you think about your sexual or gender identity. Or helped you through that rough patch, when you just weren’t sure you could own up to being a queer artist. Maybe reading an LGBTQI novel blew your mind and expanded your horizons. Did Huck Finn mean something totally different to you than he did to your classmates? Did Dancer From the Dance give you the courage to write about your first kiss? Has a piece of literature ever meant so much to you that it eased the pain of living and working outside the “mainstream,” in a world where not only our books but our lives are shelved separately from everyone else’s?
Lambda Literary Foundation’s 2014 “What LGBT Book Saved Your Life?” Campaign – Sarah Fonseca
Please join our crowd-sourced campaign to collect brief videos or photographs that spread the word about inspirational books, poems, graphic novels, or other life-changing pieces of literature with the world. Contributions will become part of the 26th Annual Lambda Literary Awards celebration and help build up our social media efforts to increase the visibility of queer writing both within and outside our community.
If you’d like to participate, please:
- Join https://www.facebook.com/
- Tweet a vine, a video, a 140-character rant, or a photo using the hashtag#abooksavedmylife and share it with @LambdaLiterary or http://www.facebook.com/
LambdaLiterary. See samples on the Facebook page.
- Write to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Books are as important as they’ve ever been. Help us spread the word.
New Month! New books! March is upon us and so are a slew of new and noteworthy LGBT books.
Historian Martin Duberman’s new book, Hold Tight Gently: Michael Callen, Essex Hemphill, and the Battlefield of AIDS, is being released this month by The New Press. The book serves as both a biography of two vital and beloved gay cultural figures, Michael Callen and Essex Hemphill, and as an astute snapshot of the early years of the AIDS epidemic. (more…)
The Rainbow Book Fair is the most exciting LGBT book events in the U.S. The 5th Annual New York Rainbow Book Fair featured more than 100 publishers, writers, poets, editors, booksellers, and the 1,000+ readers who love and buy their books—from the serious to the wild, from the zany to the super hot. The Rainbow Book Fair is open to the public with book discounts and giveaways. $3 Admission suggested donation.
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