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The 2020 Lammys
are on June 8

Bowen Yang Hosts the 32nd Annual Lambda Literary Awards

Finalists will be announced in March 2020

For over 30 years, the Lambda Literary Awards have identified and honored the best lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender books.

The Lammys bring together 600 writers, celebrities, culture-workers, and publishing executives to celebrate excellence in LGBTQ publishing. It is the most prestigious and glamorous LGBTQ literary event in the world.

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The 2020 Lammys at a Glance

  • The Lammys will be held on Monday, June 8, 2020 in NYC at NYU’s Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
  • The Ceremony starts at 7:00pm.
  • At 5:30pm, there will be a VIP Cocktail Reception catered by Gabrielle Hamilton and Ashley Merriman, chefs and co-owners of the acclaimed restaurant Prune in NYC’s East Village.
  • Following the ceremony, an After-Party at Le Poisson Rouge will feature Brooklyn’s premiere drag collective Switch n’ Play.
  • Tickets go on sale March 10. Early bird pricing will be available through April 9.

Highlights From the 2019 Lammys

Winners
“We’re here, we’re queer, we’re going to save the ******* world.”

Host Justin Vivian Bond opened the 31st Lammys with a smash.

Special Honorees
“These little pieces of things become big things–become huge things.”

Alexander Chee was awarded the Trustee Award.

Justin Vivian Bond
“My people–my diaspora–are the LGBT people.”

Masha Gessen was awarded the Visionary Award.

Photo of Bowen Yang by Mary Ellen Matthews/NBC.

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