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Congratulations 2021 Winners!

The 2021 Lammys

Created over 30 years ago to recognize the crucial role LGBTQ writers play in shaping the world, the Lammys celebrate the very best in LGBTQ literature.

Hosted By

Rakesh Satyal

Awards Presented By

John Paul Brammer | Katherine V. Forrest | Alex Gino | Alan Hollinghurst | Cyrée Jarelle Johnson | R.O. Kwon | Carmen Maria Machado | Ryan O’Connell | Torrey Peters

Featuring a Performance From

Meshell Ndegeocello

Free for All

Typically held in person in New York City, this year’s Lammys will be presented virtually for the first time ever, making it available to LGBTQ book lovers everywhere.

Your ticket includes:

  • Ceremony watch access.
  • Organized festivities in the Lambda Literary Discord, including a virtual red carpet.
  • Registrations with donations of at least $75 receive a virtual gift bag full of digital goodies.
  • Registrations with donations of at least $125 receive a virtual gift bag + a special gift from us in the mail.


The #LAMMYS will be captioned and include a live ASL interpreter.

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Lambda Literary thanks the following sponsors for their support of the Lammys.


The Charlotte Sheedy Literary Agency
Kay Percy in memory of Roberta Sandberg
Sterling Lord Literistic
Nahshon Dion Anderson in memory of Milton Lee Anderson III

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