Please join the Lambda Literary Foundation and Finalists of the 23rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards for readings in the following cities of their nominated works.  The lists of confirmed readers are subject to change.


San Francisco Public Library
Latino/Hispanic Meeting Room A & B
100 Larkin Street, San Francisco, California  94102
5:00 pm Reception
6:00 pm Reading

Readers:  Lucy Jane Bledsoe, Malena Watrous, Greg Hewett, Jen Currin, Justin Hall, Deborah Cohler, Erik Orrantia, Adam Haslett, Jon Macy, Karin Kallmaker, Lucas Noach Dzmura, S. Bear Bergman, Kathy Briccetti, Meredith Maran, and Zelda Lockhart.

CHICAGO • MAY 3, 2011

Gerber/Hart Library
1127 West Granville Avenue, Chicago, IL 60660.
For more information, call at 773-381-8030 or visit
7:00 pm Reading & Reception

Readers: James Klise, Julie Marie Wade, Scott Herring, and Michelle Renae.

SEATTLE • MAY 8, 2011

Elliott Bay Book Company
1521 Tenth Avenue (Pike X Pine), Seattle, WA 98122
5:00 pm Reading

Readers: Carol Guess, Elizabeth Colen, Thomas Schabarum, Anna Swanson, and Jen Currin.


Skylight Books
1818 N. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027
7:30 pm Reading

Readers: Michael Gregg Michaud, Michael Klein, Chris Corkum, Stuart Biegel, Jallen Rix, Audrey Bilger, and Leigh Stuart.

NEW YORK • MAY 12, 2011

Bluestockings Books
172 Allen Street, New York, NY 10002
7:00 pm Reading

Readers: Eileen Myles, Michael Klein, Sassafras Lowrey, Barbara Hammer, Ann Herendeen, Daniel Talbott, Rob Stephenson, Gayle Salamon, Eleanor Lerman, Kathleen Warnock, Georgeann Packard, Rafael de la Dehesa, and Richard Stevenson.

NEW ORLEANS • MAY 14, 2011

9th Annual Saints and Sinners Festival, May 12-15

Participants and attendees of this reading must be registered with the festival.

For more information:

Readers: TBA

EDMONTON, AB • JUNE 12, 2011

LEVA (11053 86 Avenue)
2:00-4:00 pm Reading

Readers: Laurie Macfayden, Vivek Shraya & guests

  • Growing Old With Grace

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