2012 Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBT Voices

The Lambda Literary Foundation is proud to announce details for the 2012 Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBT Voices, the only queer writers residency in the world. The Retreat will be held July 28 – August 4, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. Apply today!… read more

Young Adult: Under the Influence of Books

We at Lambda Literary asked a bunch of our favorite queer and allied authors, filmmakers and artists (Bruce LaBruce, Susan Miller, Simon Doonan, Lucy Jane Bledsoe, and many more) to answer the question: when you were younger, what was your favorite YA novel? And why?… read more

'Boyfriends with Girlfriends' by Alex Sanchez

In this current novel, Sanchez deals with the issue of friendship: between straight/gay/lesbian/bisexual teens, and the interplay of friendship and/or sexual definitions when romance, self-esteem, and culture enter the picture. … read more

New Stories from Old Favorites

2 Lambda Winners. 2 New Novels. This spring brings two new novels from past Lambda Award Winners, Boyfriends with Girlfriends by Alex Sanchez (Simon & Schuster) and She Loves You, She Loves You Not… by Julie Anne Peters (Megan Tingley Books/Little, Brown).  Sanchez and Peters are two of the rocks in the foundation of  GLBT… read more

Alex Sanchez and Susan Stinson Awarded Outstanding Mid-Career Novelists' Prize

Recipients of Largest Cash Award for LGBT Writers This week the Lambda Literary Foundation announced the two recipients of the Outstanding Mid-Career Novelists’ Prize – the largest monetary prize awarded exclusively to a self-identified LGBT writer. This year the prize recognizes young adult novelist, Alex Sanchez (Rainbow Boys), and novelist, Susan Stinson (Venus of Chalk). The… read more

2010 in Review: Dan Savage

“Tell them it gets better.” Perhaps the most powerful internet meme of the year was started by a Lambda Literary Award winning author: Dan Savage. In his highly influential column Savage Love, on Sept 23, 2010, reacting to the suicide news of several LGBT teens, Savage wrote his now famous call to arms: “…here’s what… read more