D. A. Powell, Eleanor Lerman & Mary Cappello among '11 Guggenheim Fellows

We are so happy to see several friends of Lambda Literary Foundation represented among the 180 Guggenheim Fellowship winners, announced earlier this week by the Guggenheim Board of Trustees. Guggenheim Fellowships are grants to selected individuals made for a minimum of six months and a maximum of twelve months. Since the purpose of the Guggenheim… read more

'Called Back' by Mary Cappello

Lambda Award Finalist While reading Mary Cappello’s Called Back: My Reply to Cancer, My Return to Life, I was reminded of a lovely phrase that has endured in Japanese culture and literature for more than a thousand years: Mono no aware—the sadness of things. The fleetingness of things. And the translation I love best: The… read more

Lammy Finalists to speak at AWP

Two current Lambda Literary Award Finalists—Mary Cappello and James Morrison; a previous winner of the Lambda Editor’s Choice Award—Alexander Chee; and a previous Lambda Literary Award Finalist—Barrie Jean Borich are set to participate in a panel discussion called “Writing Intimacy, Writing Sex” next week at the AWP (Association of Writers & Writing) Conference in Denver,… read more

Triangle Awards and Ferro-Grumley Award Finalists announced

LGBT Book Awards Season is in full swing, and this morning the finalists for the Publishing Triangle’s 22nd Annual Triangle Awards as well as the Ferro-Grumley Award nominees were announced. The award ceremony will take place in New York City on April 29, 2010. Honorees include professor and editor Blanche Wiesen Cook and publicist Michele Karlsberg. Book… read more

Julie Bolcer Interviews Mary Cappello

Author Mary Cappello talks with journalist Julie Bolcer in the Here TV studios, in New York, about her latest book memoir, Called Back: My Reply to Cancer, My Return to Life (Alyson). The author responds to the deceivingly simple command: “tell me what you’re feeling.”… read more