Kahn recieves Chesley Foundation Award

Barbara Kahn recently received the 2011 Robert Chesley Foundation Award for LGBT playwriting in conjunction with the Wurlitzer Foundation Residency Grant for her short play “Winter Solstice: The Cat’s Meow”. Past winners include Paula Vogel and Victor Lodato. Many of Kahn’s full-length plays are historical plays/musicals about the LGBT experience. The next will be “Burning… read more

Hajratwala and Lodato win PEN USA Literary Awards

Winners of the 2010 PEN USA Literary Awards, which honor outstanding work by writers in several genres—including a new award for graphic literature—were announced earlier this week. And we’re happy to report that Minal Hajratwala‘s Lambda Award Winning memoir, Leaving India, won for  Research nonfiction. We interviewed Hajratwala earlier this year. See the full list of winners after… read more