The LGBTQ Literary Preserve‘s mission is to preserve & promote LGBTQ literature & culture.

The C.F. Borgman Fiction Book Award.

The LGBTQ Literary Preserve is sponsoring a fiction contest open to all writers writing in English. Both short story collections and novels are eligible. The prize will be $1000, publication by Oia Arts Press (an imprint of The Literary Preserve), and 25 copies of the book. The LGBTQ Literary Preserve is seeking fiction from any person identifying as LGBTQ. The competition is open to writers from all regions.

Chuck Borgman – Chuck was an immensely talented writer, performance artist, musician, and poet. Borgman died in 1999 at the age of 49. Chuck Borgman is one of the LGBTQ writers whose work is out of print with no digital presence. The LGBTQ Literary Preserve is working to preserve our LGBTQ literary heritage. The Literary Preserve will ensure Borgman’s legacy is protected & preserved online.

2015 JudgeAndrea Krauss

Andrea Krauss has been in the film industry for more than fifteen years. She has been with the Distributions and Acquisitions division of Here Media/Regent Entertainment for eight years, bringing her unique visual sensitivity, strong analytical skills, and cultural awareness to the company by screening and evaluating submissions for potential acquisition. Submit April 17 to August 31st.

Click here to submit your work. Additional details can be found at our website.


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One Response to “Call for Submissions: C.F. Borgman Fiction Book Award”

  1. David M. Ortmann 30 August 2016 at 1:10 AM #

    I am about to publish my first novel and it was inspired by C.F. Borgman’s “River Road.” How utterly delightful to learn there is a prize named after him. His work CHANGED my life in college, helped me to come out as gay and to dedicate my life to helping people through my psychotherapy and sex therapy practices. Above all, Borgman made me WANT to write. I wish I could have met him. I will do anything to help bring his works to electronic form. Don’t hesitate to contact me. With so much thanks and hapiness, David



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