Lammy Awards Go to Rosamond S. King, CAConrad, & Ching-In Chen!
The 30th Annual Lambda Literary Awards (aka the "Lammys") were held last night at NYU's Skirball Center, hosted by comedian Kate Clinton. Nominees in the poetry, fiction, nonfiction, memoir, mystery, romance, erotica, drama, YA, horror, graphic novels, and LGBTQ studies categories mixed with the likes of Roxane Gay and Edmund White, who were also both honored, and "stars from the worlds of film, television, theatre, journalism, and literature" abounded. Incoming Lambda Literary Executive Director Sue Landers was also acknowledged.
And the winners in Poetry are ...
Rock | Salt | Stone, Rosamond S. King, Nightboat Books
While Standing in Line for Death, CA Conrad, Wave Books
recombinant, Ching-In Chen, Kelsey Street Press
Find the full list of winners, and more about the groundbreaking night for LGBTQ literature, at Lambda Literary. Congratulations to all!