Poetry News

Lammy Awards Go to Rosamond S. King, CAConrad, & Ching-In Chen!

By Harriet Staff
CAConrad, While Standing in Line for Death, cover

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 ...

Lesbian Poetry

Rock | Salt | Stone, Rosamond S. King, Nightboat Books

Gay Poetry

While Standing in Line for Death, CA Conrad, Wave Books

Transgender Poetry

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!