Tag Archives: Lambda Literary

If the purpose is connection, embrace digital: To Sinister Wisdom and any other heretofore-unknown lesbian journals I wish I could easily access

Lambda Literary recently interviewed Julie Enszer, the co-editor of Sinister Wisdom (awesome name!), the oldest surviving lesbian literary journal now celebrating 37 years of publishing. First off, who knew? I for one did not. I had never heard of this … Continue reading

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Mothers and Power: Winterson, Bechdel, and More

I have been ridiculously remiss in writing but I have been reading over the past month. And it seems the themes of the moment is mothers. First up: Absent Mother and Abusive Mother: Why Be Happy When You Could Be … Continue reading

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Up Next: Miseducation of Cameron Post

Since we’ll be talking about The Miseducation of Cameron Post on Monday, a few interviews and reviews to spark some conversation: Malinda Lo on the book for NPR: “The Miseducation of Cameron Post, Emily M. Danforth’s debut, is a coming-out novel, … Continue reading

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Are Publishers Ignoring Lesbian Writers?: Or, Why Do We Need Mainstream Publishing Anyway?

In her Washington Blade piece, “Publishers Ignoring Lesbian Writers,” Julie R. Enszer, raises an oft heard lament—there isn’t a lot of lesbian literature being published by mainstream publishers:      “While there is much to celebrate in queer literary culture, there is … Continue reading

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To make a point of themselves: The gay lit debate

First, check out our facebook page—like it, chime in, spread the word. “Any definition that limits us is deplorable,” Edward Albee said in his acceptance speech at the Lammy Awards. And I agree. But it was uncomfortable to hear “gay” … Continue reading

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Be my traveling companion, partner, or honey schnookums: The Lammy Awards!

On Thursday night, some of the best and brightest in glbtq lit celebrated the 23rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards. Highlights for me:   Lea DeLaria (pronounced like malaria). The perfect master of ceremonies in all of the ways that really … Continue reading

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New York Book Week, the Pink Edition: And the Lammie’s!

Awards season keeps on rolling with the GLAAD Media Awards on Saturday, May 14 honoring recipients in 32 media categories, including: Outstanding Film – Wide Release The Kids Are All Right (Focus Features) Am I the only one who didn’t … Continue reading

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