Just two days ago, the Lambda Literary Foundation announced its winners for the 26th Annual Lambda Literary Award. Lambda Literary Awards were instituted in 1988 and are awarded to published works from the United States published the year current to the award that celebrate or explore LGBT themes. The program has grown from 14 awards in earlier years to 22 awards today! Categories include Humor, Romance, Biography, Mystery, Graphic Novel, and more!
This month in celebration we are highlight some of our favorite Lammy winners from previous years, so stop by and check out our new displays. But here’s a quick sneak peak for your enjoyment:
You can search our collection of Lammy award winners in our catalog.
For more information on the Lambda Literary Foundation and their awards, be sure to check out their website, and for the list of the 26th Annual Lambda Literary Award Winners click here.
Happy 2012! Looking for a good book to read before you get too busy with classes? This winter we’re featuring some award-winning books for you to snuggle up with in the cold weather.
The Lambda Literary Awards (also known as “The Lammies”) award is based on literary merit and on content relevant to LGBT lives. Outstanding literature has been awarded by the Lambda Literary Association annually since 1989.
The Stonewall Book Awards, sponsored by the American Library Association’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Round Table, honor exceptional material relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience. The Stonewall Book Awards have been awarded annually at the ALA Annual Conference in June or July since 1971.
Here’s a list of award-winning titles from the past five years that are in our collection, with the call numbers included in case they’re not on display. Learn more about each book at WorldCat by clicking the title, and then stop by and check them out!