Last week, LGBTQ literary arts organization Lambda Literary announced its shortlist of finalists for the 35th annual Lambda Literacy Awards – or the Lammys.
This year’s event will be a hybrid format with both virtual and in-person experiences. The Lammys will be live in-person event for the first time since 2019 and held at The Edison Ballroom just in time for Pride on June 9. “Lambda Literary has embarked on a truly transformational year – growing its size and capacity to meet our cultural moment where our communities need us most.
Supporting the Lammys not only makes that work possible, but does so while providing a sanctuary of celebration. Here our voices, and our lives are (celebrated), and our stories are artfully, joyfully told,” executive director Samiya Bashir said in the press release.
In its celebration, the awards acknowledge works across 22 categories. Previous Lammy recipients include Alison Bechdel, Michael Cunningham, Tony Kushner and Carmen Maria Machado. “Our writers represent our greatest culture creators.