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28th Annual Lambda Literary Awards, Monday, June 6th

28th Annual Lambda Literary Awards, Monday, June 6th

Author: Edit Team

May 31, 2016

Hilton Als & Eileen Myles 
With special introductions by:
Tavi Gevinson & Natalie Diaz 
Hosted by Kate Clinton
Sammy Jo & Tikka Masala: Official After-Party DJs

VJ Bleue Liverpool & Macy Rodman: Official After-Party Performances

Presenters and special guests include:
Kazim Ali · Richard Blanco · Joel Kim Booster · Kate Bornstein
Jonathan Burnham · Diana Cage· Wo Chan · Jaime Shearn Coan · Jill Dolan
R. Erica Doyle · David Ebershoff · Johanna Fateman · Tim Federle
Laura Flanders · Jared Fox · Jonathan Galassi · Silas Howard · Brian Leung Kamilah Aisha Moon ·  Darryl Pinckney · Cristy C. Road · Paul Rudnick
Ira Sachs  Rakesh Satyal · Pamela Sneed · Meredith Talusan
Carmelita Tropicana

What:  28th Annual Lambda Literary Awards, celebrating excellence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender literature

Directed by Charles Rice-Gonzalez

Where: NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, 566 Laguardia Place, New York City

When:  5:30 PM: Red Carpet

5:30 PM: VIP Reception

7:00 PM: Awards Ceremony

What:  Official After-Party

Where: Le Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street, New York City

When: 9:30 PM

Award Finalists

Event and Ticket Information

2016 Corporate Sponsors:   

Benefactor Level: HarperCollins Publishers, Ketel One Vodka, Macy’s, Target Cue

Patron Level: American Institute of Bisexuality, Barnes & Noble, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster

Mentor Level: Bywater Books

Friend Level: Arsenal Pulp Press, Bold Strokes Books, Chronicle Books, The Feminist Press, Kensington Publishing, Nobrow Books

Champion Underwriters: John Faubion & Warren Thomas, Chuck Forester, KG MacGregor, Charlie Pendergast, Kay Percy

Partner Underwriters: Darla Baker, Theodore Cornwell, Robert Ferrante &  Tony Valenzuela, Tom Healy, David McConnell, John Rochester

About Lambda Literary:

Lambda Literary believes Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer literature is fundamental to the preservation of our culture, and that LGBTQ lives are affirmed when our stories are written, published and read. LL’s programs include: the Lambda Literary Awards, the Writers Retreat for Emerging LGBTQ Voices, LGBTQ Writers in Schools, and our web magazine The Lambda Literary Review at

For more information call (323) 643-4281 or e-mail

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