Lambda Literary has announced the opening of the submissions period for the 29th Annual Lambda Literary Awards ( Lammys ).
Books submitted for consideration in this Lammys cycle must be published between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2016, and meet the Lammys Submission Guidelines ( at LambdaLiterary.org/award-guidelines/ ). Finalists will be announced in March 2017; Lammy Awards will be presented at the annual Lambda Literary Awards gala planned for June 2017 in New York City.
The Lammys celebrate the best in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender literature and honor groundbreaking work by members of the LGBTQ literary community. Since its inception in 1989, Lambda Literary has awarded more than 550 Lammys to outstanding authors including Dorothy Allison, Edmund White, John Waters and Hilton Als.
The submission period will close Dec. 1, 2016. See LambdaLiterary.org .