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Publishing Triangle Awards Announced for 2010

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Yesterday the winners of the 22nd annual Publishing Triangle Awards were announced–awards to celebrate the association’s mission “to increase awareness of and appreciation for lesbian and gay literature.”

In addition, historian, editor, and activist Blanche Wiesen Cook received the Publishing Triangle’s Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement. Literary publicist Michele Karlsberg won the Publishing Triangle’s Leadership Award.

All the winners follow after the jump. Here’s more from the release: “The purpose of the Publishing Triangle is to further the publication of books and other materials written by lesbian and gay authors or with lesbian and gay themes. Founded in 1988, The Publishing Triangle works to create support and a sense of community for lesbian and gay people in the publishing industry.”


Winner of the Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction:
Rebecca Brown, American Romances (City Lights Books)

Winner of the Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction:
James Davidson, The Greeks and Greek Love (Random House)

Winner of the Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry:
Stacie Cassarino, Zero at the Bone (New Issues Poetry & Prose)

Winner of the Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry:
Ronaldo V. Wilson, Poems of the Black Object (Futurepoem Books)

Winner of the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction:
Lori Ostlund, The Bigness of the World (University of Georgia Press)

Winner of The Ferro-Grumley Awards for LGBT Fiction:
Sebastian Stuart, The Hour Between (Alyson Books)
(presented by the Ferro-Grumley Literary Awards, a co-sponsor of the Triangle Awards ceremony.)

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