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Finalists Revealed for the 25th Annual Publishing Triangle Awards

The finalists of the 25th annual Publishing Triangle Awards have been revealed.

These awards celebrate the association’s mission “to increase awareness of and appreciation for lesbian and gay literature.” The winners will be announced on April 25th. The awards ceremony will take place at New School University in New York City.

Historian John D’Emilio has been named the winner of this year’s Bill Whitehead Lifetime Achievement Award. This honor also comes with $3,000 prize money. National Endowment for the Arts director of literature Ira Silverberg is the receipient of the Publishing Triangle’s Leadership Award. For the full list of finalists, follow the jump below.

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2011 Whiting Writers’ Award Winners Revealed

Last night the The Mrs. Giles Whiting Foundation gave $50,000 to ten promising writers for the 2011 Whiting Writers’ Awards. Since the awards began in 1985, the foundation has given over $6 million to 270 poets, fiction and nonfiction writers, and playwrights.

We’ve included the complete list of recipients below, along with the foundation’s short biography for each winner. Poet and past Whiting recipient Mark Doty delivered the keynote address.

Writers’ Program director Barbara Bristol had this comment in the release: “It is wonderful to see from the books these writers have published that the small, independent presses and university presses continue to be a strong, vital presence in the literary world, and it is also heartening that the larger presses are still investing in emerging literary talent.”

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