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The Publishing Triangle Awards, 2010

Posted in Uncategorized by thegaystateblog on May 3, 2010

On Thursday evening, April 29th, the Publishing Triangle Awards were held in New York City at the Tishman Auditorium at the New School in Greenwich Village.

The Publishing Triangle is a group dedicated to fostering the Lesbian and Gay Writing community and once every year, the best works of our larger Gay culture are celebrated in this annual event.  The awards were followed by a reception.

Here are the primary awards and this years recipients:

Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry: Stacie Cassarino, for Zero at the Bone (New Issues Poetry and Prose.)

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

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

The Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction:  Sebastian Stuart, for The Hour Between (Alyson Books.)

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

The Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction: Rebecca Brown, for American Romances (City Lights.)

Entertainer Kate Clinton presented The Publishing Triangle Leadership Award to Michele Karlsberg.

The final award of the evening was The Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement.  Laura Flanders presented the award to Blanche Wiesen Cook.

Our heartfelt congratulations go out to all of the winners and the honored finalists.

If you are a writer, in publishing, or in any way related to the bookselling world, consider joining and participating in The Publishing Triangle.  For more information on the organization or more information on how to get involved, drop a note to Trent Duffy or visit www.


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