Thursday, February 08, 2007

Lambda Literary Award Nominations

The complete nomination list for the Lambda Literary Awards is available at their website. It’s such an impressive list! Enough to build a lot of reading for the next year.
I want to highlight the lesbian poetry. I haven’t read it all, but what I have read (or heard about) is delicious.

Nominees for LESBIAN POETRY (16)
        •        Inch Aeons by Nuala Archer (Les Figues Press)
        •        Collected Poems by Djuna Barnes (University of Wisconsin)
        •        Domain of Perfect Affection by Robin Becker (University of Pittsburgh)
        •        Days of Good Looks by Cheryl Clarke (Carroll & Graf)
        •        Like All We Love by Kate Evans (The Q Press)
        •        The Butterfly Effect by Susan Hawthorne (Spinifex Press)
        •        Sleeping Upside Down by Kate Lynn Hibbard (Silverfish Review Press
        •        Thirst by Mary Oliver (Beacon)
        •        The Truant Lover by Juliet Patterson (Nightboat Books)
        •        Lemon Hound by Sina Queyras (Coach House Books)
        •        First Person by Red Summer (Two Fingers Press)
        •        Not Just a Personal Ad by Vittoria Repetto (Guernica Editons)
        •        Hopeless Insomniac by Laura Riehman (Laura Riehman)
        •        Touch to Affliction by Nathalie Stephens (Coach House Books)
        •        What I Want From You edited by Linda Zeiser & Trena Machado (Raw Art Press)
        •        Emergency Contact by Tara-Michele Ziniuk (McGillian Books)

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