I am honored to announce that Gay City 5: Ghosts in Gaslight, Monsters in Steam has been nominated for a Lambda Literary Award. My lupanoid story, “Alexander’s Wrath," which takes place in the same universe as my forthcoming comic, appears in this anthology.
The Lambda Literary Awards, according to their website, “nurtures, celebrates, and preserves LGBT literature through programs that honor excellence, promote visibility, and encourage development of emerging writers.” Ghosts in Gaslight, Monsters in Steam has been nominated with 9 other worthy competitors in the LGBT Anthology category.
2014 marks the 26th annual Lambda Literary awards, and past nominees and winners include Alison Bechdel (for Are You My Mother? A Comic Memoir), Jeanette Winterson (for Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?), Justin Hall (for editing No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics, and David Levithan (for Every Day) …and seriously, that’s only from 2013.
I can’t tell you how amazing it is to have a project I’m involved in be listed among such great company. The winners will be announced during the Lambda Literary Awards Ceremony on June 2, 2014. Keep your fingers crossed!
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