Tag Archives: Lambda Literary

Interview with Nancy Garden

I had the wonderful good fortune to meet Nancy Garden at the New England Regional SCBWI conference in May. Her groundbreaking book Anne On My Mind, published in 1982–the year I was born–was the first book for teens that actually showed … Continue reading

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“It Gets Better”–the Book

The “It Gets Better” project–a nation-wide video project started in the wake of several gay teen suicides–is now a book entitled, It Gets Better: Coming Out, Overcoming Bullying, and Creating a Life Worth Living. With 100 stories, culled from the over … Continue reading

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Lambda Literary Award Finalists

The finalists for the Lambda Literary Awards, given for books with high literary merit to self-identified LGBTQ authors writing on LGBTQ issues, can be found here. This years finalists in the Children’s/YA book category are: Christian, the Hugging Lion, by … Continue reading

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Where are all the gay books?

I can’t watch the “It Gets Better Campaign” videos without getting really emotional. I think because when I was 13 years old, I felt suicidal. I’m not sure how related to being gay this was. I had barely started considering the … Continue reading

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