Monday, 7:30 pm EST June 29, 2020
This program is part of Inside and Out Pride 2020 literary series, which offers solace and affirmation to the LGBTQ community during a time of isolation from trusted social groups and support networks.
The Center for Fiction is honored to host a reading with the 2020 “Lammy” winners in Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Gay fiction.
- Nicole Dennis-Benn (Patsy — Lesbian Fiction)
- Fiona Alison Duncan (Exquisite Mariposa — Bisexual Fiction)
- Hazel Jane Plante (Little Blue Encyclopedia (for Vivian) — Transgender Fiction)
- Bryan Washington (Lot — Gay Fiction)
Since 1989, Lambda Literary has nurtured and advocated for LGBTQ writers, elevating the impact of their words to create community, preserve their legacies, and affirm the value of LGBTQ stories and lives. On June 1, the organization announced the winners of its 2020 Lammys, continuing its annual recognition of the best LGBTQ books published in a given year across dozens of categories.
“My people–my diaspora–are the LGBT people.” —Masha Gessen, 2019 Recipient of Lambda Literary Visionary Award
About Lambda Literary
For over 30 years, Lambda Literary has championed LGBTQ books and authors. No other organization in the world serves LGBTQ writers and readers more comprehensively than Lambda Literary. We believe that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer literature is fundamental to the preservation of our culture and that LGBTQ lives are affirmed when our stories are written, published, and read. Click here to learn more.
About this series
Inside and Out
Inside and Out is a new series from The Center for Fiction to run this Pride Month 2020! The series offers solace and affirmation to the LGBTQ+ community during a time of isolation from trusted social groups and support networks. Featuring a phenomenal line-up of authors whose books center the unique experiences of queer characters, conversations will explore how sexuality and gender identity intersect with race, class, religion, and nationality.
Page to Screen: The Midnight Sky with Lily Brooks-Dalton, Mark L. Smith, Grant Heslov, and Anna Pitoniak
Thursday, 6:30 pm EST January 28, 2021
Story/Teller: Truly Like Lightning with David Duchovny and Jess Walter$30
Tuesday, 7:30 pm EST February 2, 2021
Story/Teller: Wild Swims with Dorthe Nors, Merritt Wever, and Brigid Hughes
Wednesday, 6:00 pm EST February 3, 2021
Story/Teller: We Run the Tides with Vendela Vida, Heidi Julavits and Marin Ireland
Wednesday, 7:30 pm EST February 10, 2021
Walking with Ghosts with Gabriel Byrne and Lily King$30
Thursday, 7:30 pm EST February 11, 2021
Moms Make Time to Read with Zibby Owens
Wednesday, 7:30 pm EST February 17, 2021
The Art of the Short Story: Dantiel W. Moniz and Jamel Brinkley
Thursday, 7:30 pm EST February 18, 2021
How Do We Imagine the Future of Translator Collectives?
Thursday, 7:00 pm EST February 18, 2021
45:15 Online: A Communal Writing Experience
Saturday, 2:00 pm EST - 3:15 pm EST February 20, 2021
Véronique Tadjo Launches In the Company of Men with Kwame Anthony Appiah
Tuesday, 5:00 pm EST February 23, 2021
On America: Climate Writing with Elizabeth Kolbert, Madeleine Watts, and Leslie Jamison
Wednesday, 7:30 pm EST February 24, 2021
Lisa Zeidner on Who Says?: Mastering Point of View in Fiction with Ron Charles
Wednesday, 7:30 pm EST March 17, 2021
Where Does Translation End and Co-Translation Begin?
Thursday, 8:00 pm EST March 18, 2021
Nicola DeRobertis-Theye Launches The Vietri Project with Ruchika Tomar
Thursday, 7:30 pm EST March 25, 2021