Tuesday, February 06, 2007

Lambda nominees

Lambda Literary Award nominations are out. Here are the nominees in poetry:

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)
Nominees for GAY POETRY (14)
  • But So Did Her Brother! by Brian Kevin Beck (Wonderside Productions)
  • Gutted by Justin Chin (Manic D Press)
  • Deviant Propulsion by CA Conrad (Soft Skull Press)
  • The Album That Changed My Life by Jeffrey Conway (Cold Calm Press)
  • A History of My Tattoo by Jim Elledge (Stonewall)
  • The Burning of Troy by Richard Foerster (BOA)
  • Other Fugitives & Other Strangers by Rigoberto Gonzalez (Tupelo Press)
  • Sweet Son of Pan by Trebor Healey (Suspect Thoughts)
  • The Eros Conspiracy by Greg Hewett (Coffee House Press)
  • The Damaged Good by G. Winston James (Vintage Entity Press)
  • On the Tongue by Jeff Mann (Gival Press)
  • Riding Westward by Carl Philips (FSG)
  • When the Eye Forms by Dwaine Rieves (Tupelo)
  • Mirrors for Gold by Roberto Tejada (Krupskaya)
For nominations in the other categories, see the Lambda Foundation website.

* * * * *

Word of the week: Whalefall.

* * * * *

6 inches of snow and 19 degrees outside (considerably warmer than it was last night). I've managed to come down with a cold or flu or something, so I'll just be here shivering in my blankets for a while...


Montgomery Maxton said...

get well soon, anne!

thanks for posting the LLANoms.

Sheryl said...

Some interesting books here. I will be checking out a few soon!

Suzanne said...

Yes, get well soon! Stay warm. xo

Anne said...

MM and Suzanne - thanks! I'm much better.

Sheryl - glad you saw some titles that intrigued you! There are a bunch on the list I'm not familiar with.