Link Round Up: June 1 – 7

lambda_literary_award-33013Ah, the Lambda Literary awards. Every year I feel a mixture of excitement and trepidation looking for the winners and the recap of the ceremony, which was Monday June 1st. Excitement because these awards are the be all end all of queer literary awards, and I love to see LGBTQ writers being recognized. Trepidation because they always seem to fuck up somehow, especially when it comes to trans and bisexual folks, as well as people of colour. The winners were officially announced today on their website. Why don’t we start with the good and I’ll save the bad for last?

– Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian posted Some Thoughts on the 27th Lambda Literary Awards.

In a highlight that may only appeal to me, I am unreasonable excited to find out that Kissing the Witch by Emma Donoghue, one of my all-time favourite books, has been adapted into a book of plays!

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AfterEllen posted Lesbian superheroes slay in comic book series “The Pride”.

Afterwritten posted Queer YA Scrabble: Intro.

Autostraddle posted Read a F*cking Book: Amber Dawn’s “Where The Words End And My Body Begins”.

Gay YA posted New Releases: May 2015.

Lambda Literary posted 27th Annual Lambda Literary Award Winners Announced!

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“Why ‘Fun Home’ Speaks to Me” was posted at Huffington Post.

“Lonely Planet’s Guide to Pride: 20 Cities & Their Celebrations” is available for free on iBooks.

No Good Reason by Cari Hunter was reviewed by Clare Ashton.

Damage Control by Jae was reviewed at The Rainbow Hub.

The Set Piece by Catherine Lane was reviewed at The Rainbow Hub.

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