Articles tagged "Rapture"
The Lambda Literary Foundation (LLF) announced the finalists for the 29th annual Lambda Literary Awards (a.k.a. the “Lammys”) celebrating achievements in LGBT literature. We’re waving our rainbow flag in support of these nine nominees from Macmillan!
THEY MAY NOT MEAN TO, BUT THEY DO by Cathleen Schine
IF I WAS YOUR GIRL by Meredith Russo
BESTIARY by Donika Kelly
RAPTURE by Sjohnna McCray
The 2016 Publishing Triangle Awards finalists, honoring the best LGBTQ fiction, nonfiction and poetry, as well as the year’s best trans and gender-variant literature, include these six Macmillan books:
Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction
THE NARROW DOOR by Paul Lisicky (Graywolf Press)
Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry
BESTIARY by Donika Kelly (Graywolf Press)
Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry
RAPTURE by Sjohnna McCray (Graywolf Press)
Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction
HIDE by Matthew Griffin (Bloomsbury USA)
Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBTQ Fiction
MOONSTONE by Sjón; translated by Victoria Cribb (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
THEY MAY NOT MEAN TO, BUT THEY DO by Cathleen Schine (Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
UPDATE 4/28/17: Congratulations to THEY MAY NOT MEAN TO, BUT THEY DO by Cathleen Schine (Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux) for winning the Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBTQ Fiction!
Should the Rapture fail to claim us (or, at least, some of us) tomorrow, we have a great Rapture reading recommendation to look forward to: THE LEFTOVERS by Tom Perrotta.
What if the Rapture happened and you got left behind? Or what if it wasn’t the Rapture at all, but something murkier, a burst of mysterious, apparently random disappearances that shattered the world in a single moment, dividing history into Before and After, leaving no one unscathed? How would you rebuild your life in the wake of such a devastating event?
If you're still around to read it...