Riverdale Avenue Books/Magnus is co-sponsoring the Lambda Finalists reading with Lambda Literary where 23 authors will read from their work in a 2 hour literary marathon. There will be an after party at The Diamond, a local bar, right down the street from WORD, will offer folks $1 off any draft beer or wine if they say they’re coming from WORD between 8:30pm and 9:30pm.
Confirmed readers include: Michael Klein, Cory Silverberg, Lisa Henderson, Chinelo Okparanta, Jane Hoppen, Richard Bowes, Jerry Rosco, Derek, Palacio, Donna Minkowitz Kathleen Warnock, Jaime Woo, R. Erica Doyle,, Caleb Crain, Penelope Dane, Roberta Degnore, Suzanne Parker, Dominic Ambrose, Sophie Cabot Black, Wally Lamb, Trish Salah, Michael D. Snediker, Lisa Henderson, Michael Amico.
"The Lambda Literary Foundation is proud to showcase finalists of the 26th Annual Lambda Literary Awards who represent some of the finest writers in the LGBT community," said Tony Valenzuela, Executive Director.
"WORD is delighted to host this year's reading for the Lambda Literary Award nominees. We admire the work Lambda does in recognizing new literary voices, and we’re thrilled to be able to provide a space for the community to discover these powerful new writers,” Jenn Northington, Word bookstore events director
“It’s always wonderful to bring readers and writers together, and we are especially delighted to spotlight this year’s Lambda finalists in a neighborhood bookstore, ” said Lori Perkins, Publisher of Riverdale Avenue Books/Magnus.
Brooklyn, NY - Thursday, May 1st, 2014, 6 pm
Co-sponsored by LLF and Riverdale Avenue Books
Word Bookstore (Greenpoint)
126 Franklin St, Brooklyn, NY 11222