Let’s Talk Wi-Fi Poetry, Twitter, and Reddit: Your Lit News Round Up by Emily Ramser


Follow the links to learn more about topics covered in this post:

Hotspot Poets

Holger Schott Syme’s live tweeting

Times Higher Education

dystopian novel being written in the comments on Reddit

chronological listing of the Reddit writer’s comments

Dublin Literary Award

Griffin Poetry Prize for Canadian poets

the Griffin Poetry Prize for international poets

The Lambda Literary Awards — A full list of the award winners is below:

Lesbian Fiction: Under the Udala Trees, by Chinelo Okparanta

Gay Fiction: God in Pink, by Hasan Namir

Bisexual Fiction: The Life and Death of Sophie Stark, by Anna North

Bisexual Nonfiction: Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham, by Emily Bingham

Transgender Fiction: Tiny Pieces of Skull, or a Lesson in Manners, by Roz Kaveney

LGBT Debut Fiction: A Love Like Blood, by Victor Yates

LGBT Nonfiction: “No One Helped”: Kitty Genovese, New York City, and the Myth of Urban Apathy, by Marcia M. Gallo

Transgender Nonfiction: Born on the Edge of Race and Gender: A Voice for Cultural Competency, by Willy Wilkinson

Lesbian Poetry: Life in a Box Is a Pretty Life, by Dawn Lundy Martin

Gay Poetry (tie): Crevasse, by Nicholas Wong, and Reconnaissance, by Carl Phillips

Transgender Poetry: succubus in my pocket, by kari edwards

Lesbian Mystery (tie): Ordinary Mayhem, by Victoria Brownworth, and Tarnished Gold, by Ann Aptaker

Gay Mystery: Boystown 7: Bloodlines, by Marshall Thornton

Lesbian Memoir/Biography: Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear, by Kate Carroll de Gutes

Gay Memoir/Biography: James Merrill: Life and Art, by Langdon Hammer

Lesbian Romance: Making A Comeback, by Julie Blair

Gay Romance: When Skies Have Fallen, by Debbie McGowan

Lesbian Erotica: The Muse, by Meghan O’Brien

Gay Erotica: Érotiques Suprèmes, by Miodrag Kojadinovic

LGBT Anthology, Fiction: Beyond: The Queer Sci-Fi & Fantasy Comic Anthology, edited by Sfé R. Monster and Taneka Stotts

LGBT Anthology, Nonfiction: Glitter and Grit: Queer Performance from the Heels on Wheels Femme Galaxy, edited by Damien Luxe, Heather M. Ács, and Sabina Ibarrola

LGBT Children’s/Young Adult: George, by Alex Gino

LGBT Drama: Bright Half Life, by Tanya Barfield

LGBT Graphic Novels: The Less Than Epic Adventures of TJ & Amal, by E.K. Weaver

LGBT SF/F/Horror: The Gracekeepers, by Kirsty Logan

LGBT Studies: A Taste for Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire, by Hiram Pérez

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