Publishing Triangle’s 30th LGBTQ Lit Awards Slated April 26

The Publishing Triangle honors writers Sarah Schulman, and Sarah Perry, and literary agent Malaga Baldi and has announced the finalists for its 2017 LGBTQ literary awards for fiction and nonfiction.

The Publishing Triangle, the association of LGBTQ publishing professionals, has awarded Sarah Schulman its Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement. Schulman is a novelist, nonfiction writer, playwright screenwriter and AIDS historian. She is the author of the novels The Cosmopolitans, The Child, and Rat Bohemia. Her 19th novel, Maggie Terry, will be published in Sept. 2018 by the Feminist Press.

Sarah Perry has been awarded the Betty Berzon Emerging Writer Award for her 2017 memoir, After the Eclipse: A Mother’s Murder, a Daughter’s Search published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Literary agent Malaga Baldi has been awarded the Publishing Triangle’s Leadership Award. Founder of the Baldi Agency, Malaga Baldi specializes in fiction, memoir and cultural history. Among her clients are Kate Bornstein, Blanche McCrary Bloyd, Glenn Kurtz and Rick Whitaker.

The publishing Triangle has also announced finalists for The Best LGBTQ Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Debut Fiction, and Trans/Gender-Variant Literature Published in 2017. A complete listing of the finalists can be found on the Publishing Triangle Website.
The 30th annual Triangle Awards, honoring the best LGBTQ fiction, nonfiction, and poetry published in 2017, as well as the year’s best trans and gender-variant literature, will be presented on April 26, 2018, at the Tishman Auditorium of the New School at 63 Fifth Avenue in New York City at 7 p.m. Co-hosted by the Creative Writing Program at the New School, the ceremony is free and open to the public, with a reception to follow.

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