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Best wishes from Fire & Ink!

Fire & Ink wishes to extend our best wishes to all of the nominees for the 2009 Lambda Literary Awards. The finalists’ list will be announced on or around March 15, 2009. Of course, being who we are, we wish to give some special Fire & Ink props to all of the LGBTQ writers of African descent on the list. Check them out, and read along!

* Special note: Those in red were in attendance at Fire & Ink I or have participated in subsequent Fire & Ink events! Make sure you don’t miss them next time by signing up for our e-update list in the top corner of our web site above!

LGBT ANTHOLOGIES

  • Our Caribbean, edited by Thomas Glave, Duke University Press


LGBT NONFICTION

  • If I Could Write This in Fire, Michelle Cliff, Univ of Minnesota Press
  • Heterosexual Africa? The History of an Idea from the Age of Exploration to the Age of AIDS, Marc Epprecht, Ohio University Press
  • Blood Beats: Vol. 2 / the bootleg joints, Ernest Hardy, RedBone Press
  • Drifting Toward Love, Kai Wright, Beacon Press

LESBIAN DEBUT FICTION

  • Passing for Black, Linda Villarosa, Kensington

LESBIAN EROTICA

  • Hungry for It, Fiona Zedde, Kensington
  • Purple Panties: An Eroticonair.com Anthology, Zane, Simon and Schuster

LESBIAN POETRY

  • Matching Skin, Shirlette Ammons, Carolina Wren Press

LESBIAN ROMANCE

  • Building Sasha, Renee Bess, Regal Crest Enterprises

GAY DEBUT FICTION

  • Finlater, Shawn Stewart Ruff, Quote Editions
  • Ready to Male, Lamar Ariel, Author House

GAY EROTICA

  • Flesh to Flesh, edited by Lee Hayes, Simon and Schuster

GAY FICTION

  • The Highest Price for Passion, Laurinda D. Brown, Atria/Simon & Schuster
  • Unspeakable, Michael Christopher, MC Books
  • People Like Us, Doug Cooper-Spencer, Lulu Enterprises
  • The Torturer’s Wife, Thomas Glave, City Light Publishers

GAY MEMOIR/BIOGRAPHY

  • Hiding in Hip Hop, Terrance Dean, Simon and Schuster

GAY POETRY

  • Please, Jericho Brown, New Issues
  • Sticks and Stones, Reginald T. Jackson, Xlibris
  • Narrative of the Life of the Brown Boy and the White Man, Ronaldo Wilson, University of Pittsburgh Press

GAY ROMANCE

  • Got ’til it’s Gone, Larry Duplechan, Arsenal Pulp Press

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