Laurie Hertzel is senior editor for books at the Star Tribune, where she has worked since 1996. She is the author of "News to Me: Adventures of an Accidental Journalist," winner of a Minnesota Book Award.

U of M Press wins Lambda Award

Posted by: Laurie Hertzel under Book awards, Local publishers Updated: June 6, 2012 - 12:00 PM

 

The annual Lambda Awards have been announced, and the University of Minnesota Press walks away a winner in the LGBT Studies cagetory. Lisa L. Moore's "Sister Arts: The Erotics of Lesbian Landscapes," examines how women artists havelong  used images of flowers, gardens and landscapes to express their love for other women.

 

Other winners at the awards include Colm Toibin for "The Empty Family," winner in the gay fiction category, and Armistead Maupin and Kate Millet, recipients of the Pioneer Award. (Maupin will be in the Twin Cities next year for the Pen Pals lecture series.) (And here is our review of Toibin's book.)

A complete list of winners is online at http://www.lambdaliterary.org/

 

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