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News & Features » March 2014 » Thomas Glave’s Among the Bloodpeople Lambda Literary Award Finalist!

Thomas Glave’s Among the Bloodpeople Lambda Literary Award Finalist!

Congratulations to Thomas Glave, whose Among the Bloodpeople: Politics and Flesh has been named a finalist for the 2014 Lambda Literary Award in LGBT Nonfiction!


Now in their 26th year, the Lambda Literary Awards, or “Lammys,” are given annually and celebrate achievement in LGBT writing in 24 categories.

Among the Bloodpeople has received enormous praise, including a starred review from Publishers Weekly, who called it:

“A profound compassion for racial and sexual minorities, the oppressed, and the colonized, informs [Glave’s] searing, beautifully evocative collection of essays . . . He captures the languor and seductiveness of Jamaica . . . A graceful and original stylist, Glave highlights the marginalized—calling on the descendants of people who toiled for the Empire as slaves and colonial subjects to never forget their past, and, in effect, to those who profit from that past to acknowledge their complicity. Ultimately, his work is critical, yet filled with generosity and compassion.”

The Lambda Literary Award winners will be announced on June 2, 2014.

Congratulations, Thomas!

Posted: Mar 6, 2014

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