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25 For 25

An Anthology of Works by 25 Outstanding LGBT Authors and Those They Inspired

25 For 25( )
Editor: Hawkins, Ames
Markowitz, Judith
Hawkins, Ames
Author: Allegra, Indira
Allison, Dorothy
Autman, Samuel
Bass, Ellen
Bechdel, Alison
Berg, Ryan
Bergman, S. Bear
Autman, Samuel
Bergquist, Kathie
Birdsall, Bridget
Bombardier, Cooper
Bornstein, Kate
Brannon, Kevin
Cabrera, C. Adan
Cappello, Mary
Carter, Monica
Castleberry, Traci
Chen, Ching-In
Cooper, Bernard
Coyote, Ivan E.
Day, Meg
D'Erasmo, Stacey
Forrest, Katherine V.
Garden, Nancy
Gibson, R. J.
Gomez, Jewelle
Gonzalez, Rigoberto
Griffith, Nicola
Harris, Lydia Eato
Healy, Eloise Klein
Hesik, Annameekee
MacGregor, K. G.
Marae, Ona
McLemore, Anna-Marie
McMan, Ann
Moon, Allison
Myles, Eileen
Orth, Christa
Powell, D. A.
Sanchez, Alex
Suarez, Griselda
Schulman, Sarah
Obejas, Achy
Tagle, Steven
Theollyn, Tommy
Trinidad, David
Trujillo, Carla
White, Edmund
Washington, Ellery
Wilson, Brandy T.
Publication Date:Jun 2013
Publisher:Lambda Literary Foundation
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $9.99
Book Description:

In commemoration of Lambda Literary Foundation's 25th Year Anniversary we bring you this anthology of works by some of our community's leading authors, including Dorothy Allison, Ellen Bass, Alison Bechdel, Ivan E Coyote, Jewelle Gomez, Rigoberto Gonzalez, Alex Sanchez, Sarah Schulman, David Trinidad, Edmund White and many others, with original introductions by emerging writers they've influenced, many of whom the Lambda Literary Foundation has had the opportunity to support and...
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Author Biography
Allegra, Indira (Editor)
Dorothy Allison, 1949 - Writer Dorothy Allison was born in 1949 in Greenville, South Carolina to a fourteen-year-old unwed mother. She grew up with an abusive and violent father figure. Allison was the first in her family to graduate from high school. She received a National Merit Scholarship and earned a bachelor's degree from Florida Presbyterian College and a master's from New York's School of Social Research.

In 1988, "Trash," a book of short stories was published. Allison followed with "The Women Who Hate Me: Poetry, 1980-1990," which gained her respect in the gay and lesbian community. "Trash" was awarded two Lambda Literary awards: Best Small Press and Best Lesbian Book. "Bastard Out of Carolina" gave her mainstream success and was a National Book Award finalist. The novel tells a tale of poverty, incest, abuse and survival and is centered around the Boatwright family of Greenville County, South Carolina. Allison has also published a collection of essays titled "Skin: Talking About Sex, Class and Literature," which won critical acclaim. "Two or Three Things I Know For Sure" (1995) is a short memoir in which she used text and family photographs. "Cavedweller" is an epic novel that chronicles the lives of four strong women in the difficult terrain of small town Georgia.

In addition to writing her books, Allison is a contributor to publications such as The New York Times, Harpers and Allure.


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