Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry

 

2017 selection

Thief in the Interior

Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry 2017

by Phillip B. Williams

Inspired by a young man's brutal murder in Brooklyn, these poems bring forth raw racial dialogue essential to today's culture.


2016 selection

Reconnaissance

Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry 2016

by Carl Phillips

A powerful, inventive collection from one of America's most respected poets

There's

a trembling inside the both of us,

there's a trembling, inside us both.

The territory of Reconnaissance is one where morals threaten...