Monday, May 22, 2017

Michele Karlsberg To Be Honored

Lambda Literary the global leader advancing LGBTQ literature has announced that publicist Michele Karlsberg will receive the 2017 Publishing Professional Award at the 29th Annual Lambda Literary Awards ceremony on June 12th in New York City. Lambda's Publishing Professional Award honors a distinguished individual from our LGBTQ community whose innovative work in the publishing industry promotes & promulgates LGBTQ literature. Amy Scholder, Board of Trustees Vice President stated, "I have been impressed by Michele's contributions to the LGBTQ publishing world for many years. It's not only her commitment to her authors & our community which puts her in mind for Lambda Literary's Publishing Professional Award, but the way she inspires us with her passion & dedication to social justice for all." As a publicist Michelle has effectively carry out publicity & marketing campaigns for authors, organizations, events, comedians, musicians & film/theater professionals. Her list of clients has included Katherine Forrest, Felice Picano, Kate Clinton, Stephen Fry, Jewelle Gomez, Assotto Saint, Dorothy Allison, Martin Duberman, Judy Grahn & Minnie Bruce Pratt just to name a few. The Lambda Literary Awards (the “Lammys”) identify & celebrate the best LGBT books of the year & affirms that LGBTQ stories are part of the literature of the world. The Lammys will also be honoring Jacqueline Woodson with the Visionary Award & Jeanette Winterson with the Trustee Award. There will be special introductions by Cynthia Nixon & AM Homes & Mx Justin Vivian Bond will host the event.
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