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From the Vault: Press Awards from 2009-2013

by Mikala Carpenter August 26, 2013

Our “From the Vault” posts allow you to take a peek into the history of the Press, where you can rediscover past authors, projects, editors, awards, and more that led to the development of the university publisher that the Press is today. This window into our past spotlights backlist or out-of-print titles and series and also recommends and contextualizes them with similar current and forthcoming titles. Explore the drawers of the Vault with our intern, Mikala Carpenter, as we uncover the hidden treasures that await us in the archives of the University of Michigan Press. This is the second of […]

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Greenspan and Rivera-Servera win Lambda Literary awards

by Shaun Manning June 4, 2013

Two books from the University of Michigan Press took home top honors at last night’s Lambda Literary Award ceremony. The Myopia and Other Plays by David Greenspan, edited by Marc Robinson, won the LGBT Drama category and Performing Queer Latinidad: Dance, Sexuality, Politics by Ramon Rivera-Servera won for LGBT Studies. Sara Warner’s Acts of Gaiety was also nominated in the LGBT Studies category. Now in their 25th year, the Lambda Literary Awards (or “Lammys”) are presented annually to the best books on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender themes in an array of fiction and nonfiction categories. Greenspan’s win represents the second consecutive […]

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Lammy Spotlight: ‘The Myopia and Other Plays by David Greenspan’

by Shaun Manning March 7, 2013

The Lambda Literary Foundation this week announced its finalists for the 25th Annual Lambda Literary Awards—”Lammys” for short—and three titles from the University of Michigan Press have made the list. The Lammys are given each year to celebrate the best books on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender subjects, including both fiction and non-fiction and drawing in nominees from major publishing houses, small publishers, academic presses, and more. Last year, Peggy Shaw’s A Menopausal Gentleman: The Solo Performances of Peggy Shaw took home the gold in the LGBT Drama category. This year’s nominees from the Press are The Myopia and Other Plays by […]

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Peggy Shaw’s ‘A Menopausal Gentleman’ wins Lambda Lit award for LGBT Drama

by Shaun Manning June 5, 2012

Coinciding with Book Expo America, the 24th Annual Lambda Literary Awards were announced in New York Monday night, celebrating the year’s best contributions to lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender literature. A Menopausal Gentleman: The Solo Performances of Peggy Shaw, written by Shaw and edited and with an introduction by Jill Dolan, won top honors in the LGBT Drama category. Congratulations to Peggy Shaw and all of the Lammy winners!

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Congrats to Lammy finalists Peggy Shaw and Jill Dolan, authors of ‘A Menopausal Gentleman’

by Shaun Manning March 20, 2012

A Menopausal Gentleman: The Solo Performances of Peggy Shaw, a collection of Shaw’s scripts edited and with an introduction by Nathan Award-winning critic Jill Dolan, is a finalist for the 24th Annual Lambda Literary Award in the category of LGBT Drama. The University of Michigan Press would like to congratulate our authors and all those who have been selected as Lammy finalists.

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