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Far from the Tree Nominated for 25th Annual Lambda Literary Award

Finalists for the Lambda Literary Awards have been announced by the Lambda Literary Foundation in Los Angeles. Books from major mainstream publishers, from academic presses, from both long-established and new LGBT publishers, as well as from emerging publish-on-demand technologies, make up the 687 submissions for the “Lammys.” The finalists were selected from a record number of submissions, and, for the first time, the judges were encouraged to choose more finalists in those categories that drew a large number of submissions.

Now in their twenty-fifth year, the Lambda Literary Awards celebrate achievement in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender writing for books published in 2012. Winners will be announced during a ceremony on Monday evening, June 3, 2013, at The Great Hall at Cooper Union, 7 East 7th Street, New York City 10003. Details on the annual after-party location are forthcoming. For more information and to buy tickets, please visit

Finalists of the 25th Annual Lambda Literary Awards in the LGBT Nonfiction category include Far From The Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity, by Andrew Solomon. For a complete list of nominees, please visit the Lambda Literary Foundation website.