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June 3, 2014

Alison Bechdel, Nicole Georges Honored At Lambda Awards


Cartoonists Alison Bechdel and Nicole J. Georges were among those authors honored by the Lambda Awards Monday at Cooper Union College in New York City. Bechdel received the Lambda Literary Foundation's Trustee Award for Exellence in Literature, while Georges was the first winner of a LGBT Graphic Novel category after it was added this year. Bechdel won for I believe her body of work; Georges won for her Houghton Mifflin Harcourt effort Calling Dr. Laura. She reacted here.

Also nominated in Georges' category were Artifice, Alex Woolfson and Winona Nelson (AMW Comics); Duck! Second Chances, Tana Ford (Bang A Left); and The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story, Vivek J. Tiwary and Andrew C. Robinson and Kyle Baker and Steve Dutro (M Press).

Comedian Kate Clinton hosted.
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