The Lambda Literary Foundation Records, 1986-2010, includes correspondence, bylaws, licensing contracts, reports, financial
records, publication subscription forms, copy, event brochures, memoranda, advertisement copy, news clippings, and photographs.
The Lambda Literary Foundation is a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender literary organization, incorporated in 1997 as
a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
The Lambda Literary Foundation (LLF) traces its beginnings to 1987 with the publication of the first issue of the
Lambda Book Report, a review periodical of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender literature. The periodical was published by L. Page (Deacon)
Maccubbin, owner of Lambda Rising Bookstore in Washington, D.C. The Lambda Literary Awards program, an annual ceremony celebrating
excellence in LGBT literature, was established in 1989. The Lambda Literary Foundation was incorporated in 1997 as a 501(c)(3)
nonprofit organization to officially host the Awards and the
Lambda Book Report. Jim Marks was the LLF's first Executive Director. The LLF was founded to nurture, celebrate, and preserve LGBT literature
through programs that honor excellence, promote visibility and encourage development of emerging writers.
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