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Anna Swanson reading in Seattle on Sunday

By Nico | May 8th, 2011 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

The Nights Also, by Anna SwansonFor those of you in Seattle, Anna Swanson will be reading from The Nights Also, as a part of the Northwest reading of 2011 Lambda Literary Award nominees.

The reading will take place on Sunday, May 8th, 2011 at The Elliott Bay Book Company, located at 1521 Tenth Avenue, in Seattle, Washington, beginning at 5 pm.

The Nights Also made the shortlist for the Gerald Lampert Award as well.

Anna Swanson is a finalist for two awards for The Nights Also

By Nico | April 6th, 2011 | Print This Post | Email This Post | 1 Comment

The Nights Also, by Anna SwansonTightrope’s Anna Swanson is a finalist for the 23rd Annual Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry for her most recent collection, The Nights Also.

The Nights Also has also made the shortlist for the Gerald Lampert Award.

Click for more information about The Nights Also or to purchase a copy of the book.

Congratulations Anna, and best of luck!

 

Alex Boyd wins the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award!

By Tightrope Books | June 25th, 2008 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

IV Lounge Nights Editor Alex Boyd was awarded the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award for his book Making Bones Walk (Luna Publications), which the judges said was “rich with innovative language and Boyd’s very original way of looking at the world.”

The Lampert award recognizes the best first book of poetry published by a Canadian in the preceding year. Lampert was an arts administrator who organized authors’ tours and took an interest in the work of new writers
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Tightrope Titles Nominated for the Relit Awards!

By Tightrope Books | June 14th, 2008 | Print This Post | Email This Post | Leave a Comment

Two Tightrope Books have been longlisted for the Relit Awards—Stacey May Fowles’ debut novel, Be Good, and Ian Burgham’s collection of poetry, The Stone Skippers.

(The ReLit Awards (Ideas, Not Money) were founded in 2000 as an alternative to the big-money prizes. The awards are open to books published by independent Canadian literary publishers. ReLit is short for Regarding Literature, Reinventing Literature, Relighting Literature.)