Ana-Maurine Lara’s poetry book a finalist for Lambda Literary Award

March 6, 2018—Kohnjehr Woman, a book of poetry by Ana-Maurine Lara, has been nominated as a finalist for the 30th Annual Lambda Literary Awards.

Lara, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Oregon and a CSWS faculty affiliate, is an award-winning poet and fiction writer whose novels include Erzulie’s Skirt (RedBone Press 2006) and When the Sun Once Again Sang to the People (KRK Ediciones 2011).

Ana-Maurine Lara

As the foundation states, “The Lambda Literary Award is the most prestigious LGBTQ book prize in the world. With nearly 1000 total submissions considered for nomination it is a significant achievement to be named a finalist.”

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