Lambda Literary, the global leader advancing LGBTQ literature, has announced the recipient of the 2017 Publishing Professional Award. This year Lambda recognizes Michele Karlsberg.
Lambda's Publishing Professional Award honors a distinguished individual in the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community whose innovative work in the publishing industry promotes and promulgates LGBTQ literature
The Publishing Professional Award is selected by Lambda's Board of Trustees.
"I have been impressed by Michele's contributions to the LGBTQ publishing world for many years. It's not only her commitment to her authors and our community which puts her in mind for Lambda LIterary's Publishing Professional Award, but the way she inspires us with her passion and dedication to social justice for all," said Board of Trustees Vice President Amy Scholder.
Michele will be recognized as the winner of the Lambda Literary Publishing Professional Award at the 29th Annual Lambda Literary Awards ceremony on June 12th in New York City.