The Lambda Literary Board of Trustees has awarded the 2020 Visionary Award to playwright and author Jane Wagner. The Visionary Award “honors those who, through their achievements and passionate commitment, have contributed to the LGBTQ literary community in significant and tangible ways.” Wagner’s work of genre interest includes The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe (1986).
The members of the 2020 Lambda Literary Board of Trustees are Tamika Butler, Joe Garrett, Robert Guinsler, Kimberly Hoover, Ellen LaPointe (vice president), J. Michael Samuel (treasurer), Rakesh Satyal, Amy Scholder (president), Christopher Soto, Kent D. Wolf, and Caroline Young (secretary).
The in-person ceremony for planned for June 8, 2020 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City has been cancelled. The awards will be presented virtually on June 1, 2020.
For more information, including all special award winners, see the Lambda Literary website.
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