Lambda Literary has announced that Edmund White will receive this year's Visionary Award, and Roxane Gay the Trustee Award during the 30th annual Lambda Literary Awards ("Lammys"), hosted by Kate Clinton and taking place June 4 in New York City. Winning authors in 23 LGBTQ literary categories will be honored. White will be introduced by actor Alan Cumming, while author Rebecca Solnit introduces Gay.
"The contributions of this year's special honorees, Edmund White and Roxane Gay, have inspired readers and writers around the world," said Tony Valenzuela, Lambda Literary executive director. "We are privileged to celebrate their tremendous contributions at this year's Lammy Awards."