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LLWIS 2023 applicationLambda Literary Writers in Schools application

The Writers in Schools Program pairs an LGBTQ author with students to discuss the author’s work as either a class read or as part of a book group. Classroom teachers and school librarians apply for the program and will be awarded a class set of books and a one-hour in-person visit from the author for up to 30 students. Once admitted to the program, teachers, and librarians will be given a list of potential authors and books to choose from. All costs for the author and the books are covered by the NYC Department of Education Office of Library Services and Lambda Literary. Lambda Literary nurtures and advocates for LGBTQ writers, elevating the impact of their words to create community, preserve our legacies, and affirm the value of our stories and our lives. Apply here.

Grant applications are due by Friday, October 20, 2023

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Melissa Jacobs
Director of Library Services
Leanne Ellis
Library Coordinator, Manhattan
Donna Gray
Library Coordinator, The Bronx
Vincent Hyland
Library Coordinator, North Brooklyn
Lindsay Klemas 
Library Coordinator, Queens
Patricia Sarles
Library Coordinator, South Brooklyn and Staten Island

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