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Lambda Literary: Lambda Literary Writers in Schools

Lambda Literary Writers in Schools Grant 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/Department of Literacy, AIS, and 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. The application has closed. Grantees will be announced shortly.

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