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Five shortlisted writers for the 2022 Lammys had Indian connections even if they do not live here

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Chintan Girish Modi
Ever since the Lambda Literary Awards were instituted in 1989 “to garner national visibility” for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) books in the United States, they have been an inseparable part of the annual Pride Month celebrations that take place every June to commemorate the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City — a landmark event in the history of the global LGBTQ rights movement. This year, the awards were announced on June 11.

Five of the books that were shortlisted for the 2022 Lammys — as the awards are popularly known — stood out for their Indian connection,

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First Published: Jun 17 2022 | 11:49 PM IST

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