What is the Golden Crown Literary Society?
  • The Golden Crown Literary Society (GCLS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit, volunteer organization whose mission is to increase the visibility and integrity of lesbian-themed literature. Our goals:
  • Recognize and reward quality literary works about women who love women
  • Provide learning opportunities, encouragement, and assistance to new and established writers in developing their craft
  • Provide opportunities to promote lesbian-themed literature including events that bring readers and writers together
  • Be inclusive of friends/supporters of literature that celebrates women who love women
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GCLS Diversity/Inclusion Resources

Research, articles, infographics, news, books, blogs, videos, podcasts, glossary, Ted Talks, etc.

Check out our initial Inclusion Page. We hope you'll participate in our ongoing conversation surrounding Diversity and Inclusion within the Golden Crown Literary Society. Come back often to see what we've added. Feel free to share you own Diversity Statement with us.

If you have any great ideas for us, please send them to Cheryl Head, Director of Inclusion.

2020 Annual Conference

The 2020 conference in Albuquerque has been cancelled  due to the Covid-19 pandemic. For the GCLS this is historic. In our 16 years of hosting conferences this is the first one that has had to be canceled as a result of a global event. 

Plan to join us in Orlando, July 21-25, 2021 More details to follow. 

2020 Tee Corinne Finalists

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Golden Crown Literary Society
P.O. Box 720154
Dallas, TX 75372
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