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Call for Nominations - 2017 Goldie Awards

Tuesday, July 12, 2016  
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Contact: Awards Administrators,                     
Date: 07/12/2016


Golden Crown Literary Society Issues Call for Nominations
Dallas, TX – Golden Crown Literary Society has issued its Call for Nominations for the 2017 GCLS Literary Awards.

These awards, also known as The Goldies, are presented each year at the Annual GCLS Conference to recognize excellence in Lesbian Literature.

The Golden Crown Literary Society (GCLS) is a 501(c)3 non-profit, volunteer organization whose mission is education and the promotion and recognition of lesbian literature. Our goals are to:


  1. Provide learning opportunities, encouragement, and assistance to new and established authors in developing their craft;
  2. Support and strengthen quality lesbian writing by providing educational programs and creating opportunities for readers and writers to interact; and
  3. To recognize and promote lesbian literary work.

The GCLS is a growing organization that is an all-volunteer effort relying on the expertise of its members and friends.  The Board of Directors are also all volunteers, including the Executive Director.  We are continually searching for those interested in helping the GCLS grow and prosper.
All nominations must be received via online submission. Entry fees are $30 for ebooks (.mobi/.prc, .epub, and .pdf required) and $35 physical books (five copies required).

A panel of 5 judges in each category will select the winners from an anticipated 450 entries. To be eligible for consideration, all books must have been published between January 1, 2016, and December 31, 2016.

For more information regarding the GCLS Awards, the Nomination Process, Deadlines, and Eligibility, please visit our website.

The Goldie Awards winners will be honored at our Thirteenth Annual Conference, culminating in our Awards Ceremony on July 8, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza O’Hare in Chicago, IL.

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