Author Lecture: Victor Yates
- Date: 02/28/2018 6:30 PM
- Location: Palm Springs Public Library - The Learning Center
300 S. Sunrise Way
Palm Springs, California 92262
Join us on Wednesday, February 28th for an Author Lecture with Victor Yates. He will discuss his book A Love Like Blood and his other work and career. The lecture will begin at 6:30 p.m. in The Learning Center (TLC).Victor Yates is the winner of the 2017 Judith A. Markowitz Award for Emerging LGBTQ Writers. He won the 2016 Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Debut Fiction for his book, A Love Like Blood. His novel also won Honorable Mention at The New England Book Festival. Recently, he was awarded a grant from the City of West Hollywood to record narratives of older gay men to preserve for younger generations. In 2012, he had two poems published in the anthology, For Colored Boys, which won the American Library Association's Stonewall Book Award-Israel Fishman Non-Fiction. He is the recipient of an Ahmanson Foundation Grant and the Elma Stuckey Writing Award (1st place in poetry).