News: The Walk-In Closet wins Lambda Literary Award
Aug14

News: The Walk-In Closet wins Lambda Literary Award

The 27th Lambda Literary Awards were presented in New York on June 1, 2015, celebrating the best gay, lesbian and transgender books of the year. A parade of actors, celebrities and activists presented the awards, which were hosted by comedian Kate Clinton. Liz Smith presented John Waters with Lambda’s Trustee Award for Excellence in Literature. Gloria Steinem presented Rita Mae Brown with the Pioneer Award. Abdi Nazemian’s...

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Read: OUT Magazine profiles Abdi Nazemian
Aug14

Read: OUT Magazine profiles Abdi Nazemian

OUT Magazine profiled Abdi Nazemian as someone you “Need To Know.” To read their interview with Abdi, click here or read below. For Abdi Nazemian, being included in the Debut LGBT Fiction category at the 27th Annual Lambda Literary Awards, held at Cooper Union earlier this month, was reason enough to jet across the country. But, surprising himself the literary newcomer took home the Lammy for The Walk-In Closet, a novel...

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Watch: Huffington Post Live interviews Abdi Nazemian
Jun05

Watch: Huffington Post Live interviews Abdi Nazemian

Last week, I had my first live interview, with Ahmed Shihab-Eldin at Huffington Post Live. I was wildly nervous about it, but when my time was up, I didn’t want the conversation to end. I haven’t watched it since I can’t deal with seeing myself on film, but I remember a spirited discussion, and a lovely surprise appearance by Busy Philipps. Check it out here!...

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