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In Conversation with Author and Alumnus Victor Yates

Graduate Writing alumnus Victor Yates' ('14 MFA) debut novel, A Love Like Blood recently received the Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Debut Fiction. An author and educator, here Yates describes how he first got into writing and some of the challenges along the way.  

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Alumnus Victor Yates Wins Lambda Award for Debut LGBT Fiction

Graduate Writing alumnus Victor Yates' ('14 MFA) debut novel has received the Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Debut Fiction. The Lambda Literary Awards identify and celebrate the best lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender books of the year and affirm that LGBTQ stories are part of the literature of the world, a full list of winners may be found