Victoria A. Brownworth is an award-winning journalist, editor and writer

and the author and editor of nearly 30 books.


She has won the NLGJA and the Society of Professional Journalists

awards, the Lambda Literary Award, the Keystone Award for Best

Reporting, and in 2013 SPJ Award for Enterprise Reporting. Most

recently, her newest novel, Ordinary Mayhem, won the IPPY Award

for fiction and the Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Mystery. 

She has also been nominated for the Scripps-Howard Award,

RFK Award and the Pulitzer Prize.

She is a senior politics reporter and contributing editor for Curve magazine, contributing editor for Lambda Literary Review and a columnist for San Francisco Bay Area Reporter.  She is also a regular contributor to The Advocate, a blogger for Hufffngton Post and A Room of Her Own,


She has been a columnist for the Philadelphia Daily News, Baltimore Sun, SPIN magazine and The Independent Voice.  Her reporting and commentary have appeared in the New York Times, Village Voice, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Philadelphia Inquirer, The Nation, Ms Magazine, Diva and Slate. 

Her book, Coming Out of Cancer: Writings from the Lesbian Cancer Epidemic won the Lambda Literary Award, From Where We Sit: Black Writers Write Black Youth won the 2012 Moonbeam Award for cultural & historical fiction.


Her upcoming books, Erasure: Silencing Lesbians and her next novel, Sleep So Deep, will be published in 2018. 

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