Victoria A. Brownworth

Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist and the first out lesbian to have a column in a daily newspaper

Victoria A. Brownworth is a Pulitzer Prize-nominated journalist. The first out lesbian to have a column in a daily newspaper, she has won the Society of Professional Journalism Award, the NLGJA Award, Lambda Literary Award and many others. Her work has appeared in <em>The New York Times</em>, <em>The Philadelphia Inquirer</em>, <em>The Baltimore Sun</em> and <em>The Nation</em>, among other national publications. She is a contributing editor and columnist for <em>Curve</em> magazine and <em>Lambda Literary Review</em>, as well as a frequent contributor to the <em>Advocate</em> and SheWired. She is the author of more than 20 books. Her most recent book is From Where We Sit: Black Writers Write Black Youth for which she won the 2012 Moonbeam Award for Cultural/Historical Fiction. Her novella, Ordinary Mayhem, was awarded Honorable Mention in Best Horror 2012. She is an advocate against sex-trafficking and for LGBT issues.