Lambda Award Nominations

The Lambda Literary Foundation has announced the finalists for this year’s Lambda Awards, given out for writing which celebrates achievement in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. The winners will be announced on June 2 in New York. Categories with nominees of genre interest are listed below.

Bisexual Fiction

  • Corona, by Bushra Rehman
  • Hild: A Novel, Edited by Nicola Griffith
  • In His Secret Life, by Mel Bossa
  • My Education, by Susan Choi
  • The Two Hotel Francforts: A Novel, by David Leavitt

LGBT Anthology

  • An Archive of Hope: Harvey Milk’s Speeches and Writings, by Harvey Milk, edited by Jason Edward Black, Charles E. Morris
  • The Feminist Porn Book, edited by Tristan Taormino, Constance Penley, Celine Parrenas Shimizu & Mireille Miller-Young
  • Flicker and Spark: A Contemporary Queer Anthology of Spoken Word and Poetry, edited by Brittany Fonte and Regie Cabico
  • Ghosts in Gaslight. Monsters in Steam. Gay City: Volume 5, edited by Evan J Peterson & Vincent Kovar
  • Queer Africa: New and Collected Fiction, edited by
  • Queer in Aztlan: Chicano Male Recollections of Consciousness and Coming Out, edited by Karen Martin and Makhosazana Xaba
  • This Assignment Is So Gay: LGBTIQ Poets on the Art of Teaching, edited by Megan Volpert
  • Troubling the Line: Trans and Genderqueer Poetry and Poetics, edited by T.C. Tolbert and Tim Trace Peterson
  • What I LOVE about being QUEER, edited by Vivek Shraya
  • Who’s Yer Daddy?: Gay Writers Celebrate Their Mentors and Forerunners, edited by Jim Elledge and David Groff

LGBT Graphic Novel

  • Artifice, by Alex Woolfson, illustrated by Winona Nelson
  • Calling Dr. Laura: A Graphic Memoir, by Nicole J. Georges
  • Duck! Second Chances, by Tana Ford
  • The Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story, by Vivek J. Tiwary, Andrew C. Robinson, Kyle Baker, Steve Dutro

LGBT Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror

  • Collaborators, by Deborah Wheeler
  • Death by Silver, by Melissa Scott & Amy Griswold
  • Deprivation; or, Benedetto furioso: an oneiromancy, by Alex Jeffers
  • Dragon Slayer, by Isabella Carter
  • Dust Devil on a Quiet Street, by Richard Bowes
  • Hell’s Belle, by Marie Castle
  • Invisible Soft Return :\, by Roberta Degnore
  • Light, by Nathan Burgoryne
  • Like Light for Flies, by Lee Thomas
  • The Stars Change, by Mary Anne Mohanraj

LGBT Children’s/Young Adult

  • Better Nate Than Ever, by Tim Federle
  • Boy In Box, by Christopher R. Michael
  • Girls I’ve Run Away With, by Rhiannon Argo
  • If You Could Be Mine, by Sara Farizan
  • Openly Straight, by Bill Konigsberg
  • Rapture Practice, by Aaron Hartzler
  • Secret City, by Julia Watts
  • The Secret Ingredient, by Stewart Lewis
  • The Summer Prince, by Alaya Dawn Johnson
  • Two Boys Kissing, by David Levithan
  • What Makes a Baby, by Molly Beth Griffin

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Lambda Winners

The Lambda Award winners of LGBTQ fiction, were announced in New York on June 3. The following three categories had winners of genre interest.

  • LGBT Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror: Green Thumb, by Tom Cardamone
  • LGBT Anthology: No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics, Edited by Justin Hall
  • LGBT Children’s/Young Adult: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, by Benjamin Alire Saenz

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Lambda Award Nominations

The Lambda Literary Foundation has announced the finalists for this year’s Lambda Awards, given out for writing which celebrates achievement in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender. The winners will be announced on June 3 in New York. Categories with nominees of genre interest are listed below.

Transgender Fiction

  • Being Emily, by Rachel Gold
  • The Collection: Short Fiction From The Transgender Vanguard, Edited by Tom Léger and Riley MacLeod
  • Dialectic of the Flesh, by Roz Kaveney
  • First Spring Grass Fire, by Rae Spoon
  • Offspring, by Michael Quadland

LGBT Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror

  • Beyond Binary: Genderqueer and Sexually Fluid Speculative Fiction, by Brit Mandelo
  • Chocolatiers of the High Winds: A Gay Steampunk Romance, by H.B. Kurtzwilde
  • Green Thumb, by Tom Cardamone
  • Heiresses of Russ 2012: the Year’s Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction, by Connie Wilkins and Steve Berman
  • In the Now, by Kelly Sinclair
  • Night Shadows: Queer Horror, edited by Greg Herren and J.M. Redmann
  • The Survivors, by Sean Eads

LGBT Anthology

  • For Colored Boys, by Keith Boykin
  • Here Come the Brides!: Reflections on Lesbian Love and Marriage, Edited by Audrey Bilger & Michele Kort
  • No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics, Edited by Justin Hall
  • Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots? Flaming Challenges to Masculinity, Objectification, and the Desire to Conform, Edited by Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

LGBT Children’s/Young Adult

  • Adaptation, by Malinda Lo
  • The Adventure of Tulip, Birthday Wish Fairy, by S. Bear Bergman and Suzy Malik
  • Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, by Benjamin Alire Saenz
  • Ask the Passengers, by A.S. King
  • Beautiful Music for Ugly Children, by Kirstin Cronn-Mills
  • Every Day, by David Levithan
  • Kiss the Morning Star, by Elissa Janine Hoole
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post, by emily M. danforth
  • Personal Effects, by E.M. Kokie
  • Silhouette of a Sparrow, by Molly Beth Griffin

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Lambda Award Winner

The winners of the Lambda Awards, given for GBLT literature, were announced in New York on June 4. Awards were presented in twenty-four categories, including LGBT SF/Fantasy/Horror, which was won by The German, by Lee Thomas.

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Lambda Award Nominees

The Lambda Award nominations, given for GLBT works, have been announced. Categories with nominees of genre interest are listed here. The winners will be announced on May 26 in New York.

GLBT SF/Fantasy/Horror

  • Diana Comet and Other Improbable Stories, by Sandra McDonald
  • Disturbed by Her Song, by Tanith Lee
  • Flowers of Edo, by Nene Adams
  • Wilde Stories 2010: The Year’s Best Gay Speculative Fiction, edited by Steve Berman
  • Wolfsbane Winter, by Jane Fletcher

Transgender Fiction

  • Glamazonia: The Uncanny Super Tranny, by Justin Hall with Diego Gomez, Fred Noland & Jon Macy
  • Holding Still for As Long As Possible, by Zoe Whittall
  • Jumpstart the World, by Catherine Ryan Hyde

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