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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