Past Winners & Finalists

23rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards


These Finalists represent books published in 2010. BISEXUAL — Fiction Fall Asleep Forgetting, by Georgeann Packard  The Permanent Press If You Follow Me, by Malena Watrous  Harper Perennial [Review] Krakow Melt, by Daniel Allen Cox  Arsenal Pulp Press [Review] The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet by Myrlin A. Hermes   Harper Perennial [Review] Pride/Prejudice: A… read more

22nd Annual Lambda Literary Awards


These Finalists represent books published in 2009. LGBT Anthology Portland Queer: Tales of the Rose City, edited by Ariel Gore (Lit Star Press) Gay American Autobiography: Writings from Whitman to Sedaris, edited by David Bergman (University of Wisconsin Press) Moral Panics, Sex Panics: Fear and the Fight Over Sexual Rights, edited by Gilbert Herdt (NYU… read more

21st Annual Lambda Literary Awards


LGBT Anthologies | LGBT Childrens/Young Adult | LGBT Drama | LGBT Nonfiction LGBT Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror | LGBT Studies | Bisexual | Transgender | Lesbian Debut Fiction | Gay Debut Fiction | Lesbian Erotica | Gay Erotica | Lesbian Fiction | Gay Fiction | Lesbian Memoir/Biography | Men’s Memoir/Biography | Lesbian Mystery | Gay Mystery | Lesbian… read more

1st Annual Lambda Literary Awards


AIDS WINNER: Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir by Paul Monette (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich) The Quilt by Cindy Ruskin, Matt Herron and Deborah Zemke (Pocket Books) AIDS: The Women edited by Ines Rieder and Patricia Ruppelt (Cleis Press) Ground Zero by Andrew Holleran (William Morrow) Mortal Embrace: Living with AIDS by Emmanuel Dreuilhe (Hill & Wang)… read more

20th Annual Lambda Literary Awards


LGBT Anthology | LGBT Childrens/Young Adult | LGBT Drama | LGBT Nonfiction LGBT Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror | LGBT Studies | Bisexual | Transgender | Lesbian Debut Fiction | Gay Debut Fiction | Lesbian Erotica | Gay Erotica | Lesbian Fiction | Gay Fiction | Lesbian Memoir/Biography | Men’s Memoir/Biography | Lesbian Mystery | Gay Mystery | Lesbian… read more

19th Annual Lambda Literary Awards


LGBT Anthology | LGBT Childrens/Young Adult | LGBT Drama | LGBT Nonfiction LGBT Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror | LGBT Studies | Bisexual | Transgender | Lesbian Debut Fiction | Gay Debut Fiction | Lesbian Erotica | Gay Erotica | Lesbian Fiction | Gay Fiction | Lesbian Memoir/Biography | Men’s Memoir/Biography | Lesbian Mystery | Gay Mystery | Lesbian… read more

17th Annual Lambda Literary Awards


ANTHOLOGIES/FICTION Fresh Men: New Voices in Gay Fiction edited by Donald Weise (Carroll & Graf) Best Lesbian Love Stories 2004 edited by Angela Brown (Alyson) Pills, Thrills, Chills, and Heartache: Adventures in the First Person edited by Clint Catalyst and Michelle Tea (Alyson) Serendipity: The Gay Times Book of New Stories edited by Peter Burton… read more

18th Annual Lambda Literary Awards


Anthologies Freedom in this Village: 25 Years of Black, Gay Men’s Writing edited by E. Lynn Harris (Carroll & Graf) Red Light: Superheroes, Saints, & Sluts edited by Anna Camilleri (Arsenal Pulp) Lesbian Pulp Fiction edited by Katherine Forrest (Cleis) Everything I Have is Blue: Short Fiction by Working-Class Men edited by Wendell Ricketts (Suspect… read more

16th Annual Lambda Literary Awards


Anthologies/Fiction Pulp Friction edited by Michael Bronski (St. Martin’s) All I Want for Christmas by Jon Jeffrey, Chris, Kenry, William J. Mann, and Ben Tyler (Kenisington) Best Lesbian Love Stories 2003 edited by Angela Brown (Alyson) M2M edited by Karl Woelz (AttaGirl) Telling Moments edited by Lydia Hall (University of Wisconsin) Anthologies/Nonfiction Queer Crips edited… read more

15th Annual Lambda Literary Awards


Anthologies/Fiction Black Like Us edited by Devon Carbado, Dwight McBride and Done Weise (Cleis) Bend Sinister – The Gay Times Book of Disturbing Stories edited by Peter Burton (GMP) Queer Fear II edited by Michael Rowe (Arsenal Pulp) Rebel Yell 2 edited by Jay Quinn (Southern Tier/Harrington Park) Summer Share by Chris Kenry, William J…. read more