Past Winners & Finalists

14th Annual Lambda Literary Awards

Anthologies/Fiction Diva Book of Short Stories edited by Helen Sandler (Millivres) Reading the Landscape: Horror edited by Nicola Griffith and Stephen Pagel (Overlook) Love Shook My Heart 2 edited by Jess Wells (Alyson) Rebel Yell: Stories by Contemporary Southern Gay Authors edited by Jay Quinn (Harrington Park) Take Out: Queer Writing from Asian Pacific America… read more

13th Annual Lambda Literary Awards

Anthologies/Fiction Men on Men 2000 edited by David Bergman and Karl Woelz (Plume) Queer Fear edited by Michael Rowe (Arsenal) Circa 2000: Lesbian Fiction at the Millenium edited by Robert Drake and Terry Wolverton (Alyson) Same Sex Love in India edited by Ruth Vanita and Saleem Kidwai (St. Martin’s) Kosher Meat edited by Lawrence Schimel… read more

12th Annual Lambda Literary Awards

Anthologies/Fiction Vintage Book of International Lesbian Fiction edited by Naomi Holoch, Joan Nestle, and Nancy Holden (Vintage) Besame Mucho: New Gay Latino Fiction edited by Jaime Manrique and Jesse Dorris Hers 3 edited by Robert Drake and Terry Wolverton His 3 edited by Robert Drake and Terry Wolverton Mammoth Book of Lesbian Short Stories edited… read more

11th Annual Lambda Literary Awards

Anthologies/Fiction Columbia Anthology of Gay Literature edited by Byrne R.S. Fone (Columbia University) Mammoth Book of Gay Erotica edited by Lawrence Schimel (Carroll & Graf) Men on Men 7 edited by Joel Tan (Penguin/Plume) Queer PAPI Porn by Joel Tan (Cleis) To Be Continued edited by Michele Karlsberg and Karen X. Tulchinsky (Firebrand) Anthologies/Non-Fiction Mom:… read more

10th Annual Lambda Literary Awards

Anthologies/Fiction His(2) edited by Robert Drake with Terry Wolverton (Faber & Faber) Best American Gay Fiction 2 edited by Brian Bouldrey (Little, Brown) Best Lesbian Erotica 1997 edited by Tristan Taormino (Cleis) Jo’s Girls: Tomboy Tales of High Adventure, True Grit, and Real Life edited by Christian McEwen (Beacon) The Mammoth Book of Gay Short… read more

9th Annual Lambda Literary Awards

Anthologies/Fiction Women on Women 3 edited by Joan Nestle & Naomi Holoch (Plume) Go the Way Your Blood Beats edited by Shawn Stewart Ruff (Owl) Men on Men 6 edited by David Bergman (Plume) Night Bites edited by Victoria Brownworth (Seal) Shade edited by Bruce Morrow & Charles H. Rowell (Avon) Anthologies/Nonfiction Taking Liberties edited… read more

8th Annual Lambda Literary Awards

Anthologies/Fiction Tasting Life Twice edited by E.J. Levy (Avon) Afrekete edited by Catherine McKinley & L. Joyce Delaney (Anchor) New Fuck You edited by Eileen Myles and Liz Kotz (Semiotext(e)) Forbidden Passages by Pat Califia and Janine Fuller (Cleis) His by Robert Drake (Faber and Faber) Anthologies/Nonfiction Gay and Lesbian Literary Heritage edited by Claude… read more

7th Annual Lambda Literary Awards

Anthologies/Fiction Chloe Plus Olivia edited by Lillian Faderman (Viking) Men on Men 5 edited by David Bergman (Plume) High Risk 2 edited by Ira Silverberg and Amy Scholder (Plume) The Very Inside edited by Sharon Lim-Hing (Sister Vision) Lavender Mansions edited by Irene Zahava (Westview) Anthologies/Nonfiction Sister and Brother edited by Joan Nestle and John… read more

6th Annual Lambda Literary Awards

Anthologies Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader by Henry Abelove, Michele Aina Barale and David Halperin (Routledge) Growing Up Gay edited by Bennett L. Singer (New) Lesbian Culture by Julia Penelope and Susan Wolfe (Crossing) Sisters, Sexperts, and Queers by Arlene Stein (Plume) Eyes of Desire by Raymond Luczak (Alyson) Children’s/Young Adult Literature The Cat Came… read more

5th Annual Lambda Literary Awards

Children’s/Young Adult Literature When Heroes Die by Penny Raife Durant (Atheneum) The Daddy Machine by Johnny Valentine, illustrated by Lynette Schmidt (Alyson Wonderland) A Boy’s Best Friend by Joan Alden, illustrated by Catherine Hopkins (Alyson Wonderland) Drowning of Stephan Jones by Bette Greene (Bantam) Day They Put a Tax on Rainbows by Johnny Valentine, illustrated… read more