November 22, 2014

2nd Annual Lambda Literary Awards

Posted on 13. Jul, 1990 by in Past Winners & Finalists

AIDS

  • WINNER: Reports from the Holocaust by Larry Kramer (St. Martin’s Press)
  • AIDS and Its Metaphors by Susan Sontag (Ferrar Straus & Giroux)
  • Epitaphs for the Living edited by Billy Howard (SMU Press)
  • In Memory of Angel Clare by Christopher Bram (Donald I. Fine)
  • Personal Dispatches edited by John Preston (St. Martin’s Press)

EDITOR’S CHOICE

  • WINNER: Lifting Belly Gertrude Stein, edited by Rebecca Mark (Naiad Press)

GAY MEN’S ANTHOLOGIES

  • WINNER: Hidden from History, edited by Martin B. Duberman et. al. (New American Library)
  • Collected Plays of Charles Ludlam by Charles Ludlam (Harper & Row)
  • Finale: Stories of Mystery edited by Michael Nava (Alyson Publications)
  • Personal Dispatches edited by John Preston (St. Martin’s Press)
  • Twice Blessed edited by Christie Balka & Andy Rose (Beacon)

GAY MEN’S DEBUT FICTION

  • WINNER: The Irreversible Decline of Eddie Socket by John Weir (Harper & Row)
  • A Visitation of Spirits by Randall Kenan (Grove Press)
  • About Courage by Mickey C. Fleming (Holloway House)
  • Eighty-Sixed by David B. Feinberg (Viking/Penguin)
  • The Buccaneer by M.S. Hunter (Alyson Publications)

GAY MEN’S FICTION

  • WINNER: Eighty-Sixed by David B. Feinberg (Viking/Penguin)
  • Closer by Dennis Cooper (Grove)
  • In Memory of Angel Clare by Christopher Bram (Donald I. Fine)
  • Shy by Kevin Killian (Crossing Press)
  • Sure of You by Armistead Maupin (Harper & Row)

GAY MEN’S MYSTERY

  • WINNER: Simple Suburban Murder by Mark Richard Zubro (St. Martin’s Press)
  • Caravaggio Shawl by Samuel M. Steward (Alyson Publications)
  • Faultlines: Stories of Suspense by Stan Leventhal (Banned Books)
  • Finale edited by Michael Nava (Alyson Publications)
  • Somewhere in the Night by Jeffrey N. McMahan (Alyson Publications)

GAY MEN’S NONFICTION

  • WINNER: In Search of Gay America by Neil Miller (Atlantic Monthly)
  • Accepting Ourselves by Sheppard B. Kominars (Harper & Row)
  • Being Homosexual by Richard A. Isay (Farrar Straus & Giroux)
  • James Baldwin: Artist on Fire by W.J. Weatherby (Donald I. Fine)
  • Memoirs of A Bastard Angel by Harold Norse (William Morrow)

GAY MEN’S SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY

  • WINNER: Somewhere in the Night by Jeffrey N. McMahan (Alyson Publications)
  • Walking Water/After All This by Thom Nickels (Banned Books)
  • Key West 2720 AD by William K. Eakins (Knights Press)
  • Magic’s Pawn by Mercedes Lackey (DAW)
  • Gentle Warriors by Geoff Mains (Knights Press)

HUMOR

  • WINNER: Gay Comics, edited by Robert Triptow (New American Library)
  • Cut-Outs and Cut-Ups by Elizabeth Dean et. Al (New Victoria Publications)
  • Kvetch by T.R. Witomski (Celestial Arts)
  • Lesbian Love Advisor by Celeste West (Cleis Press)
  • Run That Sucker at Six!!! by N. Leigh Dunlap (St. Martin’s Press)

LESBIAN ANTHOLOGY

  • WINNER-Tie: Hidden From History, edited by Martin B. Duberman et. al. (New American Library)
  • WINNER-Tie: Intricate Passions, edited by Tee Corinne (Banned Books)
  • WINNER-Tie: Out the Other Side, edited by C. McEwen & S. O’Sullivan (Crossing Press)
  • Lesbian Bedtime Stories, edited by Terry Woodrow (Tough Dove)
  • Lesbian Love Stories, edited by Irene Zahava (Crossing Press)

LESBIAN DEBUT FICTION

  • WINNER: The Names of the Moons of Mars by Patricia R. Schwartz (New Victoria Publications)
  • Bar Stories: A Novel After All by Nisa Donnelly (St. Martin’s Press)
  • Eye of a Hurricane by Ruthann Robson (Firebrand Books)
  • Rose Penski by Roz Perry (Naiad Press)
  • Voyages Out by Paula Martinac & Carla Tomaso (Seal Press)

LESBIAN FICTION

  • WINNER: The Bar Stories: A Novel After All by Nisa Donnelly (St. Martin’s Press)
  • After the Fire by Jane Rule (Naiad Press)
  • Education of Harriet Hatfield by May Sarton (W.W. Norton)
  • Trespassing and Other Stories by Valerie Miner (Crossing Press)
  • The Big Mama Stories by Shay Youngblood (Firebrand Books)

LESBIAN MYSTERY

  • WINNER: The Beverly Malibu by Katherine V. Forrest (Naiad Press)
  • Dog Collar Murders by Barbara Wilson (Seal Press)
  • Fatal Reunion by Clair McNab (Naiad Press)
  • Hallowed Murder by Ellen Hart (Seal Press)
  • The Contactees Die Young by Antoinette Azolakov (Banned Books)

LESBIAN NONFICTION

  • WINNER: Really Reading Gertrude Stein edited by Judy Grahn (Crossing Press)
  • Twice Blessed edited by Christie Balka & Andy Rose (Beacon)
  • Lesbian Love Advisor by Celeste West (Cleis Press)
  • There’s Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You edited by Loralee MacPike (Naiad Press)
  • Desert Years by Cynthia Rich (spinsters/Aunt Lute)

LESBIAN SCIENCE FICTION/FANTASY

  • WINNER: What Did Miss Darrington See? edited by Jessica A. Salmonson (Feminist Press)
  • Clicking Stones by Nancy Tyler Glenn (Naiad Press)
  • In The Blood by Lauren Wright Douglas (Naiad Press)
  • Memories and Visions edited by Susanna J. Sturgis (Crossing Press)
  • Sue Slate: Private Eye by Lee Lynch (Naiad)

POETRY

  • WINNER: Poets for Life edited by Michael Klein (Crown Publishers)
  • Humid Pitch: Narrative Poetry by Cheryl Clarke (Firebrand Books)
  • Naming the Waves edited by Christian McEwen (Crossing Press)
  • Reader by Robert Gluck (Lapis Press)
  • Time’s Power: Poems 1985-1988 by Adrienne Rich (W.W. Norton)

SMALL PRESS BOOK AWARD

  • WINNER: My Life as a Mole by Larry Mitchell, illustrated by Bill Rice (Calamus Books)
  • Matlovich: The Good Soldier by Mike Hippler (Alyson Publications)
  • Letting in the Night by Joan Lindau (Firebrand Books)
  • Men of Color by Vega Studios (Vega Books)
  • River of Promise by Judy Dahl (LuraMedia)

YOUNG ADULT/CHILDREN’S BOOK AWARD

  • WINNER: Losing Uncle Tim by MaryKate Jordan (Whitman, Albert & Co.)
  • Heather Has Two Mommies by Leslea Newman, Illustrated by Diane Souza (In Other Words Press)
  • Jack by A.M. Homes (Macmillan)
  • Unlived Affections by George Shannon (Harper & Row Juvenile)
  • When Someone You Know Is Gay by Susan and Daniel Cohen (Evans)

PUBLISHER’S SERVICE AWARDS

  • WINNER: Carol Seajay, Feminist Bookstore News

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