28th Annual Lambda Literary Award Finalists and Winners

Lesbian Fiction



Gay Fiction



Bisexual Literature (TIE)



Transgender Fiction



LGBT Debut Fiction



LGBT Nonfiction



Transgender Nonfiction



Lesbian Poetry



Gay Poetry (TIE)



Transgender Poetry



Lesbian Mystery (TIE)



Gay Mystery



Lesbian Memoir/Biography



Gay Memoir/Biography



Lesbian Romance



Gay Romance



Lesbian Erotica



Gay Erotica



LGBT Anthology (TIE)



LGBT Children’s/Young Adult



LGBT Drama


  • Bright Half Life, Tanya Barfield, Dramatists Play Service (Winner)
  • Fun Home, Music by Jeanine Tesori, Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron, Based on the Graphic Novel by Alison Bechdel, Samuel French
  • Hir, Taylor Mac, Northwestern University Press
  • Love Alone, Deborah Salem Smith, Dramatists Play Service
  • The Mystery of Love and Sex, Bathsheba Doran, Samuel French


LGBT Graphic Novels



LGBT SF/F/Horror



LGBT Studies