Join us in celebrating the best LGBTQ books of 2020
For 32 years, the Lambda Literary Awards have identified and honored the best lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender books.
For a community that often finds ourselves the targets of legislative and actual violence, we also need and deserve pleasure, joy, and celebration, which is what the Lammys has endeavored to provide for more than 30 years.
Be a part of this incredible tradition. Submit your books today.
Due to COVID-19, we have implemented an entirely digital submission process using Submittable. Please do not send physical copies of your books.
Given the significant increase in the volume of LGBTQ books for younger readers, we have split the LGBTQ Children’s/YA category into two categories: LGBTQ Children’s/Middle Grade and LGBTQ Young Adult.
We have expanded the mystery category to include bi, trans, and queer books by creating a single LGBTQ Mystery category as opposed to separate lesbian and gay mystery categories.