Complete List of Lammy Award Recipients

31st Annual Lambda Literary Award Winners

Lesbian Fiction

The Tiger Flu, Larissa Lai, Arsenal Pulp Press

Gay Fiction

Jonny Appleseed, Joshua Whitehead, Arsenal Pulp Press

Bisexual Fiction

Disoriental, Négar Djavadi, Translated by Tina Kover, Europa Editions

Bisexual Nonfiction

Out of Step: A Memoir, Anthony Moll, Mad Creek Books / The Ohio State University Press

Transgender Fiction

Little Fish, Casey Plett, Arsenal Pulp Press

LGBTQ Nonfiction

Looking for Lorraine: The Radiant and Radical Life of Lorraine Hansberry, Imani Perry, Beacon Press

Transgender Nonfiction

Histories of the Transgender Child, Julian Gill-Peterson, University of Minnesota Press

Lesbian Poetry

Each Tree Could Hold a Noose or a House, Ru Puro, New Issues Poetry & Prose

Gay Poetry

Indecency, Justin Phillip Reed, Coffee House Press

Bisexual Poetry

We Play a Game, Duy Doan, Yale University Press

Transgender Poetry

lo terciario / the tertiaryRaquel Salas RiveraTimeless, Infinite Light

Lesbian Mystery

A Study in Honor: A Novel, Claire O’Dell, HarperCollins / HarperVoyager

Gay Mystery

Late Fees: A Pinx Video Mystery, Marshall Thornton, Kenmore Books

Lesbian Memoir/Biography

Chronology, Zahra Patterson, Ugly Duckling Presse

Gay Memoir/Biography

No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in AmericaDarnell L. Moore, Bold Type Books

Lesbian Romance

Beowulf For Cretins: A Love Story, Ann McMan, Bywater Books

Gay Romance

Crashing Upwards, S.C. Wynne, self-published

LGBTQ Erotica

Miles & Honesty in SCFSX!, Blue Delliquanti & Kazimir Lee, self-published

LGBTQ Anthology

As You Like It: The Gerald Kraak Anthology Volume II, The Other Foundation, Jacana Media

LGBTQ Children’s/Young Adult

Hurricane Child, Kacen Callender, Scholastic / Scholastic Press

LGBTQ Drama

Draw the Circle, Mashuq Mushtaq Deen, Dramatists Play Service

LGBTQ Graphic Novels

The Lie and How We Told It, Tommi Parrish, Fantagraphics Books

LGBTQ SF/F/Horror

The Breath of the Sun, Isaac R. Fellman, Aqueduct

LGBTQ Studies

Toxic Silence: Race, Black Gender Identity, and Addressing the Violence Against Black Transgender Women in Houston, William T. Hoston, Peter Lang International Academic Publishers

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The Visionary Award (formerly the Pioneer Award)

  • 2019- Masha Gessen
  • 2018- Edmund White
  • 2017- Jacqueline Woodson
  • 2016 – Eileen Myles
  • 2015- Rita Mae Brown
  • 2014 – Kate Bornstein
  • 2013 – Cherrie Moraga
  • 2012 – Armistead Maupin and Kate Millett
  • 2011 – Edward Albee and Val McDermid
  • 2010 – Kate Clinton and Larry Kramer
  • 2009 – Leslie Feinberg and The Violet Quill (featuring Andrew Holleran, Felice Picano & Edmund White)
  • 2008 – Ann Bannon, Malcolm Boyd, and Mark Thompson
  • 2007 – Martin Duberman and Marijane Meaker
  • 2004 – Samuel R. Delany and Blanche Wiesen Cook
  • 2003 – Amazon Bookstore Cooperative
  • 2002 – Barbara Grier, Naiad Press
  • 2001 – Astraea Foundation
  • 1998 – Katherine V. Forrest
  • 1997 – Ron Hanby, Bookazine
  • 1996 – Helaine Harris, Daedalus Books
  • 1995 – L. Page “Deacon” Maccubbin, Lambda Rising

Judith A. Markowitz Award for Emerging LGBTQ Writers

  • 2019- Robert Fieseler & Hannah Ensor
  • 2018- Jeanne Thornton & Mecca Jamilah Sullivan
  • 2017- H Melt & Victor Yates
  • 2016 – JP Howard & Bryan Borland

Dr. Betty Berzon Emerging Writer Award Recipients

  • 2015 – Anne Balay and Daisy Hernandez
  • 2014 – Imogen Binnie and Charles Rice-Gonzalez
  • 2013 – Carter Sickels and Sassafras Lowrey

Jeanne Córdova Award for Lesbian/Queer Nonfiction

  • 2019- Karen Tongson
  • 2018- Melissa Febos

Trustee Award

  • 2019- Alexander Chee
  • 2018- Roxane Gay
  • 2017- Jeanette Winterson
  • 2016 – Hilton Als
  • 2015 – John Waters
  • 2014 – Alison Bechdel
  • 2013 – Augusten Burroughs

Dr. James Duggins Outstanding Mid-Career Novelist Prize

Under auspices of Lambda Literary Foundation:

Under auspices of Saints and Sinners Literary Festival

  • 2010 – Noel Alumit and Lee Lynch
  • 2009 – Michael Lowenthal and Elana Dykewomon
  • 2008 – Ronald L. Donaghe and Michelle Tea
  • 2007 – Jim Grimsely and Dorothy Allison

Bridge Builder Award

  • 2013 – John Irving