The Publishing Triangle, the association of lesbian and gay men in publishing, have announced the finalists for their annual literary awards. Congratulations to all the nominees.

This year’s Triangle Awards ceremony will be held on April 24, 2014, at the Auditorium of the New School (66 West 12th Street in New York City) at 7 p.m. The ceremony is free and open to the public, with a reception to follow. The Bill Whitehead Award for lifetime achievement will be bestowed to playwright María Irene Fornés during the ceremony. For more details click here.


Finalists for the Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction

  • Henry Darger: Throwaway Boy, by Jim Elledge (Overlook)
  • Oye Loca: From the Mariel Boat Lift to Gay Cuban Miami, by Susana Peña (University of Minnesota Press)
  • Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous Gender Creative Son, by Lori Duron (Broadway Books/Crown)
  • White Girls, by Hilton Als (McSweeney’s)                 

Finalists for the Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction

  • Excluded: Making Feminist and Queer Movements More Inclusive, by Julia Serano (Seal Press)
  • Growing Up Golem, by Donna Minkowitz (Magnus Books/Riverdale Avenue Books)
  • Passionate Commitments: The Lives of Anna Rochester and Grace Hutchins, by Julia M. Allen (SUNY Press)
  • Stuck in the Middle with You: A Memoir of Parenting in Three Genders, by Jennifer Finney Boylan (Crown)

Finalists for the Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry

  • Butch Geography, by Stacey Waite (Tupelo Press)
  • Enchantée, by Angie Estes (Oberlin College Press)
  • She Has a Name, by Kamilah Aisha Moon (Four Way Books)
  • Swoop, by Hailey Leithauser (Graywolf Press)

Finalists for the Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry

  • All the Heat We Could Carry, by Charlie Bondhus (Main Street Rag)
  • Sacrilegion, by L. Lamar Wilson (Carolina Wren Press)
  • The Talking Day, by Michael Klein (Sibling Rivalry Press)
  • Unpeopled Eden, by Rigoberto González (Four Way Books)

Finalists for the Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction

  • All This Talk of Love, by Christopher Castellani (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill)
  • If You Could Be Mine, by Sara Farizan (Algonquin Young Readers)
  • Local Souls, by Allan Gurganus (Liveright/W.W. Norton)
  • The Two Hotel Francforts, by David Leavitt (Bloomsbury USA)
  • Where You Can Find Me, by Sheri Joseph (Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press)

Finalists for the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction

  • An Honest Ghost, by Rick Whitaker (Jaded Ibis Press)
  • How to Shake the Other Man, by Derek Palacio (Nouvella)
  • If You Could Be Mine, by Sara Farizan (Algonquin Young Readers)
  • Letters Never Sent, by Sandra Moran (Bedazzled Ink)

The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on April 24, 2014

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