Submit Books


All books must be submitted in electronic and hard copy form by November 15, 2019.

1. Read through the guidelines and categories before submitting.

  • The person who fills out the submission form (author, publisher, publicist, etc.) is entirely responsible for entering the book into the proper category.

2. Complete the submission form to submit your book. If available, have the PDF of your book(s) ready to upload.

3. Submit payment.

  • Cost: $55 per book. Publishers submitting 11 or more books pay $45 per book.
  • Pay online (preferred).
  • Or send payment by check. 

4. Send 3 hard copies of the book to Lambda Literary.

Lambda Literary
811 W. 7th St, 12th floor
Los Angeles, CA 90017

Deadline: November 15, 2019

  • Books must be sent and postmarked no later than November 15, 2019.
  • If you were unable to upload your title’s PDF on the submission form, please email: [email protected] by November 15.
  • If the book you are nominating is published between November 15 and December 31, 2019, you must request an extension at [email protected] before the November 15 deadline.