Submit Books

The online submission process for the 2019 Lambda Literary Awards is now closed.

All books must be submitted by December 1, 2018.


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.

  • Single Title Submission Form
  • Multiple Title Submission Form 
    • Download and fill out the multiple submission spreadsheet before uploading into Multiple Title Submission Form.

3. Submit payment.

  • Cost: $50 per book. Publishers submitting 11 or more books pay $45 per book.
  • Pay online (preferred)
  • Or send payment by check (note our new address below). 

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

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

Deadline: December 1, 2018

  • All books must be submitted by December 1, 2018.
  • Books must be sent and postmarked no later than December 1, 2018.
  • If you were unable to upload your title’s PDF on the submission form, please email: [email protected] by December 1.
  • If the book you are nominating is published between December 1 and December 31, 2018, you must request an extension at [email protected] before the December 1 deadline.