Lambda Literary Awards 2017

The Lambda Literary Awards celebrate works that explore LGBT themes. Categories include Humor, Romance and Biography. The Lambda Literary Foundation states that its mission is "to celebrate LGBT literature and provide resources for writers, readers, booksellers, publishers, and librarians—the whole literary community." The awards were instituted in 1988.

Selected 2017 Winners are below

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Here Comes the Sun Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781631491764
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Published: Liveright Publishing Corporation - July 5th, 2016

Winner, Lesbian Fiction


The Angel of History Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780802125767
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Published: Atlantic Monthly Press - October 4th, 2016

Winner, Gay Fiction


Marrow Island Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9780544373419
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Houghton Mifflin - June 7th, 2016

Winner, Bisexual Fiction


How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780307700636
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Published: Knopf Publishing Group - November 29th, 2016

Winner, LGBT Nonfiction


Black Dove: Mama, Mi'jo, and Me Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781558619234
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Published: Feminist Press - May 10th, 2016

Winner, Bisexual Nonfiction


Life Beyond My Body: A Transgender Journey to Manhood in China Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780986084485
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Published: Transgress Press - November 14th, 2016

Winner, Transgender Nonfiction


Play Dead Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781938584251
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Published: Alice James Books - April 12th, 2016

Tie, Lesbian Poetry


The Complete Works of Pat Parker Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781938334221
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Published: Midsummer Nights Press - October 15th, 2016

Tie, Lesbian Poetry


Thief in the Interior Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781938584176
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Published: Alice James Books - January 12th, 2016

Winner, Gay Poetry


Reacquainted with Life Cover Image
By Kokumo
$9.95
ISBN: 9781627290166
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Published: Topside Heliotrope - September 22nd, 2016

Winner, Transgender Poetry


Pathogen Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781626398337
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Published: Bold Strokes Books - December 13th, 2016

Winner, Lesbian Mystery


Speakers of the Dead: A Walt Whitman Mystery Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143128717
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Published: Plume Books - March 1st, 2016

Winner, Gay Mystery


When We Rise: My Life in the Movement Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780316315432
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Published: Hachette Books - November 29th, 2016

Winner, Gay Memoir/Biography


The Scorpion's Empress Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781625263803
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Published: Solstice Publishing - May 31st, 2016

Winner, Lesbian Romance


Into the Blue Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781941530849
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Published: Interlude Press - May 25th, 2016

Winner, Gay Romance


Girl Mans Up Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062404176
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: HarperCollins - September 6th, 2016

Winner, LGBT Kids'/Young Adult


Wuvable Oaf: Blood & Metal Cover Image
By Ed Luce
$19.99
ISBN: 9781606999721
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Published: Fantagraphics Books - December 6th, 2016

Winner, LGBT Graphic Novels


The Devourers Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781101967515
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Published: Del Rey Books - July 12th, 2016

Winner, LGBT Science Fiction, Fantasy, & Horror