Lambda Literary Awards 2018

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 2018 Winners are below

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Her Body and Other Parties: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977887
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2017

Winner, Lesbian Fiction


After the Blue Hour Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780802125897
Availability: Available to ship immediately
Published: Grove Press - February 7th, 2017

Winner, Gay Fiction


The Gift (Emily Books) Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781566894685
Availability: Available to ship immediately
Published: Coffee House Press - May 9th, 2017

Winner, Bisexual Fiction


Transcendent 2: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781590216620
Availability: Available to ship immediately
Published: Lethe Press - October 1st, 2017

Winner, Transgender Fiction


How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781608468553
Availability: Available to ship immediately
Published: Haymarket Books - December 5th, 2017

Winner, LGBTQ Nonfiction


Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body Cover Image
$25.99
ISBN: 9780062362599
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Harper - June 13th, 2017

Winner, Bisexual Nonfiction


Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781517901738
Availability: Available to ship immediately
Published: Univ Of Minnesota Press - December 5th, 2017

Winner, Transgender Nonfiction


Rocksaltstone Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781937658618
Availability: Available to ship immediately
Published: Nightboat Books - March 7th, 2017

Winner, Lesbian Poetry


While Standing in Line for Death Cover Image
$22.00
ISBN: 9781940696553
Availability: Available to ship immediately
Published: Wave Books - September 5th, 2017

Winner, Gay Poetry


Recombinant Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780932716866
Availability: Backordered
Published: Kelsey Street Press - March 1st, 2017

Winner, Transgender Poetry


Like Water Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062373373
Availability: Available to ship immediately
Published: Balzer + Bray - October 17th, 2017

Winner, Children's/Young Adult Work


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My Favorite Thing Is Monsters Cover Image
By Emil Ferris, Emil Ferris (Artist)
$39.99
ISBN: 9781606999592
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Fantagraphics Books - February 14th, 2017

Winner, Graphic Novel