30th Annual Lambda Literary Award Winners Announced

On Monday, June 4th, Lambda Literary announced the winners of the 30th Annual Lambda Literary Awards (the "Lammys"). Comedian Kate Clinton hosted the ceremony at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts in New York City.

Roxane Gay and Edmund White were honored with Lambda's Trustee and Visionary Awards, respectively. Other winners of the night included Carmen Maria Machado, John Rechy, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Barbara Browning, and Bogi Takács.

The full list of winners is as follows:

 

Lesbian Fiction

Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado, Graywolf Press

 

Gay Fiction

After the Blue Hour, John Rechy, Grove Press

 

Bisexual Fiction

The Gift, Barbara Browning, Coffee House Press 

 

Bisexual Nonfiction

Hunger, Roxane Gay, HarperCollins 

 

Transgender Fiction

Transcendent 2: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction, Bogi Takács (ed), Lethe Press

 

LGBTQ Nonfiction

How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Haymarket Books 

 

Transgender Nonfiction

Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity, C. Riley Snorton, University of Minnesota Press

 

Lesbian Poetry

Rock | Salt | Stone, Rosamond S. King, Nightboat Books

 

Gay Poetry

While Standing in Line for Death, CA Conrad, Wave Books

 

Transgender Poetry

recombinant, Ching-In Chen, Kelsey Street Press

 

Lesbian Mystery

Huntress, A.E. Radley, Heartsome Publishing

 

Gay Mystery

Night Drop, Marshall Thornton, Kenmore Books

 

Lesbian Memoir/Biography

The Fact of a Body, Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, Flatiron Books

 

Gay Memoir/Biography

Lives of Great Men: Living and Loving as an African Gay Man, Chike Frankie Edozien, Team Angelica Publishing

 

Lesbian Romance

Tailor-Made, Yolanda Wallace, Bold Strokes Books

 

Gay Romance

Love and Other Hot Beverages, Laurie Loft, Riptide Publishing

 

LGBTQ Erotica

His Seed, Steve Berman, Unzipped Books

 

LGBTQ Anthology

¡Cuéntamelo! Oral Histories by LGBT Latino Immigrants, Juliana Delgado Lopera, Aunt Lute Books

 

LGBTQ Children's/Young Adult

Like Water, Rebecca Podos, Balzer + Bray

 

LGBTQ Drama

The Gulf, Audrey Cefaly, Samuel French

 

LGBTQ Graphic Novels

My Favorite Thing is Monsters, Emil Ferris, Fantagraphics Books

 

LGBTQ SF/F/Horror

Autonomous, Annalee Newitz, Tor Books

 

LGBTQ Studies

Punishing Disease: HIV and the Criminalization of Sickness, Trevor Hoppe, University of California Press

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