The 2016 Lambda Literary Award Winners

Lambda logoLast week in New York City, the Lambda Literary Awards—also known as the Lammys—celebrated excellence in gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender books published in 2016. This was the 29th annual award ceremony for the Lammys, and authors Jacqueline Woodson and Jeanette Winterson were also honored for their lifetime achievements at the event.

Below is a partial list of the award winners. The full list can be found here.

Congratulations to the finalists and the winners!

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Lesbian Fiction - Here Comes the Sun by Nicole Dennis-Benn
 

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Gay Fiction - The Angel of History by Rabih Alameddine
 

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Bisexual Fiction - Marrow Island by Alexis M. Smith
 

Transgender Fiction - Small Beauty by jia qing wilson-yang

 

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Bisexual Nonfiction - Black Dove: Mama, Mi’jo, and Me by Ana Castillo
 

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LGBT Nonfiction - How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS by David France
 

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Transgender Nonfiction - Life Beyond My Body: A Transgender Journey to Manhood in China by Lei Ming and Lura Frazey
 

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Lesbian Mystery - Pathogen by Jessica L. Webb
 

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Gay Mystery - Speakers of the Dead: A Walt Whitman Mystery by J. Aaron Sanders
 

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LGBT Children’s/Young Adult - Girl Mans Up by M.E. Girard
 

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LGBT Graphic Novels - Wuvable Oaf: Blood & Metal by Ed Luce
 

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LGBT SF/F/Horror - The Devourers by Indra Das
 

 


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