Lambda Literary Announces 2014 Winners

Honorees included Alison Bechdel and Kate Bornstein, as well as the first ever Lammy given to an LGBT graphic novel.

BY Mitch Kellaway

June 03 2014 6:40 PM ET

2014’s Lammy winners appear below, as listed on the Lambda Literary’s website:

DR. BETTY BERZON EMERGING WRITER AWARD
Imogen Binnie and Charles Rice-Gonzalez

DR. JAMES DUGGINS OUTSTANDING MID-CAREER NOVELIST PRIZE
Michael Thomas Ford and Radclyffe

BOARD OF TRUSTEES EXCELLENCE IN LITERATURE AWARD
Alison Bechdel

PIONEER AWARD
Kate Bornstein

GAY GENERAL FICTION
Mundo Cruel: Stories, Luis Negron; translated by Suzanne Jill Levine, Seven Stories Press

LESBIAN GENERAL FICTION
Happiness, Like Water, Chinelo Okparanta, Mariner Books (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

LGBT DEBUT
Descendants of Hagar, Nik Nicholson, AuthorHouse

BISEXUAL FICTION
My Education, Susan Choi, Penguin Group/Viking

TRANSGENDER FICTION
Wanting in Arabic, Trish Salah, TSAR Publications

LGBT NONFICTION
White Girls, Hilton Als, McSweeney’s Publishing

TRANSGENDER NONFICTION
The End of San Francisco, Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore, City Lights Publishers

BISEXUAL NONFICTION
The B Word: Bisexuality in Contemporary Film and Television, Maria San Filippo, Indiana University Press

GAY POETRY
Unpeopled Eden, Rigoberto Gonzalez, Four Way Books

LESBIAN POETRY
Rise in the Fall, Ana Bozicevic, Birds, LLC

LGBT GRAPHIC NOVEL
Calling Dr. Laura: A Graphic Memoir, Nicole J. Georges, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

LGBT CHILDREN’S/YOUNG ADULT – TIE
If You Could Be Mine, Sara Farizan, Algonquin Books
Two Boys Kissing, David Levithan, Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers

GAY MEMOIR/BIOGRAPHY
A Heaven of Words: Last Journals, by Glenway Wescott, Ed. Jerry Rosco, University of Wisconsin Press

LESBIAN MEMOIR/BIOGRAPHY
Body Geographic, Barrie Jean Borich, University of Nebraska Press

GAY MYSTERY
The Prisoner of the Riviera: A Francis Bacon Mystery, Janice Law, MysteriousPress.com/Open Road Media

LESBIAN MYSTERY
High Desert, Katherine V. Forrest, Spinsters Ink

GAY ROMANCE
Into This River I Drown, TJ Klune, Dreamspinner Press

LESBIAN ROMANCE
Clean Slate, Andrea Bramhall, Bold Strokes Books

GAY EROTICA
The Padisah’s Son and the Fox: an erotic novella, Alex Jeffers, Lethe Press

LESBIAN EROTICA
Wild Girls, Wild Nights: True Lesbian Sex Stories, Ed. Sacchi Green, Cleis Press

LGBT ANTHOLOGY
FICTION: Queer Africa: New and Collected Fiction, Karen Martin and Makhosazana Xaba, MaThoko’s Books

NON-FICTION
Who’s Yer Daddy?: Gay Writers Celebrate Their Mentors and Forerunners, Eds. Jim Elledge and David Groff, The University of Wisconsin Press

LGBT DRAMA
Tom at the Farm, Michel Marc Bouchard, Talonbooks

LGBT SF/F/HORROR
Death by Silver, Melissa Scott & Amy Griswold, Lethe Press

LGBT STUDIES
Safe Space: Gay Neighborhood History and the Politics of Violence, Christina B. Hanhardt, Duke University Press

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