David Sedaris, Katherine V. Forrest among Lambda Literary winners (16215)

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David Sedaris, Katherine V. Forrest among Lambda Literary winners

The 17th annual Lambda Literary Awards ceremony took place Thursday in New York City, celebrating achievements in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender literature for books published in 2004. Lea Delaria emceed, and presenters included Charles Busch, Aiden Shaw, and Brini Maxwell. Here is a complete list of Lambda winners:

Debut Gay Men's Fiction: Clay's Way, Blair Mastbaum (Alyson)
Debut Lesbian Fiction: Crybaby Butch, Judith Frank (Firebrand)
Gay Men's Fiction: The Master, Colm Tóibín (Scribner)
Lesbian Fiction: A Seahorse Year, Stacey D'Erasmo (Houghton Mifflin)
Lesbian Poetry: Sweet to Burn, Beverly Burch (Gival Press)
Gay Men's Poetry: Written in Water, Luis Cernuda (City Lights)
Lesbian Mystery: Hancock Park, Katherine V. Forrest (Berkeley Prime Crime/Penguin Group USA)
Gay Men's Mystery: Flight of Aquavit, Anthony Bidulka (Insomniac Press)
Fiction Anthology: Fresh Men: New Voices in Gay Fiction, selected by Edmund White, edited by Donald Weise (Carroll & Graff)
Nonfiction Anthology: I Do/I Don't: Queers on Marriage, edited by Greg Wharton and Ian Philips (Suspect Thoughts Press)
Memoir: Name All the Animals, Alison Smith (Scribner)
Biography: Warrior Poet: A Biography of Audre Lorde, Alexis De Veaux (W.W. Norton)
Children's/Young Adult: So Hard to Say, Alex Sanchez (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers)
Erotica: Best Gay Erotica 2005, edited by Richard Labonte (Cleis Press)
Humor: Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, David Sedaris (Little, Brown)
Romance: Almost Like Being in Love, Steven Kluger (HarperCollins)
SciFi/Fan/Horror: The Ordinary, Jim Grimsley (Tor)
Spirituality: Jesus and the Shamanic Tradition of Same-Sex Love, Will Roscoe (Suspect Thoughts Press)
Drama/Theater: I Am My Own Wife, Doug Wright (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Visual Arts/Photography: At Ease: Navy Men of World War II, Evan Bachner (Harry Abrams)
LGBT Studies: For the Love of Women: Gender, Identity, and Same-Sex Relations in a Greek Provincial Town, Elisabeth Kirtsoglou (Routledge)
Transgender: The Gender Frontier, Mariette Pathy Allen (Kehrer Verlag)


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