Letters to Montgomery Clift and How Sex Changed win Stonewall awards

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com January 30 2003 12:00 AM ET

The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Round Table of the American Library Association has announced the winners of the 2003 Stonewall Book Awards--Noël Alumit's Letters to Montgomery Clift in the literature category and Joanne Meyerowitz's How Sex Changed: A History of Transsexuality in the United States for nonfiction. The awards will be presented at the 2003 ALA/CLA Annual Conference in Toronto, June 19-25. Also honored in the literature category were Jamie O'Neill's At Swim, Two Boys, Sarah Waters's Fingersmith, Jeffrey Eugenides's Middlesex, and Ronald Frame's Lantern Bearers, while the other honored nonfiction titles were Noelle Howey's Dress Codes: Of Three Girlhoods--My Mother's, My Father's, and Mine, Jerry Rosco's Glenway Wescott Personally: A Biography, Carmen L. Oliveira's Rare and Commonplace Flowers: The Story of Elizabeth Bishop and Lota de Macedo Soares (translated by Neil K. Besner), and Neil Miller's Sex Crime Panic: A Journey to the Paranoid Heart of the 1950s.