*Winners for Lesbian Fiction, Gay Fiction, Bisexual Fiction, Transgender Fiction, and LGBTQ Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror only.

The Lambda Literary Awards ("The Lammys"), started in 1989, recognize the best LGBTQ books published in a given year across dozens of categories. From the very first year they have made the statement that lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and queer stories are part of the literature of the nation.

Read more about the Lambda Literary Awards and Lambda Literary, which administers them, at this link: https://www.lambdaliterary.org/


Her Body and Other Parties: Stories By Carmen Maria Machado Cover Image
ISBN: 9781555977887
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2017

Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction

“[These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange.”—Roxane Gay

“In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales, Machado gives literal shape to women’s memories and hunger and desire. I couldn’t put it down.”—Karen Russell

After the Blue Hour By John Rechy Cover Image
ISBN: 9780802127563
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Published: Grove Press - February 20th, 2018

Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for Best Gay Fiction

The Gift (Emily Books) By Barbara Browning Cover Image
ISBN: 9781566894685
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Published: Coffee House Press - May 9th, 2017

Praise for Barbara Browning:

A provocative novel . . . that blurs the boundaries between life and performance, dance, art, and viral video.

Transcendent 2: The Year's Best Transgender Speculative Fiction By Bogi Takács (Editor) Cover Image
By Bogi Takács (Editor)
ISBN: 9781590216620
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Published: Lethe Press - October 22nd, 2017

As with the first volume of Transcendent, Lethe Press has worked with a wonderful editor to select the best work of genderqueer stories of the fantastical, stranger, horrific, and weird published the prior year.

Autonomous: A Novel By Annalee Newitz Cover Image
ISBN: 9780765392084
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Published: Tor Books - September 4th, 2018

Autonomous is the highly anticipated debut from science journalist and founder of the science and sci-fi blog io9 Annalee Newitz, a novel that explores humanity's technology and culture in a future where everything--and everyone--is a product.