2019 STONEWALL BOOK AWARDS*
*Winner and honorees for Literature only.
The Stonewall Book Awards, sponsored by the American Library Association's Rainbow Round Table, are the first and most enduring awards for LGBTQIA+ books in the United States. Since 1971 they have recognized books of exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender experience.
Read more about the Stonewall Book Awards at this link: http://www.ala.org/rt/rrt/award/stonewall
PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST
A NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 BOOK OF 2018
LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE WINNER
ALA CARNEGIE MEDAL WINNER
THE STONEWALL BOOK AWARD WINNER
Soon to Be a Major Television Event, optioned by Amy Poehler
Forward is a life-affirming LGBTQ graphic novel about two women, both of whom are unable to move forward and put the pieces of their lives back together. Still smarting years after a horrible breakup, Rayanne diligently buries herself in her work. Aside from work, she has her cat. And other than her cat, she has her crushes: crushes that she prides herself on being able to resist.
At 32, Luisa encounters her 15-year-old self in this sentimental and bold story about self-acceptance and sexuality.
Winner of the Gold Nautilus Award for Fiction | A Lambda Literary Award Finalist | A Barbara Gittings Literature Award Finalist | An Indie Next Pick | A Barnes and Noble Best Book of the Month | A Library Journal Best Book of the Year
For readers of The Paris Wife and The Swans of Fifth Avenue comes a “sensuous, captivating account of a forbidden affair between two women” (People)—Eleanor Roosevelt and “first friend” Lorena Hickok.