*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/


Patsy: A Novel By Nicole Dennis-Benn Cover Image
ISBN: 9781631497896
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Published: Liveright - May 26th, 2020

Best Books of 2019: Washington Post • O, The Oprah MagazineTime • NPR • People • Buzzfeed
A TODAY Show #ReadWithJenna Book Club Selection
Winner • Lambda Literary Award [Lesbian Fiction]
A Washington Post Lily Lit Club Selection
Longlisted • PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction

Lot: Stories By Bryan Washington Cover Image
ISBN: 9780525533689
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Published: Riverhead Books - March 17th, 2020

One of Barack Obama’s “Favorite Books of the Year” 

"Phenomenal" --Justin Torres, author of We the Animals

"Brilliant" --Nicole Dennis-Benn, author of Here Comes the Sun
“A profound exploration of the true meaning of borders.” —The New York Times Book Review

Exquisite Mariposa: A Novel By Fiona Alison Duncan Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781593765781
Published: Soft Skull - October 1st, 2019

In the aftermath of a reality TV deal gone wrong, Fiona Alison Duncan asks the question, Can you rewrite your life? The answer, her debut novel Exquisite Mariposa, follows a cast of housemates as they navigate questions of art making and economies, breakups and breakdowns, and the internet and its many obsessions.

Little Blue Encyclopedia (for Vivian) By Hazel Jane Plante Cover Image
ISBN: 9780994047199
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Published: Metonymy Press - September 30th, 2019

Fiction. LGBTQIA Studies. The playful and poignant novel LITTLE BLUE ENCYCLOPEDIA (FOR VIVIAN) sifts through a queer trans woman's unrequited love for her straight trans friend who died. A queer love letter steeped in desire, grief, and delight, the story is interspersed with encyclopedia entries about a fictional TV show set on an isolated island.

The Deep By Rivers Solomon, Daveed Diggs, William Hutson, Jonathan Snipes Cover Image
ISBN: 9781534439870
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Published: Gallery / Saga Press - August 4th, 2020

Octavia E. Butler meets Marvel’s Black Panther in The Deep, a story rich with Afrofuturism, folklore, and the power of memory, inspired by the Hugo Award–nominated song “The Deep” from Daveed Diggs’s rap group Clipping.