Posted on 06/03/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The 2021 Lambda Literary Awards, honoring the best lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans stories, were announced Tuesday night.

According to Lambda Literary, sixty literary professionals examined more than 1,000 book submissions from over 300 publishers to decide up on the winners of the award in its 33rd year.

Here’s a sampling of the winners; the complete list can be found on Lambda Literary’s website.

  • Lesbian fictionFiebre Tropical, by Juli Delgado Lopera

  • Gay fictionNeotenica, by Joon Oluchi Lee

  • Bisexual fictionYou Exist Too Much, by Zaina Arafatt

  • Bisexual nonfictionWow, No Thank You.: Essays, by Samantha Irby

  • Transgender fictionThe Thirty Names of Night, by Zeyn Joukhadar

  • LGBTQ nonfictionThe Lonely Letters, by Ashon T. Crawley

  • Transgender nonfictionThe Black Trans Prayer Book, by J Mase III & Dane Figueroa Edidi

Categories: Today in Books

Tagged As: Awards, Book lists

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