23rd Lambda Literary Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 23rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards are for books published in 2010.

Bisexual Fiction: The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet, Myrlin A. Hermes (Harper Perennial)
Bisexual Nonfiction: Border Sexualities, Border Families in Schools, Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli (Rowman & Littlefield)
Transgender Fiction: Holding Still for As Long As Possible, Zoe Whittall (House of Anansi)
Transgender - Nonfiction Balancing on the Mechitza: Transgender in Jewish Community, edited by Noach Dzmura (North Atlantic Books)
LGBT Anthology: Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation, edited by Kate Bornstein & S. Bear Bergman (Seal Press)
LGBT Children's/Young Adult: Wildthron, Jane Eagland (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
LGBT Drama: Oedipus at Palm Springs: A Five Lesbian Brothers Play, Maureen Angelos, Dominique Dibbell, Peg Healey, & Lisa Kron (Samuel French)
LGBT Nonfiction: King Kong Theory, Virginie Despentes (The Feminist Press)
LGBT Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror: Diana Comet and Other Improbable Stories, Sandra McDonald (Lethe Press)
LGBT Studies: Another Country: Queer Anti-Urbanism, Scott Herring (New York University Press)
Assuming a Body: Transgender and Rheotrics of Materiality, Gayle Salamon (Columbia University Press)
Lesbian Debut Fiction: Sub Rosa, Amber Dawn (Arsenal Pulp Press)
Lesbian Erotica: Sometimes She Lets Me: Best Butch/Femme Erotica, edited by Tristan Taormina (Cleis Press)
Lesbian Fiction: Inferno (a poet's novel), Eileen Myles (OR Books)
Lesbian Memoir/Biography: Hammer!: Making Movies Out of Sex and Life, Barbara Hammer (The Feminist Press)
Wishbone: A Memoir in Fractures, by Julie Marie Wade (Colgate University Press)
Lesbian Mystery: Fever of the Bone, Val McDermid (HarperCollins)
Lesbian Poetry: The Nights Also, Anna Swanson (Tightrope Books)
Lesbian Romance: River Walker, Cate Culpepper (Bold Strokes Books)
Gay Debut Fiction: Bob the Book, David Pratt (Chelsea Station Editions)
Gay Erotica: Teleny and Camille, Jon Macy (Northwest Press)
Gay Fiction: Union Atlantic, Adam Haslett (Doubleday)
Gay Memoir/Biography: Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist and Sexual Renegade, Justin Spring (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Gay Mystery: Echoes, David Lennon (Blue Spike Publishing)
Gay Poetry: Pleasure, Brian Teare (Ahsahta Press)
Gay Romance: Normal Miguel, Erik Oranntia (Cheyenne Publishing)

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