25th Lambda Literary Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 25th Annual Lambda Literary Awards were for books published in 2012. Winners were announced during a ceremony on June 3, 2013.

Bisexual Fiction: In One Person, John Irving (Simon & Schuster)
Bisexual Nonfiction: My Awesome Place: The Autobiography of Cheryl B, Cheryl Burke (Topside Signature)
Transgender Fiction: The Collection: Short Fiction From The Transgender Vanguard, edited by Tom Léger and Riley MacLeod (Topside Press)
Transgender - Nonfiction: Transfeminist Perspectives in and beyond Transgender and Gender Studies, edited by Finn Enke (Temple University Press)
LGBT Anthology: No Straight Lines: Four Decades of Queer Comics, edited by Justin Hall (Fantagraphics Books)
LGBT Children's/Young Adult: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Benjamin Alire Saenz (Simon & Schuster)
LGBT Drama: The Myopia and Other Plays, David Greenspan, Marc Robinson (University of Michigan Press)
LGBT Nonfiction: Flagrant Conduct: The Story of Lawrence v. Texas, Dale Carpenter (W.W. Norton & Company)
LGBT Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror: Green Thumb, Tom Cardamone (Lethe Press)
LGBT Studies: Performing Queer Latinidad: Dance, Sexuality, Politics, Ramón H. Rivera-Servera (University of Minnesota Press)
Lesbian Debut Fiction: The Summer We Got Free, Mia McKenzie (BGD Press)
Lesbian Erotica: The Harder She Comes: Butch/Femme Erotica, D.L. King (Cleis Press)
Lesbian General Fiction: The World We Found: A Novel, Thirty Umrigar (Harper Collins)
Lesbian Memoir/Biography: Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal?, Jeanette Winterson (Grove/Atlantic)
Lesbian Mystery: Ill Will, J.M. Redmann (Bold Strokes Books)
Lesbian Poetry: Sea and Fog, Etel Adnan (Nightboat Books)
Lesbian Romance: Month of Sundays, Yolanda Wallace (Bold Strokes Books)
Gay Debut Fiction: Quarantine: Stories, Rahul Mehta (Harper Perennial)
Gay Erotica: The Facialist, Mykola Dementiuk (JMS Books)
Gay General Fiction: Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club, Benjamin Alire Saenz (Cinco Puntos Press)
Gay Memoir/Biography: Fire in the Belly, Cynthia Carr (Bloomsbury)
Gay Mystery: Lake on the Mountain: A Dan Sharp Mystery, Jeffrey Round (Dundurn)
Gay Poetry: He Do the Gay Man in Different Voices,, Stephen S. Mills (Sibling Rivarly Press)
Gay Romance: Kamikaze Boys, Jay Bell (Jay Bell Books)

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