Lambda Literary Award Winners 2014 Announced

Congratulations to 26 winning books in 24 categories at Lambda’s event in New York.  They are:

GAY GENERAL FICTION: Mundo Cruel, Luis Negron

LESBIAN GENERAL FICTION: Happiness, Like Water, Chinelo Okparanta 

BISEXUAL FICTION: My Education, Susan Choi

LGBT DEBUT FICTION: Descendants Of Hagar, Nik Nicholson

LGBT GRAPHIC NOVEL: Calling Dr. LauraNicole J. Georges

GAY MEMOIR/BIOGRAPHY: A Heaven of Words: Last Journals, 1956-1984, Glenway Wescott, Jerry Rosco

LESBIAN MEMOIR/BIOGRAPHY: Body Geographic Barrie Jean Borich

TRANSGENDER FICTION: Wanting in Arabic, Trish Salah

TRANSGENDER NONFICTION: The End of San Francisco, Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

LGBT NONFICTION: White Girls, Hilton Als

BISEXUAL NONFICTION: The B Word, Maria San Filippo

GAY POETRY: Unpeopled Eden, Rigoberto Gonzalez

LESBIAN POETRY: Rise in the Fall, Ana Bozicevic

GAY MYSTERY: The Prisoner of the Riviera, Janice Law

LESBIAN MYSTERY: High Desert, Katherine V. Forrest

GAY ROMANCE: Into This River I Drown, TJ Klune

LESBIAN ROMANCE: Clean Slate, Andrea Bramhall

GAY EROTICA: The Padisah’s Son and the Fox, Alex Jeffers

LESBIAN EROTICA: Wild Girls, Wild Nights, Sacchij Green


  • Queer Africa: New and Collected Fiction, Karen Martin and Makhosazana Xaba, MaThoko’s Books
  • Who’s Yer Daddy?: Gay Writers Celebrate Their Mentors and Forerunners, Eds. Jim Elledge and David Groff, The University of Wisconsin Press


  • If You Could Be Mine, Sara Farizan
  • Two Boys Kissing, David Levithan

LGBT DRAMA: Tom at the Farm, Michel Marc Bouchard, Talonbooks

LGBT SF/F/HORROR: Death by Silver, Melissa Scott & Amy Griswold

LGBT STUDIES: Safe Space: Gay Neighborhood History & the Politics of Violence, Christina B. Hanhardt