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The 2021 Lambda Literary Award winners

Friday, Jun 04, 2021 at 5:06pm

To kick off Pride Month, the Lambda Literary Awards (also known as the "Lammys") announced their 2021 winners on June 1.

The Lammy winners are consistently fantastic and this year is no different. Congratulations to all of them!

Of particular note to our regional interest, the anthology Love After The End: An Anthology of Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction edited by Joshua Whitehead and featuring a story from David A. Robertson won in the LGBTQ Anthology category.

You can find the complete list of winners after the jump.


Lesbian Fiction
Fiebre Tropical by Juli Delgado Lopera (Feminist Press)

Gay Fiction
Neotenica by Joon Oluchi Lee (Nightboat Books)

Bisexual Fiction
You Exist Too Much by Zaina Arafat (Catapult)

Transgender Fiction
The Thirty Names of Night by Zeyn Joukhadar (Atria Books)

Bisexual Nonfiction
Wow, No Thank You.: Essays by Samantha Irby (Vintage)

Transgender Nonfiction
The Black Trans Prayer Book by J Mase III & Dane Figueroa (Edidi)

LGBTQ Nonfiction
The Lonely Letters by Ashon T. Crawley (Duke University Press)

Lesbian Poetry
Funeral Diva by Pamela Sneed (City Lights Books)

Gay Poetry
Guillotine by Eduardo C. Corral (Graywolf Press)

Bisexual Poetry
Salt Body Shimmer by Aricka Foreman (YesYes Books)

Transgender Poetry
I love you and I’m not dead by Sade LaNay (Argos Books)

Lesbian Memoir/Biography
My Autobiography of Carson McCullers by Jenn Shapland (Tin House Books)

Gay Memoir/Biography
A Dutiful Boy: A Memoir of a Gay Muslim’s Journey to Acceptance by Mohsin Zaidi (Square Peg)

Lesbian Romance
Written in the Stars by Alexandria Bellefleur (Avon Books)

Gay Romance
The Ghost and Charlie Muir by Felice Stevens (Self-published)

LGBTQ Anthology
Love After The End: An Anthology of Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction edited by Joshua Whitehead (Arsenal Pulp Press)

LGBTQ Children’s/Middle Grade
King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender (Scholastic)

Young Adult
Flamer by Mike Curato (Henry Holt Books for Young Readers)

LGBTQ Comics
Apsara Engine by Bishakh Som (Feminist Press)

LGBTQ Drama
The Book of Mountains and Seas by Yilong Liu (New Conservatory Theatre Center)

LGBTQ Erotica
The Nerves by Lee Suksi (Metatron Press)

LGBTQ Mystery
I Hope You’re Listening by Tom Ryan (Albert Whitman & Company)

LGBTQ Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror
Everyone on the Moon Is Essential Personnel by Julian K. Jarboe (Lethe Press)

LGBTQ Studies
Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World by Zakiyyah Iman Jackson (NYU Press)

To find out more about the Lambda Literary Awards you can check out their website.

Categories: Awards, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, LGBTQ

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