Lambda Literary Awards 2021

Below are the winners of the 2021 Lambda Literary Prizes.

Lesbian Fiction

Fiebre Tropical, Juli Delgado Lopera, Feminist Press

Gay Fiction

Neotenica, Joon Oluchi Lee, Nightboat Books

Bisexual Fiction

You Exist Too Much, Zaina Arafat, Catapult

Transgender Fiction 

The Thirty Names of Night, Zeyn Joukhadar, Atria Books

Bisexual Nonfiction

Wow, No Thank You.: Essays, Samantha Irby, Vintage

Transgender Nonfiction

The Black Trans Prayer Book, J Mase III & Dane Figueroa Edidi, The Black Trans Prayer Book

LGBTQ Nonfiction

The Lonely Letters, Ashon T. Crawley, Duke University Press

Lesbian Poetry

Funeral Diva, Pamela Sneed, City Lights Books

Gay Poetry 

Guillotine, Eduardo C. Corral, Graywolf Press

Bisexual Poetry

Salt Body Shimmer, Aricka Foreman, YesYes Books 

Transgender Poetry

I Love You and I'm Not Dead, Sade LaNay, Argos Books

Lesbian Memoir/Biography

My Autobiography of Carson McCullers, Jenn Shapland, Tin House Books

Gay Memoir/Biography

A Dutiful Boy: A Memoir of a Gay Muslim's Journey to Acceptance, Mohsin Zaidi, Square Peg 

 Lesbian Romance

Written in the Stars, Alexandria Bellefleur, Avon Books

Gay Romance

The Ghost and Charlie Muir, Felice Stevens, Self-published

LGBTQ Anthology

Love after the End: An Anthology of Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction, Joshua Whitehead, Arsenal Pulp Press

LGBTQ Children’s/Middle Grade 

King and the Dragonflies, Kacen Callender, Scholastic

LGBTQ Young Adult 

Flamer, Mike Curato, Henry Holt Books for Young Readers

LGBTQ Comics

Apsara Engine, Bishakh Som, Feminist Press

LGBTQ Drama

The Book of Mountains and Seas, Yilong Liu, New Conservatory Theatre Center

LGBTQ Erotica

The Nerves, Lee Suksi, Metatron Press

LGBTQ Mystery

I Hope You're Listening, Tom Ryan, Albert Whitman & Company

LGBTQ Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror

Everyone on the Moon Is Essential Personnel, Julian K. Jarboe, Lethe Press

LGBTQ Studies 

Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World, Zakiyyah Iman Jackson, NYU Press

Fiebre Tropical Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781936932757
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Published: Amethyst Editions - March 4th, 2020

Neotenica Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781643620206
Availability: Backordered
Published: Nightboat Books - June 23rd, 2020

You Exist Too Much: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781646220595
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Published: Catapult - June 8th, 2021

The Thirty Names of Night: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982121495
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Published: Atria Books - November 24th, 2020

Wow, No Thank You.: Essays Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780525563488
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - March 31st, 2020

The Black Trans Prayer Book Cover Image
$96.00
ISBN: 9781678197612
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Published: Lulu.com - April 3rd, 2020

The Lonely Letters Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781478008248
Availability: Backordered
Published: Duke University Press - April 10th, 2020

Funeral Diva Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780872868113
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Published: City Lights Books - October 27th, 2020

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Guillotine: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450307
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Graywolf Press - August 4th, 2020

My Autobiography of Carson McCullers: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781951142292
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Published: Tin House Books - January 5th, 2021

A Dutiful Boy: A Memoir of a Gay Muslim’s Journey to Acceptance Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9781529110142
Availability: Backordered
Published: Square Peg - December 1st, 2020

Written in the Stars: A Novel Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780063000803
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Avon - November 10th, 2020

The Ghost and Charlie Muir Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9798673901861
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Published: Independently Published - August 9th, 2020

Love After the End: An Anthology of Two-Spirit and Indigiqueer Speculative Fiction Cover Image
By Joshua Whitehead (Editor)
$18.95
ISBN: 9781551528113
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - October 20th, 2020

King and the Dragonflies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338129335
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

Flamer Cover Image
By Mike Curato, Mike Curato (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250756145
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks - September 1st, 2020

Apsara Engine Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781936932818
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Published: Feminist Press - April 14th, 2020

The Nerves Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781988355207
Availability: Backordered
Published: Metatron Press - September 24th, 2020

I Hope You're Listening Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780807535080
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Published: Aw Teen - October 6th, 2020

Everyone on the Moon is Essential Personnel Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781590216927
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Published: Lethe Press - March 5th, 2020

Becoming Human: Matter and Meaning in an Antiblack World (Sexual Cultures #53) Cover Image
$39.00
ISBN: 9781479830374
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Published: New York University Press - May 19th, 2020