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Lambda Literary Award winners announced
2021-06-09

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On June 1, Lambda Literary announced the winners of its 33rd Annual Lambda Literary Awards.

The winners were selected by a panel of more than 60 literary professionals from more than 1,000 book submissions from more than 300 publishers.

Award presenters included Katherine V. Forrest, R.O. Kwon, Carmen Maria Machado, Torrey Peters and John Paul Brammer, among others. The event also featured a performance by musician Meshell Ndegeocello.

In addition to the winners, four special honors were awarded. Ana-Maurine Lara received the Randall Kenan Prize for Black LGBTQ Fiction;, the Jim Duggins, PhD Outstanding Mid-Career Novelist Prize went to Sarah Gerard and Brontez Purnell; Nancy Agabian received the Jeanne Cordova Prize for Lesbian/Queer Nonfiction; and the Judith A. Markowitz Award for Emerging LGBTQ Writers was awarded to Taylor Johnson and T Kira Madden.

Some of the winners included Fiebre Tropical, by Juli Delgado Lopera (Lesbian Fiction); Neotenica, by Joon Oluchi Lee (Gay Fiction); The Black Trans Prayer Book, by J Mase III & Dane Figueroa Edidi (Transgender Nonfiction); Salt Body Shimmer, by Aricka Foreman (Bisexual Poetry); A Dutiful Boy: A Memoir of a Gay Muslim's Journey to Acceptance, by Mohsin Zaidi (Gay Memoir/Biography); and Flamer, by Mike Curato (LGBTQ Young Adult).

The full list of winners is at www.lambdaliterary.org/awards/2021-winners/ .


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