All the 2015 Lammy Winners And How To Buy Them From An Indie Bookstore

17752651093_baf3154142_oLast night was the 27th Annual Lambda Literary Awards Ceremony, and if you’re looking for your next good read, may I suggest one of these stunning titles? Below are links to their review (when available), as well as links to buy them from small presses or WORD in Brooklyn (for those outside of NYC, media mail shipping is an option when you purchase online).

LESBIAN FICTION

GAY FICTION

BISEXUAL FICTION

TRANSGENDER FICTION

  • A Safe Girl To Love, Casey Plett, Topside Press [This was my favorite win of the night. Casey Plett gave a passionate speech, honoring how thrilling trans literature is right now. “We’re writing to each other, for each other, by each other. We are going to tell our stories,” she said. She also gave a shout out to the film-in-progress Happy Birthday Marsha, which tells the story of Sylvia Rivera and Marsha “Pay it No Mind” Johnson, in the hours before the 1969 Stonewall Riots. Read a review of A Safe Girl To Love here.]

LGBT DEBUT FICTION

LGBT NONFICTION

BISEXUAL NONFICTION

  • Fire Shut Up In My Bones, Charles M. Blow, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt [The New York Times columnist gave a moving speech, citing Toni Morrison’s advice: “If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.”]

TRANSGENDER NONFICTION

LESBIAN POETRY

GAY POETRY

LESBIAN MYSTERY

GAY MYSTERY

LESBIAN MEMOIR/BIOGRAPHY

GAY MEMOIR/BIOGRAPHY – 2 WINNERS:

GAY MEMOIR:

GAY BIOGRAPHY:

 

LESBIAN ROMANCE

GAY ROMANCE

LESBIAN EROTICA

GAY EROTICA

LGBT ANTHOLOGY

LGBT CHILDREN’S/YOUNG ADULT

LGBT DRAMA

LGBT GRAPHIC NOVELS

LGBT SF/F/HORROR

LGBT STUDIES

 

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