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Lambda Literary Awards May 28, 2009

Friday, May 29th, 2009

It may have been a miserable and rainy night in Midtown Manhattan, but the sun was shinning at the 21st Annual Lambda Literary Awards.

Congrats to all the finalists and winners.

And the Lammy goes to:

Bisexual: Open, Jenny Block, Seal Press
Transgender: Intersex (For Lack of a Better Word), Thea Hillman, Manic D Press
LGBT Anthology: Our Caribbean, edited by Thomas Glave, Duke University Press
LGBT Childrens/Young Adult: Out of Pocket, Bill Konigsberg, Dutton
LGBT Drama: The Second Coming of Joan of Arc & Selected Plays, Carolyn Gage, Outskirts Press
LGBT Nonfiction: Loving The Difficult, Jane Rule, Hedgerow Press
LGBT Sci-fi/Fantasy/Horror: Turnskin, Nicole Kimberling, Blind Eye Books
LGBT Studies: Criminal Intimacy: Prison and the Uneven History of Modern American Sexuality, Regina Kunzel, University of Chicago Press
Lebsian Debut Fiction: The Bruise, Magdalena Zurawski, Fiction Collective Two/University of Alabama Press
Lesbian Erotica: In Deep Waters 2: Cruising the Strip, Radclyffe and Karin Kallmaker, Bold Strokes Books
Lesbian Fiction (a tie): The Sealed Letter, Emma Donoghue, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and All the Pretty Girls, Chandra Mayor, Conundrum Press
Lesbian Memoir/biography: Sex Talks to Girls, Maureen Seaton, University of Wisconsin Press
Lesbian Mystery: Whacked, Josie Gordon, Bella Books
Lesbian Poetry: love belongs to those who do the feeling, Judy Grahn, Red Hen Press
Lesbian Romance: The Kiss that Counted, Karin Kallmaker, Bella Books
Gay Debut Fiction: Finlater, Shawn Stewart Ruff, Quote Editions
Gay Erotica: Best Gay Erotica 2009, Richard Labonte & James Lear, Cleis Press
Gay Fiction: The Conversion, Joseph Olshan, St. Martin’s Press
Gay Memoir/Biography: Edward Carpenter: A Life of Liberty and Love, Sheila Rowbotham< Verso Books
Gay Mystery: First You Fall, Scott Sherman, Alyson Books
Gay Poetry (tie): Fire to Fire, mark Doty, Harper and Now You’re the Enemy, James Allen Hall, University of Arkansas Press
Gay Romance: Got ’til it’s Gone, Larry Duplechan, Arsenal Pulp Press