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24th Annual Lambda Literary Award Winners Lesbian Fiction Six Metres of Pavement, by Farzana Doctor, Dundrun Press Gay Fiction  The Empty Family, by Colm Tóibín, Scribner Lesbian Debut Fiction Zipper Mouth, by Laurie Weeks, The Feminist Press Gay Debut Fiction Quarantine: Stories, by Rahul Mehta, Harper Perennial Lesbian Memoir/Biography When We Were Outlaws: A Memoir […]

The finalists for the 24th Lambda Literary Awards, including the Pioneer, were announced on March 20th.  The awards will be presented on June 4th at CUNY NY.  The Lambdas celebrate achievement in lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) writing. Tickets are on sale now for the ceremony.  More information here ~~~ Philip K. Dick Award […]

The Lammys were handed out last night in New York. The winner of the Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror category was: Diana Comet and Other Improbable Stories, Sandra McDonald (Lethe Press). Full details of all categories can be found here. Update: We knew that Alcestis by Katharine Beutner, a finalist in the Lesbian Debut category, […]

Publishing Triangle Awards

Publishing Triangle is a group of gay men and lesbians who work in the publishing industry. Their annual awards cover a range of categories. This year Alcestis, a fantasy novel by Katherine Beutner (Soho Press), has won the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction. The award carries with it a prize of $1,000. A full […]

The short lists for this year’s Lambda Literary Awards have been announced. Here is the SF/F/H list: Diana Comet and Other Improbable Stories, Sandra MacDonald, Lethe Press Disturbed By Her Song, Tanith Lee, Lethe Press Flowers of Edo: A Ghost Story, Nene Adams, Black Car Publishing Wilde Stories 2010, edited by Steve Berman, Lethe Press […]

The Lambda Literary Awards for 2010 were announced in New York last night. The official results are not online yet, but the nominees have been tweeting. Thus we know that Malinda Lo’s Ash did not win in YA, but Catherynne Valente’s Palimpsest won the SF&F category.

The Lambda Literary Awards have announced their nominees for this year. The SF&F&H category is as follows: Centuries Ago and Very Fast, Rebecca Ore (Aqueduct Press) Fist of the Spider Woman, Amber Dawn (Arsenal Pulp Press) In the Closet, Under the Bed, Lee Thomas (Dark Scribe Press) Palimpsest, Catherynne M. Valente (Bantam/Spectra Books) Pumpkin Teeth, […]

Lammy Winners Announced

Nicola Griffith has the list of winners for this year’s Lambda Literary Awards for LGBT writing. The winner of the SF/F/H fiction category is: Turnskin by Nicole Kimberling (Blind Eye Books).

Lammy Nominees

Via Colleen Lindsay we hear that the list of nominees for this year’s Lambda Literary Awards has been released. Here is the science fiction, fantasy & horror category: The Archer’s Heart, Astrid Amara, Blind Eye Books The Magician and the Fool, Barth Anderson, Bantam Del Rey Wilde Stories 2008, Steve Berman, Lethe Press Sea, Swallow […]

Lambda Winners

The winners of this year’s Lambda Literary Awards were announced last night, with several categories being of interest. The LGBT Anthology award was won by First Person Queer, edited by Richard Labonte and Lawrence Schimel (Arsenal Pulp Press). Schimel is a former Rhysling Award winner. The Women’s Memoir/Biography category was won by Nicola Griffith for […]

Lambda Update

We skimmed the Lambda nominees very quickly over the weekend and obviously did a poor job of noticing familiar names. There are actually two other SF writers in the short lists. And Now We Are Going to Have a Party by Nicola Griffith was shortlisted in the Women’s Memoir/Biography category, and Samuel Delany’s Dark Reflections […]

The Lambda Literary Awards have released their nominee lists for 2008. We discovered this from Patrick Nielsen Hayden who is doubtless very proud of his authors. Three out of five nominees for Tor. Way to go, Patrick! The full SF/F/H list is as follows: Wicked Gentlemen, Ginn Hale (Blind Eye Books) A Companion to Wolves, […]

The Lambda Literary Awards have released their nominee lists. You can fine the SF/F/H list here. Most of the nominees are from specialist LGBT publishers (for whom a Lammy is a big deal). As noted elsewhere, larger publishers tend not to submit books for the Lammys, at least in part because of the entry fee. […]

A Lambda Plea

Discovering Rose Fox’s new blog about her job at Publishers Weekly led us to this post about judging the SF&F section of the Lambda Literary Awards. It is good to know that the desperate quality of some Lambda winners in that category is more to do with lack of submissions than poor judging. Publishers please […]