Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Lammy Awards 2010 Finalists Announced

Congratulations to the Lambda Literary Awards finalists.
Click on links to Chroma reviews of some of the shortlisted titles below and check out Lambda's beautiful new website which received an overhaul recently. Antonio Gonzalez has made substantial improvements to the site with lots of content making it an invaluable resource to the LGBT writing and reading community.

LGBT Anthologies

Gay American Autobiography: Writings from Whitman to Sedaris, edited by David Bergman
Moral Panics, Sex Panics: Fear and the Fight Over Sexual Rights, edited by Gilbert Herdt
My Diva: 65 Gay Men on the Women Who Inspire Them, edited by Michael Montlack
Portland Queer: Tales of the Rose City, edited by Ariel Gore
Smash the Church, Smash the State! The Early Years of Gay Liberation, edited by Tommi Avicolli Mecca


Bisexual Fiction

Arusha, by J.E. Knowles
Holy Communion, by Mykola Dementiuk
The Janeid, by Bobbie Geary
Love You Two, by Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli
Torn, by Amber Lehman


Lesbian Debut Fiction

The Creamsickle, by Rhiannon Argo
The Bigness of the World, by Lori Ostlund
Land Beyond Maps, by Maida Tilchen
More of This World or Maybe Another, by Barb Johnson
Verge, by Z Egloff


Gay Debut Fiction

Blue Boy, by Rakesh Satyal
God Says No, by James Hannaham
Pop Salvation, by Lance Reynald
Shaming the Devil: Collected Short Stories, by G. Winston James
Sugarless, by James Magruder


Gay Erotica

Rough Trade: Dangerous Gay Erotica, edited by Todd Gregory
Impossible Princess, by Kevin Killian
I Like It Like That: True Tales of Gay Desire, edited by Richard Labonté & Lawrence Schimel
The Low Road, by James Lear
Eight Inches, by Sean Wolfe


Lesbian Fiction

Dismantled, by Jennifer McMahon
A Field Guide to Deception, by Jill Malone
Forgetting the Alamo, Or, Blood Memory, by Emma Pérez
Risk, by Elena Dykewomon
This One's Going to Last Forever, by Nairne Holtz


Gay Fiction

Lake Overturn, by Vestal McIntyre
The River In Winter, by Matt Dean
Said and Done, by James Morrison
Salvation Army, by Abdellah Taia
Silverlake, by Peter Gadol


Lesbian Memoir/Biography

Called Back: My Reply to Cancer, My Return to Life, by Mary Cappello
Mean Little deaf Queer, by Terry Galloway
My Red Blood: A Memoir of Growing Up Communist, Coming Onto the Greenwich Village Folk Scene, and Coming Out in the Feminist Movement, by Alix Dobkin
Likewise: The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag, by Ariel Schrag
The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith, by Joan Schenkar


Gay Memoir/Biography

Ardent Spirits: Leaving Home, Coming Back, by Reynolds Price
City Boy: My Life in New York During the 1960's and 70's, by Edmund White
Deflowered: My Life in Pansy Division, by Jon Ginoli
Once You Go Back, by Douglas A. Martin
The Pure Lover: A Memoir of Grief, by David Plante

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