Lambda Awards Finalists

The Lambda Literary Foundation has announced the shortlist for the 26th Annual Lambda Literary Awards, celebrating excellence in LGBT literature in a wide variety of categories, including SF:


  • Dust Devil on a Quiet Street, Richard Bowes (Lethe)
  • Light, Nathan Burgoine (Bold Strokes Books)
  • Dragon SlayerIsabella Carter (Less Than Three)
  • Hell’s BelleMarie Castle (Bella)
  • Invisible Soft Return :\Roberta Degnore (Digital Fabulists)
  • Deprivation; or, Benedetto furioso: an oneiromancy, Alex Jeffers (Lethe)
  • The Stars ChangeMary Anne Mohanraj (Circlet)
  • Death by SilverMelissa Scott & Amy Griswold (Lethe)
  • Like Light for FliesLee Thomas (Lethe)
  • CollaboratorsDeborah Wheeler (Dragon Moon)

Titles of genre interest in other categories include Hild by Nicola Griffith (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) in Bisexual Fiction; The Daylight Gate by Jeanette Winterson (Grove) in Lesbian General Fiction; Ghosts in Gaslight, Monsters in Steam edited by Evan J. Peterson & Vincent Kovar (Gay City) in LGBT Anthology; and The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson (Levine)  in LGBT Children’s/Young Adult.

The awards will be presented at the 26th Annual Lambda Literary Awards Ceremony on June 2, 2014, in New York City.