35th Annual Lambda Awards Finalists

Locus Magazine, Science Fiction FantasyThe Lambda Literary Foundation has announced finalists for the 35th Annual Lambda Literary Awards (the “Lammys”), celebrating “the best lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender books.” Nominees of genre interest follow.

LGBTQ+ Speculative Fiction

  • The Book Eaters, Sunyi Dean (Tor)
  • The Paradox Hotel, Rob Hart (Ballantine)
  • The Wicked and the Willing,  Lianyu Tan (Shattered Scepter)
  • Into the Riverlands, Nghi Vo (Tordotcom)
  • The Circus Infinite, Khan Wong (Angry Robot)

Bisexual Fiction

  • Reluctant Immortals, Gwendolyn Kiste (Saga)

Gay Fiction

  • Call Me Cassandra, Marcial Gala (Farrar, Straus, Giroux)

Lesbian Fiction

  • Jawbone, Mónica Ojeda (Coffee House)

Transgender Fiction

  • Wrath Goddess Sing, Maya Deane (Morrow)
  • All the Hometowns You Can’t Stay Away From, Izzy Wasserstein (Neon Hemlock)

LGBTQ+ Young Adult

  • Lakelore, Anna-Marie McLemore (Feiwel & Friends)
  • Burn Down, Rise Up, Vincent Tirado (Sourcebooks)

LGBTQ+ Anthology

  • Xenocultivars: Stories of Queer Growth, Isabela Oliveira & Jed Sabin, eds. (Speculatively Queer)

LGBTQ+ Studies

  • Keeping It Unreal: Black Queer Fantasy and Superhero Comics, Darieck Scott (NYU Press)

For more information, including complete finalists lists, see the Lambda Literary website.

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