12th Annual Lambda Literary Awards Finalists

Lesbian Fiction

Bruised Fruit Anna Livia, Firebrand

Faults Terri de la Peña, Alyson

Salt Water and Other Stories Barbara Wilson, Alyson

Shy Girl Elizabeth Stark, FSG

Tipping the Velvet Sarah Waters, Riverhead
 

Gay Men's Fiction

Allan Stein Matthew Stadler, Grove

Comfort and Joy Jim Grimsley, Algonquin

In September the Light Changes Andrew Holleran, Hyperion

The Book of Lies Felice Picano, Alyson

The Coming Storm Paul Russell, St. Martin's
 

Lesbian & Gay AnthologiesóFiction

Besame Mucho Jaime Manrique & Jesse Dorris, Painted Leaf

Hers 3 Robert Drake & Terry Wolverton, Faber & Faber

His 3 Robert Drake & Terry Wolverton, Faber & Faber

Mammoth Book of Lesbian Short Stories Emma Donoghue, Carroll & Graf

Vintage Book of International Lesbian Fiction Naomi Holoch, Joan Nestle & Nancy Holden, Vintage
 

Lesbian & Gay AnthologiesóNon-Fiction

A Woman Like That Joan Larkin, Bard

Columbia Reader on Lesbians and Gay Men in Media, Society and Politics Larry Gross & James D.
Woods, Columbia UP

Completely Queer Steve Hogan & Lee Hudson, Henry Holt

Fighting Words Charles Michael Smith, Avon

This is What Lesbian Looks Like Kris Kleindienst, Firebrand
 

Lesbian & Gay Humor

Ethan Exposed Eric Orner, St. Martin's

Subgurlz Jennifer Camper, Cleis

That's Mr. Faggot to You Michael Thomas Ford, Alyson

Way to Go Smith! Bob Smith, Weisbach-Morrow

Wilma Loves Betty and Other Hilarious Gay & Lesbian Parodies Scott Brassart & Julie Trevelyan, Alyson
 

Children/Young Adult

Dare Truth or Promise Paula Boock, Houghton Mifflin

Hard Love Ellen Wittlinger, Simon & Schuster

Name Me Nobody Lois-Ann Yamanaka, Hyperion

The Blue Lawn William Taylor, Alyson

The Year They Burned the Books Nancy Garden, FSG
 

Gay Men's Biography/Autobiography

An Underground Life Gad Beck, U of Wisconsin

Firebird Mark Doty, HarperCollins

Gore Vidal Fred Kaplan, Doubleday

Left Out Martin Duberman, HarperCollins

The Velveteen Father Jesse Green, Villard
 

Lesbian Biography/Autobiography

Baby Precious Always Shines Kay Turner, St. Martin's

Eleanor Roosevelt Volume 2: 1933-1938 Blanche Weisen Cook, Viking

My Lesbian Husband Barrie Jean Borich, Graywolf

Tales of the Lavender Menace Karla Jay, Basic Books

The Trials of Radclyffe Hall Diana Souhami, Doubleday
 

Gay Men's Mystery

Drop Dead Mark Zubro, St. Martin's

Innuendo R.D. Zimmerman, Delacorte

Justice at Risk John Morgan Wilson, Doubleday

The Death of a Constant Lover Lev Raphael, Walker & Co.

The Gumshoe, the Witch, and the Virtual Corpse Keith Hartman, Meisha Merlin
 

Lesbian Mystery

Hunting The Witch Ellen Hart, St. Martin's

Lost Daughters J.M. Redmann, W.W. Norton

Murder Undercover Claire McNab, Naiad

She Came in Drag Mary Wings, Mass Market Paperback

Sleeping Bones Katherine Forrest, Berkley Prime Crime
 

Lesbian & Gay Drama

Corpus Christi Terrence McNally, Grove/Atlantic Press

Lovesick Lawrence Senelick, Routledge

Of All the Nerve Deb Margolin, Cassell Academic

Prepare For Saints Steven Watson, Random House

What I Meant Was Craig Lucas, TCG
 

Gay Men's Poetry

Diva Rafael Campo, Duke UP

Last Rights Marvin K. White, Alyson

Lyric G. Winston James, Grapevine

The Anchorage Mark Wunderlich, U Massachusetts

Trappings Richard Howard, Turtle Point
 

Lesbian Poetry

Interior With Sudden Joy Brenda Shaughnessy, FSG

Midnight Salvage Adrienne Rich, W.W. Norton

Monkeypuzzle Rita Wong, Press Gang

Rave Olga Broumas, Copper Canyon Press

Walking Back Up Depot Street Minnie Bruce Pratt, U of Pittsburgh
 

Gay Men's Studies

Men Like That John Howard, U of Chicago

Pictures & Passions James Saslow, Viking

The Crisis of Desire Robin Hardy with David Groff, Houghton Mifflin

The Mismeasure of Desire Edward Stein, Oxford UP

Times Square Red, Times Square Blue Samuel Delany, NYU Press
 

Lesbian Studies

A Desired Past Leila J. Rupp, U of Chicago

Eden Built By Eves Bonnie Morris, Alyson

Strange Sisters Jaye Zimet, Viking

To Believe in Women Lillian Faderman, Houghton Mifflin

Whole Lesbian Sex Book Felice Newman, Cleis
 

Lesbian & Gay Photography/Visual Arts

Homoerotic Art of Pavel Tchelitchev intro. by David Leddick, Elysium

John Singer Sargent John Esten & Donna Hassler, Universe

Pictures & Passions James Saslow, Viking

Strange Sisters Jaye Zimet, Viking

The Drag King Book Del LaGrace Volcano & Judith Halberstam, Serpent's Tail
 

Lesbian & Gay Science Fiction/Fantasy

Minions of the Moon Richard Bowes, Tor Books

Night Shade Victoria Brownworth & Judith Redding, Seal Press

The Annunciate Severna Park, Avon-Eos

The Gumshoe, the Witch, and the Virtual Corpse Keith Hartman, Meisha Merlin

Through a Brazen Mirror Delia Sherman, Cortney Skinner & Ellen Kushner, Circlet
 

Lesbian & Gay Spirituality/Religion

Coming Out Spiritually Christian de la Huerta & Matthew Fox, Tarcher-Putnam

Gay Spirit Warriors John Stowe, Findhorn

Prayer Warriors Stuart Howell Miller, Alyson

Queer Dharma 2 Winston Leyland, Gay Sunshine Press

Respecting the Soul Keith Boykin, Avon
 

Transgender

Crossing Deidre McCloskey, U of Chicago

From Toads to Queens Jacobo Schifter, Harrington Park Press

The Drag King Book Del LaGrace Volcano & Judith Halberstam, Serpent's Tail

Transmen and FTM's Jason Cromwell, U of Illinois

Trumpet Jackie Kay, Pantheon
 

Lesbian & Gay Small Press

Christ-Like Emanuel Xavier, Painted Leaf

Hey Paesan! Capone, Leto & Mecca, Three Guineas

Massage Henry Flesh, Akashic

Mr. Dalloway Robin Lippincott, Sarabande

The Queer Press Guide Paul Harris, Painted Leaf
 

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