Lambda Literary Awards Announce Their 2021 Winners

On Tuesday, June 1st the Lambda Literary Awards (the “Lammys”) held a virtual awards ceremony and announced the winners for its thirty-third year.

On Tuesday, June 1st Lambda Literary Awards presented their annual awards (the “Lammys”) in a virtual ceremony and revealed the winners for its thirty-third year.

 

 

The Lambda Literary Awards recognize and honor LGBTQ writers and their works. Their mission is to “[nurture] and [advocate] for LGBTQ writers, elevating the impact of their words to create community, preserve our legacies, and affirm the value of our stories and our lives.” The first awards were presented in 1989.

According to the organization’s official website, the winners “were selected by a panel of over 60 literary professionals from more than 1,000 book submissions from over 300 publishers.”

Below is a list of all the fiction winners for this year. To view the entire list, click here.

 

Lesbian Fiction: Fiebre Tropical by Juliana Delgado Lopera

 

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Gay Fiction: Neotenica by Joon Oluchi Lee

 

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Bisexual Fiction: You Exist Too Much by Zaina Arafat

 

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Transgender Fiction: The Thirty Names of Night by Zeyn Joukhadar

 

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Lesbian Romance: Written in the Stars by Alexandria Bellefleur

 

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Gay Romance: The Ghost and Charlie Muir by Felice Stevens

 

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LGBTQ Children’s/Middle Grade: King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender

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LGBTQ Young Adult: Flamer by Mike Curato

 

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LGBTQ Comics: Apsara Engine by Bishakh Som

 

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LGBTQ Mystery: I Hope You’re Listening by Tom Ryan

 

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LGBTQ Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror: Everyone On the Moon is Essential Personnel by Julian K. Jarboe

 

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