24th Lambda Literary Awards

The 24th Lambda Literary Awards were held on June 4, 2012, to honour works of LGBT literature published in 2011.

Special awardsEdit

Category Winner
Pioneer Award Armistead Maupin, Kate Millett
Jim Duggins Outstanding Mid-Career Novelists' Prize Brian Leung, Stacey D'Erasmo

Nominees and winnersEdit

Category Winner Nominated
Bisexual Fiction Barbara Browning, The Correspondence Artist
Bisexual Non-Fiction Jan Steckel, The Horizontal Poet
Gay Debut Fiction Rahul Mehta, Quarantine
Gay Erotica Dirk Vanden, All Together
Gay Fiction Colm Tóibín, The Empty Family
Gay Memoir/Biography Glen Retief, The Jack Bank: A Memoir of a South African Childhood
Gay Mystery Richard Stevenson, Red White Black and Blue
Gay Poetry Tim Dlugos (David Trinidad, ed.), A Fast Life: The Collected Poems of Tim Dlugos
Gay Romance Jim Provenzano, Every Time I Think of You
Lesbian Debut Fiction Laurie Weeks, Zipper Mouth
Lesbian Erotica Debra Hyde, Story of L
Lesbian Fiction Farzana Doctor, Six Metres of Pavement
Lesbian Memoir/Biography Jeanne Cordova, When We Were Outlaws: A Memoir of Love & Revolution
Lesbian Mystery Kim Baldwin and Xenia Alexiou, Dying to Live
Lesbian Poetry Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, Love Cake
Lesbian Romance Kenna White, Taken by Surprise
LGBT Anthology Michael Hames-García and Ernesto Javier Martínez, Gay Latino Studies: A Critical Reader
LGBT Children's/Young Adult Bil Wright, Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy
LGBT Drama Peggy Shaw, A Menopausal Gentleman: The Solo Performances of Peggy Shaw
LGBT Non-Fiction Michael Bronski, A Queer History of the United States
LGBT Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Lee Thomas, The German
LGBT Studies Lisa L. Moore, Sister Arts: The Erotics of Lesbian Landscapes
Transgender Fiction Tristan Taormino, ed., Take Me There: Trans and Genderqueer Erotica
Transgender Non-Fiction Justin Vivian Bond, Tango: My Childhood Backwards and in High Heels
  • Peter Boag, Re-Dressing America’s Frontier Past
  • Megan Rohrer and Zander Keig, eds., Letters For My Brothers: Transitional Wisdom in Retrospect
  • Dean Spade, Normal Life: Administrative Violence, Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of Law
  • Eric A. Stanley and Nat Smith, Captive Genders: Trans Embodiment and the Prison Industrial Complex

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