Lambda Literary Award2001

Given by Lambda Literary Foundation

Other Names: Lammies
95 Works / 96 Items 17,283 Books 274 Reviews ½ 3.8
Lambda Literary Awards (also known as the "Lammies") are awarded yearly by the US-based Lambda Literary Foundation to published works which celebrate or explore LGBT themes. Categories include Humor, show more Romance and Biography. To qualify, a book must have been published in the United States in the year current to the award. The Lambda Literary Foundation states that its mission is "to celebrate LGBT literature and provide resources for writers, readers, booksellers, publishers, and librarians - the whole literary community." The awards were instituted in 1988.

In determining whether a book should be submitted for consideration, the Lambda Literary Awards are based principally on the LGBT content of the work. The sexual orientation of the author is secondary.
show less
Stages:
All, Winner (790), Finalist (2,139), Nominee (1,410)
Categories:
All, 100 Best Lesbian/Gay Books of the 20th Century (1), AIDS (15), Anthology (11), Anthology/Fiction (52), Anthology/Nonfiction (47), Arts & Culture (7), Autobiography (5), Autobiography/Memoir (15), Belles Lettres (5), Biography (25), Bisexual (16), Bisexual Fiction (70), Bisexual Literature (10), Bisexual Nonfiction (55), Bisexual Poetry (33), Children's/Young Adult (86), Drama (52), Editor's Choice (12), Erotica (23), Gay Biography/Autobiography (1), Gay Debut Fiction (24), Gay Erotica (37), Gay Fiction (73), Gay General Fiction (43), Gay Memoir/Biography (107), Gay Men's Anthology (18), Gay Men's Biography/Autobiography (38), Gay Men's Debut Fiction (30), Gay Men's Erotica (2), Gay Men's Fiction (94), Gay Men's Memoir (5), Gay Men's Mystery (85), Gay Men's Mystery/Science Fiction (5), Gay Men's Nonfiction (25), Gay Men's Poetry (79), Gay Men's Romance (5), Gay Men's SF/Fantasy (21), Gay Men's Small Press (10), Gay Men's Studies (38), Gay Men’s Debut Fiction (1), Gay Mystery (89), Gay Poetry (101), Gay Romance (103), Humor (86), LGBT Anthologies (5), LGBT Anthology (49), LGBT Children's/Young Adult (51), LGBT Debut (8), LGBT Debut Fiction (28), LGBT Drama (36), LGBT Erotica (6), LGBT Graphic Novel (3), LGBT Graphic Novels (10), LGBT Nonfiction (58), LGBT Poetry (6), LGBT SF/F/Horror (15), LGBT SF/Fantasy/Horror (15), LGBT Sci-Fi/Fantasy/Horror (10), LGBT Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror (18), LGBT Studies (89), LGBTQ Anthology (38), LGBTQ Children's/Middle Grade (10), LGBTQ Children's/Young Adult (32), LGBTQ Comics (10), LGBTQ Drama (17), LGBTQ Erotica (29), LGBTQ Graphic Novels (20), LGBTQ Mystery (10), LGBTQ Nonfiction (42), LGBTQ SF/F/Horror (36), LGBTQ Speculative Fiction (5), LGBTQ Studies (42), LGBTQ Young Adult (10), LGBTQ+ Anthology (9), LGBTQ+ Children's Books (10), LGBTQ+ Comics (10), LGBTQ+ Drama (7), LGBTQ+ Middle Grade (10), LGBTQ+ Mystery (10), LGBTQ+ Nonfiction (10), LGBTQ+ Poetry (3), LGBTQ+ Romance and Erotica (10), LGBTQ+ Speculative Fiction (10), LGBTQ+ Studies (10), LGBTQ+ Young Adult (10), Lesbian Anthology (18), Lesbian Biography/Autobiography (38), Lesbian Debut Fiction (53), Lesbian Erotica (32), Lesbian Fiction (165), Lesbian Fiction and Lesbian SF/Fantasy (1), Lesbian Fiction and Lesbian Small Press (1), Lesbian General Fiction (40), Lesbian Memoir (2), Lesbian Memoir/Biography (98), Lesbian Mystery (169), Lesbian Mystery/Science Fiction (4), Lesbian Nonfiction (21), Lesbian Poetry (181), Lesbian Romance (118), Lesbian SF/Fantasy (19), Lesbian Small Press (9), Lesbian Studies (38), Nonfiction (14), Photography/Visual Arts (50), Poetry (9), Publisher's Service Award (1), Religion/Spirituality (15), Romance (24), Science Fiction/Fantasy (67), Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror (1), Small Press (50), Spirituality (36), Spirituality/Religion (10), Transgender (51), Transgender Fiction (60), Transgender Non-Fiction (7), Transgender Nonfiction (55), Transgender Poetry (41), Transgender/Bisexual (3), Transgender/Genderqueer (10), Young Adult/Children's (5), No Category (2)
Years:
All, 2024 (121), 2023 (124), 2022 (116), 2021 (115), 2020 (160), 2019 (168), 2018 (154), 2017 (144), 2016 (155), 2015 (150), 2014 (183), 2013 (144), 2012 (117), 2011 (115), 2010 (115), 2009 (104), 2007 (109), 2006 (107), 2005 (102), 2004 (106), 2003 (95), 2002 (89), 2001 (96), 2000 (94), 1999 (94), 1998 (94), 1997 (92), 1996 (97), 1995 (96), 1994 (87), 1993 (82), 1992 (71), 1991 (72), 1990 (88), 1989 (81), 1988 (57)
Announced:
March 27: Finalist2024 Recent

Winner 22

WorkCategoryYear
Diva Book of Short Stories by Helen SandlerAnthology/Fiction2001
The Greatest Taboo: Homosexuality in Black Communities by Delroy Constantine-SimmsAnthology/Nonfiction2001
The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression by Andrew SolomonAutobiography/Memoir2001
The Scarlet Professor: Newton Arvin: A Literary Life Shattered by Scandal by Barry WerthBiography2001
Finding H.F.: A Novel by Julia WattsChildren's/Young Adult2001
See Dick Deconstruct: Literotica for the Satirically Bent by Ian PhilipsErotica2001
The Practical Heart: Four Novellas by Allan GurganusGay Men's Fiction2001
Rag and Bone by Michael NavaGay Men's Mystery2001
Source: Poems by Mark DotyGay Men's Poetry2001
Fraud: Essays by David RakoffHumor2001
Days of Awe by Achy ObejasLesbian Fiction2001
The Merchant of Venus by Ellen HartLesbian Mystery2001
Fox: Poems 1998-2000 by Adrienne RichLesbian Poetry2001
Courting Justice: Gay Men and Lesbians v. the Supreme Court by Joyce MurdochLGBT Studies2001
Dear Friends: American Photographs of Men Together, 1840-1918 by David DeitcherPhotography/Visual Arts2001
Pages for You: A Novel by Sylvia BrownriggRomance2001
Point of Dreams by Melissa ScottScience Fiction/Fantasy2001
Conversaciones: Relatos por padres y madres de hijas lesbianas y hijos gay by Mariana Romo-CarmonaSmall Press2001
Escaping God's Closet: The Revelations of a Queer Priest by bernardduncanmayesSpirituality2001
Escaping God's Closet: The Revelations of a Queer Priest by Bernard Duncan MayesSpirituality2001
Queer Commentary and the Hebrew Bible (Journal for the Study of the Old Testament. Supplement Series, 334) by Ken StoneSpirituality2001
Omnigender: A Trans-Religious Approach by Virginia Ramey MollenkottTransgender/Bisexual2001

Nominee 74

WorkCategoryYear
Take Out: Queer Writing From Asian Pacific America by Quang BaoAnthology/Fiction2001
Rebel Yell: Stories by Contemporary Southern Gay Authors by Jay QuinnAnthology/Fiction2001
Love Shook My Heart 2: Lesbian Love Stories (Vol 2) by Jess WellsAnthology/Fiction2001
Lesbian Rabbis: The First Generation by Rebecca T. AlpertAnthology/Nonfiction2001
In A Queer Country by Terry GoldieAnthology/Nonfiction2001
Out in the Castro: Desire, Promise, Activism by Winston LeylandAnthology/Nonfiction2001
His Hands, His Tools, His Sex, His Dress: Lesbian Writers on Their Fathers by Catherine ReidAnthology/Nonfiction2001
Monster: Adventures in American Machismo by Brian BouldreyAutobiography/Memoir2001
Gaslight by Carol GuessAutobiography/Memoir2001
How I Learned to Snap: A Small Town Coming-Out and Coming-of-Age Story by Kirk ReadAutobiography/Memoir2001
Outbound: Finding a Man, Sailing an Ocean (Living Out: Gay and Lesbian Autobiographies, Joan Larkin and David Bergman, Series Editors) by William StorandtAutobiography/Memoir2001
Familiar Spirits: A Memoir of James Merrill and David Jackson by Alison LurieBiography2001
Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay by Nancy MilfordBiography2001
The Sappho Companion by Margaret ReynoldsBiography2001
The Masks of Mary Renault: A Literary Biography by Caroline ZilboorgBiography2001
Love Rules by Marilyn ReynoldsChildren's/Young Adult2001
Empress of the World by Sara RyanChildren's/Young Adult2001
Rainbow Boys by Alex SanchezChildren's/Young Adult2001
Spot by Todd TuttleChildren's/Young Adult2001
Dirty Words: Provocative Erotica by M. ChristianErotica2001
His Tongue: Stories by Lawrence SchimelErotica2001
Tough Girls: Down and Dirty Dyke Erotica by Lori SelkeErotica2001
Hot & Bothered 3 by Karen X. TulchinskyErotica2001
The Rose City and Other Stories by David EbershoffGay Men's Fiction2001
The Marble Quilt by David LeavittGay Men's Fiction2001
The Heart is Deceitful Above All Things by J. T. LeRoyGay Men's Fiction2001
In the City of Shy Hunters by Tom SpanbauerGay Men's Fiction2001
Boy Toy by Michael CraftGay Men's Mystery2001
Making a Killing by Warren DunfordGay Men's Mystery2001
The Butcher's Son by Dorien GreyGay Men's Mystery2001
Sex and Murder.com by Mark Richard ZubroGay Men's Mystery2001
Complete Poems by C.P. CavafyGay Men's Poetry2001
Harmless Medicine by Justin ChinGay Men's Poetry2001
Hard Evidence by Timothy LiuGay Men's Poetry2001
Love Speaks Its Name: Gay and Lesbian Love Poems (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets) by J. D. McClatchyGay Men's Poetry2001
The Little Book of Neuroses: Ongoing Trials From My Queer Life by Michael Thomas FordHumor2001
Inflatable Butch by Ellen OrleansHumor2001
Drama Queen: The Gay Man's Guide to an Uncomplicated Life by Patrick PriceHumor2001
Pages for You: A Novel by Sylvia BrownriggLesbian Fiction2001
Yin Fire by Alexandra GrilikhesLesbian Fiction2001
Hoochie Mama (Mad Dog Rodriguez Trilogy) by Erika LopezLesbian Fiction2001
Light, Coming Back: A Novel by Ann WadsworthLesbian Fiction2001
Witchfire by Lauren MaddisonLesbian Mystery2001
Kiss the Girls and Make Them Spy by Mabel ManeyLesbian Mystery2001
Back to Salem by Alex MarcouxLesbian Mystery2001
Moving Targets by Pat WelchLesbian Mystery2001
Why Things Burn: Poems by Daphne GottliebLesbian Poetry2001
Skies by Eileen MylesLesbian Poetry2001
Here - Poetry by Letta NeelyLesbian Poetry2001
Mr. Bluebird by Gerry Gomez PearlbergLesbian Poetry2001
The Evening Crowd at Kirmser's: A Gay Life in the 1940s by Ricardo J. BrownLGBT Studies2001
Behind the Screen: How Gays and Lesbians Shaped Hollywood by William J. MannLGBT Studies2001
Lesbian Empire: Radical Crosswriting in the Twenties by Gay WachmanLGBT Studies2001
All the Rage: The Story of Gay Visibility in America by Suzanna Danuta WaltersLGBT Studies2001
Intimacies by Tee CorinnePhotography/Visual Arts2001
Male Nude Now by David LeddickPhotography/Visual Arts2001
Strong Man: Vintage Photos of a Masculine Icon by Robert MainardiPhotography/Visual Arts2001
Queer Pulp: Perverted Passions from the Golden Age of the Paperback by Susan StrykerPhotography/Visual Arts2001
Substitute for Love by Karin KallmakerRomance2001
Mirrors by Marianne K. MartinRomance2001
Any Kind Of Luck by William Jack SibleyRomance2001
Vadriel Vail by Vincent VirgaRomance2001
Bending the landscape : Horror by Nicola GriffithScience Fiction/Fantasy2001
Gumshoe Gorilla by Keith HartmanScience Fiction/Fantasy2001
Bound In Blood: The Erotic Journey of a Vampire by David Thomas LordScience Fiction/Fantasy2001
Vampire Vow by Michael SchiefelbeinScience Fiction/Fantasy2001
Scared Straight: Why It's So Hard to Accept Gay People and Why It's So Hard to Be Human by Robert N. MinorSmall Press2001
Calendar Boy by Andy QuanSmall Press2001
The Wild Man by Patricia Nell WarrenSmall Press2001
Gifted by Otherness: Gay and Lesbian Christians in the Church by L. William CountrymanSpirituality2001
Crossing over: Liberating the Transgendered Christian by Vanessa SheridanSpirituality2001
Coming Out Young and Faithful by Leanne McCall TigertSpirituality2001
Best Bisexual Erotica, Volume 2 by Bill BrentTransgender/Bisexual2001
Synthetic Bi Products by Sparrow L. PattersonTransgender/Bisexual2001

Tags

20th century(2,028) American(2,505) American literature(2,165) anthology(3,079) autobiography(3,092) biography(8,260) coming of age(2,745) contemporary(2,214) ebook(4,508) essays(6,012) family(4,497) fantasy(9,435) feminism(2,547) fiction(52,158) gay(13,078) gay fiction(2,357) gay men(2,505) gender(3,618) glbt(3,513) graphic novel(3,200) historical fiction(6,177) history(5,277) homosexuality(3,225) horror(2,828) humor(9,050) Kindle(2,491) lesbian(11,229) lgbt(8,871) lgbtq(10,019) literature(3,222) memoir(11,821) mystery(8,256) non-fiction(18,796) novel(6,069) own(2,790) poetry(8,522) queer(9,832) read(7,485) romance(5,745) science fiction(5,666) sexuality(3,594) short stories(4,550) signed(2,391) to-read(56,333) transgender(3,277) unread(3,391) usa(2,616) wishlist(2,172) ya(3,996) young adult(5,376)

Top Members

stevenmg (1,431 works), PoncedeleonLibrary (1,115), GAGVLibrary (1,112), donkelly68 (1,032), alo1224 (901), LambertHouse (675), RLNunezKPL (584), e-zReader (579), outontheshelveslibr (570), QCenterPDX1 (559), outontheshelf (556), HarrietHancockCenter (529), top50MM (526), LGBTMontana (507), Aussiewoman (490), pridelib (481), Ghost1y (474), LambdaArchivesofSD (465), CLGArchives (452), BiPanLibrary (448), LGBT-Biblioteket (400), mcc.library (390), emaestra (389), PCNJ (376), OkEq (369), aabdelrahmanm (353), LGBTQIowaLibrary (343), emorylgbt (339), UMichLGBTA (334), EdMadden (328), rmharris (313), inpariswithyou (310), lquilter (302), mffowler (297), crimsonraider (292), 7sistersapphist (285), 109tunxisave (284), becker (282), framji (282), Hodekin (281), KUglbtq (281), theodarling (279), wsb1942 (276), bek-pa (275), DSMPC (275), P_T_Mack (273), QRC (270), UGALGBTCENTER (269), catseyecrake (265), CDGLCCLibrary (264), jagraham684 (263), buriedinprint (260), ucd-lgbtqia (260), parasolofdoom (259), Thumperu (259), wmulbgt (259), KelMunger (257), OhioLesbianArchives (252), TaraWood (251), FrogBear (248), Kelroka (247), walnut242 (247), leonardo7 (245), TheLostNoun (245), PennLGBTC (242), gsc55 (240), ijustgetbored (238), Kaethe (237), claire.rivers (235), CenterLBbackup (232), sherman.clarke (231), EBMulligan (229), mizzoulgbt (229), The_Bi-bliography (229), translibrary (228), KnoxRainbowLibrary (226), kamintra (223), firstfloor1 (220), jdemanda (220), Qcenterlibrary1 (220), georgebexley (218), iluvvideo (218), MoochPurpura (217), DukeLGBTCenter (215), FriedmanFamily (215), GLBTResourceCenterSB (215), Diverse-City (212), MDTLibrarian (211), NCLGBTQ (211), FleetSparrow (210), glbt_studentservices (210), lgbtmizzou (209), DBev (201), curtwalt (200), krzykris101 (200), TCCenter (200), Poindexterwt (199), autisticluke (198), CharlieLeppert (197), NorthStarCC (196), schatzi (196), amaranthe (193), localgayangel (192), Moshepit20 (192), gaymystery (191), pondelro (190), being_blunt (189), emmy_of_spines (189), anderlawlor (187), BayardRustinLibrary (186), angelpeter (184), karenb (182), DebbyeC (181), lydia1879 (180), SallyMcLaughlin (179), BettcherForrest (176), GLBTCenteratNCState (176), rpeckham (175), lycomayflower (174), riahonfiahh (174), suzecate (173)