Lambda Literary Award Names 2019 Finalists

March 7, 2019

Whittled down from a pool of 1,000 submissions, the finalists for the 2019 Lambda Literary Awards were announced this morning. The awards, which highlight and celebrate LBGTQ literature, feature 24 categories, including a brand new category: Bisexual Poetry.

Finalists include Akwaeke Emezi, Joseph Cassara (our interview), Hieu Minh Nguyen (ft. in our Must-Read Poetry: April 2018), and Year in Reading alums Patrick Nathan (2017) and Jordy Rosenberg (2018).

Winners will be announced at a ceremony on Monday, June 3, in New York City.

is an associate editor for The Millions. She works in academic publishing by day and is a freelance writer and book reviewer by night. She tweets at @CarolynQuimby.

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