The 2018 Lambda Literary Awards were announced last night in New York City. The annual award, now in its 30th year, celebrates the “best lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender books of the year and affirm[s] that LGBTQ stories are part of the literature of the world.” In addition to the other awards, Lamdba’s Trustee and Visionary Awards were given to Roxane Gay and Edmund White.
The winners of the 2018 Lambda Literary Awards are as follows:
After the Blue Hour by John Rechy
The Gift by Barbara Browning
Hunger by Roxane Gay
How We Get Free: Black Feminism and the Combahee River Collective by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity by C. Riley Snorton
The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich
Lives of Great Men: Living and Loving as an African Gay Man by Chike Frankie Edozien
My Favorite Thing Is Monsters by Emil Ferris
The full list of winners can be found here.