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Congratulations to all the winners, but also to the finalists. Mick, I'm really happy for you.

LGBT Anthologies: Portland Queer: Tales of the Rose City, edited by Ariel Gore (Lit Star Press)
 

Finalists:
- Gay American Autobiography: Writings from Whitman to Sedaris, edited by David Bergman (University of Wisconsin Press)
- Moral Panics, Sex Panics: Fear and the Fight Over Sexual Rights, edited by Gilbert Herdt (NYU Press)
- My Diva: 65 Gay Men on the Women Who Inspire Them, edited by Michael Montlack (University of Wisconsin Press)
- Smash the Church, Smash the State! The Early Years of Gay Liberation, edited by Tommi Avicolli Mecca (City Lights)

LGBT Children's/Young Adult: Sprout, by Dale Peck (Bloomsbury USA) (In the Spotlight: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/990355.html) 

Finalists:
- Ash, by Malinda Lo (Little, Brown)
- How Beautiful the Ordinary, edited by Michael Cart (HarperCollins)
- In Mike We Trust, by P.E. Ryan (HarperCollins) (In the Spotlight: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/528923.html)
- The Vast Fields of Ordinary, by Nick Burd (Penguin Books) (In the Spotlight: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/955620.html)

LGBT Drama: The Collected Plays Of Mart Crowley, by Mart Crowley (Alyson Books) 

Finalists:
- The Beebo Brinker Chronicles, by Kate Moira Ryan & Linda S. Chapman (Dramatists Play Service)
- Revenge of the Women's Studies Professor, by Bonnie L. Morris (Indiana University Press)

LGBT Nonfiction: The Greeks and Greek Love, by James Davidson (Random House) 

Finalists: 
- The Golden Age of Gay Fiction, edited by Drewey Wayne Gunn (MLR Press) (Review: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/801875.html)
- I Am Your Sister: Collected and Unpublished Writings of Audre Lorde, edited by Rudolph P. Byrd, Johnnetta Betsch Cole & Beverly Guy-Sheftall (Oxford University Press)
- Ties That Bind: Familial Homophobia and Its Consequences, by Sarah Schulman (The New Press)
Unfriendly Fire:How the Gay Ban Undermines the Military and Weakens America, by Nathaniel Frank (St. Martin's Press)

LGBT SF/Fantasy/Horror: Palimpsest, by Catherynne M. Valenta (Bantam/Spectra Books) 

Finalists:
- Centuries Ago and Very Fast, by Rebecca Ore (Aqueduct Press)
- Fist of the Spider Woman, by Amber Dawn (Arsenal Pulp Press)
- In the Closet, Under the Bed, by Lee Thomas (Dark Scribe Press)
- Pumpkin Teeth, by Tom Cardamone (Lethe Press)

LGBT Studies: The Straight State: Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth Century America, by Margot Canaday (Princeton University Press) 

Finalists: 
- Metropolitan Lovers: The Homosexuality of Cities, by Julie Abraham (University of Minnesota Press)
- Moving Politics: Emotion and ACT UP's Fight Against AIDS, by Deborah B. Gould (University of Chicago Press)
- The Queer Child, or Growing Sideways in the Twentieth Century, by Kathryn Bond Stockton (Duke University Press)
- The Resurrection of the Body: Pier Paolo Pasolini from Saint Paul to Sade, by Armando Maggi (University of Chicago Press)

Bisexual Fiction (tie):
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Holy Communion, by Mykola Dementiuk (Synergy Press) (Review: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/700800.html)
- Love You Two, by Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli (Random House Australia)


Finalists:
- Arusha, by J.E. Knowles (Spinsters Ink)
- The Janeid, by Bobbie Geary (The Graeae Press)
- Torn, by Amber Lehman (Closet Case Press)

Bisexual Nonfiction: Leaving India: My Family's Journey From Five Villages to Five Continents, by Minal Hajratwala (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) 

Finalists:
- Byron in Love: A Short Daring Life, by Edna O'Brien (W. W. Norton)
- Cheever: A Life, by Blake Bailey (Alfred A. Knopf)
- Map, by Audrey Beth Stein (Lulu.com)
- Vincente Minnelli: Hollywood's Dark Dreamer, by Emanuel Levy (St. Martin's Press)

Transgender: Lynnee Breedlove's One Freak Show, by Lynn Breedlove (Manic D Press) 
 
Finalists:
- Bharat Jiva, by Kari Edwards (Litmus Press)
- The Nearest Exit May Be Behind You, by S Bear Bergman (Arsenal Pulp Press)
- Transmigration, by Joy Ladin (Sheep Meadow Press)
- Troglodyte Rose, by Adam Lowe (Cadaverine Publications)

Lesbian Debut Fiction: The Creamsickle, by Rhiannon Argo (Spinsters Ink)
 
Finalists:
- The Bigness of the World, by Lori Ostlund (University of Georgia Press)
- Land Beyond Maps, by Maida Tilchen (Savvy Press)
- More of This World or Maybe Another, by Barb Johnson (HarperCollins)
- Verge, by Z Egloff (Bywater Books)

Gay Debut Fiction: Blue Boy, by Rakesh Satyal (Kensington Books)

Finalists:
- God Says No, by James Hannaham (McSweeneys)
- Pop Salvation, by Lance Reynald (HarperCollins)
- Shaming the Devil: Collected Short Stories, by G. Winston James (Top Pen Press)
- Sugarless, by James Magruder (University of Wisconsin Press)

Lesbian Erotica: Lesbian Cowboys, edited by Sacchi Green & Rakelle Valencia (Cleis Press)

Finalists:
- Flesh and Bone, by Ronica Black (Bold Strokes Books)
- Punishment with Kisses, by Diane Anderson-Minshall (Bold Strokes Books)
- Where the Girls Are, by D.L. King (Cleis Press)
- Women of the Bite, by Cecelia Tan (Alyson Books)

Gay Erotica: Impossible Princess, by Kevin Killian (City Lights)

Finalists:
- Rough Trade: Dangerous Gay Erotica, edited by Todd Gregory (Bold Strokes Books)
- I Like It Like That: True Tales of Gay Desire, edited by Richard Labonté & Lawrence Schimel (Arsenal Pulp Press)
- The Low Road, by James Lear (Cleis Press) (In the Spotlight: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/388426.html)
- Eight Inches, by Sean Wolfe (Kensington Books)

Lesbian Fiction: A Field Guide to Deception, by Jill Malone (Bywater Books)

Finalists:
- Dismantled, by Jennifer McMahon (HarperCollins)
- Forgetting the Alamo, Or, Blood Memory, by Emma Pérez (University of Texas Press)
- Risk, by Elena Dykewomon (Bywater Books)
- This One's Going to Last Forever, by Nairne Holtz (Insomniac Press)

Gay Fiction: Lake Overturn, by Vestal McIntyre (HarperCollins)

Finalists: 
- The River In Winter, by Matt Dean (Queens English Productions)
- Said and Done, by James Morrison (Black Lawrence Press)
- Salvation Army, by Abdellah Taia (Semiotext(e))
- Silverlake, by Peter Gadol (Tyrus Books)

Lesbian Memoir/Biography: The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith, by Joan Schenkar (St. Martin's Press) 

Finalists: 
- Called Back: My Reply to Cancer, My Return to Life, by Mary Cappello (Alyson Books)
- Mean Little deaf Queer, by Terry Galloway (Beacon Press)
- My Red Blood: A Memoir of Growing Up Communist, Coming Onto the Greenwich Village Folk Scene, and Coming Out in the Feminist Movement, by Alix Dobkin (Alyson Books)
- Likewise: The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag, by Ariel Schrag (Simon & Schuster/Touchstone Fireside)

Gay Memoir/Biography: Ardent Spirits: Leaving Home, Coming Back, by Reynolds Price (Scribner Books) 

Finalists: 
- City Boy: My Life in New York During the 1960's and 70's, by Edmund White (Bloomsbury USA) (In the Spotlight: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/629113.html)
- Deflowered: My Life in Pansy Division, by Jon Ginoli (Cleis Press)
- Once You Go Back, by Douglas A. Martin (Seven Stories Press)
- The Pure Lover: A Memoir of Grief, by David Plante (Beacon Press)

Lesbian Mystery: Death of a Dying Man, by J.M. Redmann (Bold Strokes Books)

Finalists:
- Command of Silence, by Paulette Callen (Spinsters Ink)
- From Hell to Breakfast, by Joan Opyr (Blue Feather Books)
- The Mirror and the Mask, by Ellen Hart (St. Martin's/Minotaur)
- Toasted, by Josie Gordon (Bella Books)

Gay Mystery: What We Remember, by Michael Thomas Ford (Kensington Books) (In the Spotlight: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/423626.html)

Finalists:
- All Lost Things, by Josh Aterovis (P.D. Publishing) (Review: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/1015536.html)
- The Killer of Orchids, by Ralph Ashworth (State Street Press)
- Murder in the Garden District, by Greg Herren (Alyson Books) (In the Spotlight: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/882286.html)
- Straight Lies, by Rob Byrnes (Kensington Books) (Review: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/871317.html

Lesbian Poetry: Zero at the Bone, by Stacie Cassarino (New Issues Poetry & Prose) 
 
Finalists:
- Bird Eating Bird, by Kristin Naca (HarperCollins)
- Gospel: Poems, by Samiya Bashir (Red Bone Press)
- Names, by Marilyn Hacker (W.W. Norton)
- Stars of the Night Commute, by Ana Bozicevic (Tarpaulin Sky Press)

Gay Poetry: Sweet Core Orchard, by Benjamin S. Grossberg (University of Tampa Press) 

Finalists:
- Breakfast with Thom Gunn, by Randall Mann (University of Chicago Press)
- The Brother Swimming Beneath Me, by Brent Goodman (Black Lawrence Press)
- The First Risk, by Charles Jensen (Lethe Press) (Rainbow Award Winner: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/885934.html)
- What the Right Hand Knows, by Tom Healy (Four Way Books)

Lesbian Romance: The Sublime and Spirited Voyage of Original Sin, by Colette Moody (Bold Strokes Books) 

Finalists:
- It Should Be a Crime, by Carsen Taite (Bold Strokes Books)
- No Rules of Engagement, by Tracey Richardson (Bella Books)
- Stepping Stone, by Karin Kallmaker (Bella Books)
- Worth Every Step, by KG MacGregor (Bella Books)

Gay Romance: Drama Queers!, by Frank Anthony Polito (Kensington Books) (In the Spotlight: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/1035242.html
 
Finalists:
- A Keen Edge, by H. Leigh Aubrey (iUniverse) (Review: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/953851.html)
- The Rest of Our Lives, by Dan Stone (Lethe Press) (Review: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/680513.html)
- Time After Time, by J.P. Bowie (MLR Press) (Review: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/762264.html)
- Transgressions, by Erastes (Running Press) (Review: http://elisa-rolle.livejournal.com/605516.html)

http://www.lambdaliterary.org/awards/awards-finalists/

Comments

( 2 comments — Leave a comment )
(Anonymous)
May. 28th, 2010 09:51 am (UTC)
The Winner!
Elisa

Yes, it certainly is a thrill! What an awesome thing to wake up to, though my publisher, Sally Miller, took a chance and woke me up last night but I didn't mind it one bit. And most of all, you stood by me when others squirmed and threw my work down. I'll never forget that.

Mick

http://www.MykolaDementiuk.com
Lambda Awards Winner 2010/Bisexual Fiction for Holy Communion

also Dee Dee Day, an e-book from eXtasy Books
(Anonymous)
May. 28th, 2010 01:59 pm (UTC)
Re: The Winner!
Mick, I'm thrilled for you!

Tina CEO eXtasy Books
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