Adult Award Winners

ALA Notable Books for Adults

2014

Poetry

Hum
Jamaal May

2012

Fiction

Light Lifting
Alexander MacLeod

Poetry

Beauty is a Verb
Sheila Black

2012

Fiction

Tinkers
Paul Harding

BCALA Literary Awards

2011

Fiction

Glorious
Bernice L. McFadden

Over the Rainbow Project Book List

2016

Top 10

Dirty River
Leah L. Piepzna-Samarasinha

 

Fiction

Sphinx
Anne Garréta

Lost Boi
Sassafras Lowrey

Poetry

Fanny Says
Nickole Brown

Pelvis with Distance
Jessica Jacobs

Nonfiction/Autobiography/Memoir

2015

Top 10

Gender Failure
Ivan Coyote

Man Alive
Thomas P. McBee

Mr. Loverman
Bernardine Evaristo

Poetry

Artificial Cherry
Billeh Nickerson

Like a Beggar
Ellen Bass

Obscenely Yours
Angelo Nikolopoulos

Viral
Suzanne Parker

Fiction

Mr. Loverman
Bernardine Evaristo

Palmerino
Melissa Pritchard

Cha-Ching!
Ali Liebegott

Memoir/Biography

Gender Failure
Ivan Coyote

Man Alive
Thomas P. McBee

Army of Lovers
Sarah Liss

Essays

Drama

Tom at the Farm
Michel Marc Bouchard

Non-Fiction

We Do!
Madeleine M. Kunin

The End of San Francisco
Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

Art/Photography

Transcuba
Mariette Pathy Allen

Graphic Narrative

Spit and Passion
Christy C. Road

2013

Fiction

Short Stories

The Dirt Chronicles
Kristyn Dunnion

Memoir/Biography

Trans/Love
Morty Diamond

Non-Fiction

Why Are Faggots So Afraid of Faggots?
Mattilda Bernstein Sycamore

2012

Top 10

Persistence
Ivan Coyote

Fiction

Krakow Melt
Daniel A. Cox

Billie Girl
Vickie Weaver

Short Stories

Paradise Tales
Geoff Ryan

Memoir/Bibliography

Tango
Justin Vivian Bond

2011

Top Ten

Missed Her
Ivan Coyote

Missouri
Christine Wunnicke

Fiction

Second Line
Poppy Z. Brite

American Hunks
David L. Chapman

Speculative Fiction

The Mere Future
Sarah Schulman

Stonewall Book Awards

Barbara Gittings Literature Award

2016

Honor Book

Apocalypse Baby
Virginie Despentes

2015

2014

Art on Fire
Hilary Sloin

Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award

2014

Sophie Brody Medal for Achievement in Jewish Literature

2016

Honor Book

Andre Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction

2016

Honor Book