The following 13 books have been read and recommended for consideration for the final list by at least one juror.
Alonzo, Jesús. Jotos Del Barrio. Kórima Press.
Anderson-Minshall, Diane and Jacob. Queerly Beloved: A Love Story Across Genders. Bold Stroke Books.
Bass, Ellen. Like a Beggar. Copper Canyon Press.
Beachy, Robert. Gay Berlin. Knopf.
Becker, Jo. Forcing the Spring: Inside the Fight for Marriage Equality. Penguin.
Berman, Steve, ed. Best Gay Stories 2014. Lethe Press.
Berman, Steve, ed. Where Thy Dark Eye Glances. Lethe Press.
Castillo, Ana. Give It To Me. Feminist Press.
Ghaziani, Amin. There Goes The Gayborhood? Princeton University Press.
Guibert, Herve. The Mausoleum of Lovers: Journals 1976-1991. Nightboat Books.
Hyde, Langley. Highfell Grimoires. Blind Eye Books.
Minichello, Victor and John Scott. Male Sex Work and Society. Harrington Park Press.
Nguyen, Hieu. This Way To The Sugar. Write Bloody Press.