Spring beckons; our jurors read. Â Hope everyone had a festive National Library Week. Â At least one member of our committee has nominated the following for consideration in this year’s Over the Rainbow list.
Barth, Kelly. My Almost Certainly Real Imaginary Jesus. Arktoi Press.
Barton, Bernadette. Pray the Gay Away: Extraordinary Lives of Bible Belt Gays. NYU Press.
Bergman, David. Fortunate Light. Midsummerâ€™s Night Press.
Binnie, Imogen. Nevada. Topside Press.
Borich, Barrie Jean. Body Geographic. University of Nebraska Press.
Bouchard, Michel Marc. Tom at the Farm. Talon Books.
Davis, Theresa. After This We Go Dark. Sibling Rivalry Press.
Davis, Will. The Trapese Artist. Bloombury USA.
Dawn, Amber. How Poetry Saved My Life. Arsenal Pulp Press.
Dimitrov, Alex. Begging for It. Fourway Books.
Elledge, Jim and David Groff. Ed. Whoâ€™s Yer Daddy: Gay Writers Celebrate their Mentors and Forerunners. University of Wisconsin Press.
Finbow, Steve. Allen Ginsberg. Reaktion Books.
Foster, Guy Mark. The Rest of Us. Tincture Press.
Gonzalez, Roberto. Autobiography of My Hungers. University of Wisconsin Press.
Gundy, Bud. Elf Gift.Â CreateSpace.
Klarman, Michael. From the Closet to the Altar: Courts, Backlash, and the Struggle for Same-Sex Marriage. Oxford University Press.
Kramer, Richard. These Things Happen. Unbridled Books.
Levy, E.J. Love, in Theory. University of Georgia Press.
Liegegott, Ali. Cha Ching!. City Lights Publishers.
Lord, Catherine and Richard Meyer. Art and Queer Culture. Phaidon Press.
Margolick, David. Dreadful: The Short Life and Gay Times of John Home Burns. Other Press.
Pierceson, Jason. Ed. Same-Sex Marriage in Latin America: Promise and Resistance. Lexington Books.
Powell, Kanithea. Butch: Never Judge a Butch by her Cover. Qwest Press.
San Filippo, Maria. The B Word: Bisexuality in Contemporary Film and Television. Indiana University Press.
Schimel, Lawrence. Deleted Names. Midsummerâ€™s Night Press.
Suri, Manil. City of Devi. W.W. Norton & Company.
Sycamore, Mattilda Bernstein. End of San Francisco. City Lights Publishers.
Trasandes, Monica. Broken Like This. Thomas Dunne.
Warner, Sara. Acts of Gaiety: LGBT Performance and the Politics of Pleasure. University of Michigan Press.