Under Consideration for May 2017

By George Martinez  

The following titles have been read and recommended for inclusion on the final list by at least one juror:

Fiction and Literature

Banias, Ari.  Anybody: Poems.  New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company, 2016.

D’abo, Christine. Working It: A Ringside Romance.  Hillsborough, NJ: Riptide Publishing, 2017.

Kelly, Donika. Bestiary. Minneapolis, MN: Graywolf Press, 2016.

Lennox, Cass. Blank Spaces. Burnsville, NC: Riptide Publishing, 2016.

Luce, Ed. Wuvable Oaf: Blood & Metal. Seattle, WA: Fantagraphics Books, 2016.

Maclean, Dal. Bitter Legacy. Bellingham, WA: Blind Eye Books, 2016.

Martinez, Angel. Uncommonly Tidy Poltergeists. Mischief Corner Books, 2017.

Mehta, Rahul. No Other World:  A Novel.  New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2017.

Nava, Michael. Lay Your Sleeping Head: A Henry Rios Mystery. San Francisco, CA: Kórima Press, 2016.

Sater, Richard Compson. Rank. Valley Falls, NY: Bold Strokes Books, 2016.

Style of Attack Report. Phildelphia, PA: Metropolarity, 2017.

Walker, Philip Dean. At Danceteria and Other Stories.  Minneapolis, MN: Squares & Rebels, 2016.


Coyote, Ivan E.  Tomboy Survival Guide.  Vancouver, BC: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2016.

Clare, Eli. Brilliant Imperfection: Grappling with Cure. Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2017.

Grace, Laura Jane. Tranny: Confessions of Punk Rock’s Most Infamous Anarchist Sellout. New York, NY: Hachette Books, 2017.

Harrison, B. F., & Michelson, M. R.  Listen, We Need to Talk: How to Change Attitudes about LGBT Rights. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Hayes, Bill. Insomniac City:  NY, Oliver and Me. New York, NY: Bloomsbury, 2017.

Jones, Cleve. When We Rise: My Life in the Movement. New York, NY: Hachette Books, 2016.

Lepore, Amanda. Doll Parts. New York, NY: Regan Arts, 2017.

Liberge, E., Delalande, A., & Homel, D. The Case of Alan Turing: The Extraordinary and Tragic Story of the Legendary Code Breaker. Vancouver, BC: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2016.

Patterson, Pat. Accepted:  How the First Gay Superstar Changed WWE. Toronto, ON: ECW Press, 2016.

Wright, iO Tillet. Darling Days: A Memoir. New York, NY: HarperCollins, 2016.




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