Author Archives: Kelly McElroy

October 2014

The follow 27 books have been read and recommended for consideration for the final list by at least one juror. October 31 was the deadline for us to add new books for consideration for the final list — we will complete deliberations at the American Library Association Midwinter Conference in January, and the final list […]

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September 2014

The following 21 books have been read and recommended for consideration for the final list by at least one juror.   Bloom, Amy. Lucky Us: A Novel. Random House. Boone, Joseph Allen. The Homoerotics of Orientalism. Columbia University Press. Bronski, Michael, Ann Pellegrini, and Michael Amico. You Can Tell Just by Looking and 20 Other […]

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August 2014

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 […]

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July 2014

The following 28 books have been read and recommended for consideration for the final list by at least one juror. Adelina, Anthony. Las Hociconas: Three Locas with Big Mouths and Even Bigger Brains. Kórima Press. Chincilla, Maya. The Cha Cha Files: A Chapina Poética. Kórima Press. Cho, Tom. Look Who’s Morphing. Arsenal Pulp Press. Cianni, […]

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June 2014

The following 31 books have been read and recommended for consideration for the final list by at least one juror. Aletti, Vince and Peter Hujar. Peter Hujar: Love & Lust. Fraenkel Gallery. Als, Hilton. White Girls. McSweeneys. Boies, David and Theodore B. Olson. Redeeming the Dream: The Case for Marriage Equality. Viking Adult. Brodhus, Charlie. […]

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May 2014

The following nineteen books have been read and recommended for consideration for the final list by at least one juror.   Allred, Alexandra. Roadkill. The Writer’s Coffee Shop. Balay, Anne. Steel Closets: Voice of Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Steelworkers. University of North Carolina Press. Borland, Bryan and Seth Pennington, eds. Assaracus: Joy Exhaustible. Sibling Rivalry […]

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April 2014

The following eleven books have been read and recommended for consideration for the final list by at least one juror.   Argetsinger, Gerald, Jeff Layer, and Johnny Townsend, eds. Latter-Gay Saints (An Anthology of Gay Mormon Fiction). Lethe Press. Brooks, Sarah. The Beginning of Us. Riptide Publishing. Conrad, Ryan. Against Equality: Queer Revolution, Not Mere […]

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March 2014

The following sixteen books have been read and recommended for consideration for the final list by at least one juror.   Allen, Mariette Pathy. TransCuba. Daylight Books. Cogswell, Kelly. Eating Fire: My Life as a Lesbian Avenger. University of Minnesota Press. Kugle, Scott Sriaj al-Haqq. Living Out Islam: Voices of Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Muslims. […]

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February 2014

The following sixteen books have been read and recommended for consideration for the final list by at least one juror.   Broder, Michael. This Life Now. A Midsummer Night’s Press. Crowe, Roewan. Quivering Land. Arbeiter Ring Publishing. Karaminas, Vicki and Adam Geczy. Queer Style (Subcultural Style). Bloombury Academic. Kirby, Rob. Qu33r. Northwest Press. Maupin, Armistead. […]

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