The Stonewall Book Awards were announced during ALA’s Midwinter meeting. Congratulations! Here are this year’s winners and honorees:
Barbara Gittings Literature Award: The Thirty Names of Night by Zeyn Joukhadar.
Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award: The Queer Games Avant Garde: How LGBTQ Game Makers are Reimagining the Medium of Video Games by Bonnie Ruberg.
Mike Morgan and Larry Romans Children’s and Young Adult Literature Award: We Are Little Feminists: Families by Archaa Shrivastav, designed by Lindsey Blakely.
Stonewall Honor Books in Literature:
The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi
Memorial by Bryan Washington
More Than Organs by Kay Ulanday Barrett
Postcolonial Love Poem by Natalie Diaz
Stonewall Honor Books in Non-Fiction:
The Fixed Stars by Molly Wizenberg
My Autobiography of Carson McCullers by Jenn Shapland
Paper Bullets: Two Artists Who Risked Their Lives to Defy the Nazis by Jeffrey H. Jackson
XOXY by Kimberly M. Zieselman
Stonewall Honor Books in Children’s and Young Adult Literature:
Beetle & The Hollowbones illustrated and written by Aliza Layne
Darius the Great Deserves Better by Adib Khorram
Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson