Author Archives: Alan Woo

Over the Rainbow Press Release ALAMW 2019

SEATTLE – The Over the Rainbow Booklist committee of the American Library Association’s Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Round Table (ALA-GLBTRT) considered 469 books this year, 284 fiction and 185 nonfiction titles. ¬†After careful reading, wide-ranging discussion, and due deliberation, the final Booklist consists of 50 fiction titles in 5 categories (Short Stories, Poetry, Literary […]

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2019 Nonfiction Titles

2019 Over the Rainbow Nonfiction Titles Academic Works (Download PDF) Over the Rainbow – Academic Works Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left. Malik Gaines. NYU Press, 2017. An academic look at black embodiment and its expression, from the silver screen to the political theater. Gaines observes how radical black performers from W.E.B Du […]

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2019 Fiction Titles

2019 Over The Rainbow Fiction Titles Genre Fiction (Download PDF) 2019 Over The Rainbow – Genre Fiction Alice Isn’t Dead. Joseph Fink. Harper Perennial, 2018. Keisha lives happily with her wife Alice until the day Alice disappears, presumed dead. After months of grieving, Keisha sees Alice in the background of a news report and takes […]

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Under Consideration for November 2018

The following titles have been read and recommended for inclusion on the final list by at least one juror: Fiction and Literature Ackerman, Dan. For A Glance. Supposed Crimes, 2018. Aptaker, Ann. Flesh And Gold. Bold Stroke Books, 2018. Arditti, Michael. Of Men And Angels. Arcadia Books, 2018. Bhuvaneswar, Chaya. White Dancing Elephants. Dzanc Books, […]

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Under Consideration for October 2018

The following titles have been read and recommended for inclusion on the final list by at least one juror: Non-Fiction Amin, Kadji.¬†Disturbing Attachments: Genet, Modern Pederasty, and Queer History. Duke University Press, 2017. Elledge, Jim. Boys of Fairtyown:¬†Sodomites, Female Impersonators, Third-Sexers, Pansies, Queers, and Sex Morons in Chicago’s First Century. Chicago Review Press, 2018. Gossett, […]

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Under Consideration for September 2018

The following titles have been read and recommended for inclusion on the final list by at least one juror: Fiction Belcourt, Billy-Ray. This Wound is a World. Frontenac House, 2017. Borland, Bryan. Tourist. Sibling Rivalry, 2018. Clark, Philip F. The Carnival of Affection. Sibling Rivalry, 2017. Fake, Edie. Little Stranger. Secret Acres, 2018. Hughes, Luther. […]

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Under Consideration for August 2018

The following titles have been read and recommended for inclusion on the final list by at least one juror: Non-Fiction Cart, Michael & Jenkins, Christine. Representing The Rainbow in Young Adult Literature: LGBTQ+ Content Since 1969. Rowman & Littlefield, 2018. Duberman, Martin. The Rest of It: Hustlers, Cocaine, Depression, and Then Some, 1976-1988. Duke University […]

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Under Consideration for July 2018

The following titles have been read and recommended for inclusion on the final list by at least one juror: Fiction Fox, Harper. Underhill. Smashwords Edition, 2017. Frank, Ella. Confessions: Julien. Self-published, 2018. Kennedy, Sloane. Locked in Silence. Self-published, 2018. Lain, Tara. Case of the Sexy Shakespearean. Dreamspinner PR, 2018. Lance, Naomi. Chance in Time. Bella […]

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Under Consideration for June 2018

The following titles have been read and recommended for inclusion on the final list by at least one juror: Non-Fiction Bongiovanni, Archie & Jimerson, Tristan. A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns. Limerence Press, 2018. Fieseler, Robert W. Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation. […]

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Under Consideration for May 2018

The following titles have been read and recommended for inclusion on the final list by at least one juror: Fiction and Literature Gore, Ariel. We Were Witches. Feminist Press, 2017. Harmon, S.E. Blueprint. Dreamspinner, 2018. Kane, Ashlyn. His Leading Man. Dreamspinner, 2018. Lennox, Lucy. Facing West. Self-published, 2017. Lennox, Lucy. Felix and the Prince. Self-published, […]

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