Under Consideration

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. Touched. Sibling Rivalry, 2018.

Kapri, Brittany Black Rose. Black Queer Hoe. Haymarket, 2018.

Maroh, Julie. Body Music. Arsenal Pulp, 2017.

Melt, H. Subject to Change: Trans Poetry and Conversation. Sibling Rivalry, 2017.

Mills, Stephen S. Not Everything Thrown Starts a Revolution. Sibling Rivalry, 2018.

Parrish, Tommi. The Lie and How We Told It. Fantagraphics, 2017.

Sebastian, Cat. It Takes Two To Tumble. Avon Impulse, 2018.

Siek, Robert. We Go Seasonal. Sibling Rivalry, 2018.

Tagame, Genorah. My Brother’s Husband, Vol. 2. Pantheon, 2018.

Non-Fiction

Arceneaux, Michael. I Can’t Date Jesus: Love, Sex, Family, Race, and other Reasons I’ve put My Faith in Beyonce. Atria, 2018.

McComrick, Adam. LGBTQ Youth in Foster Care: Empowering Approaches for an Inclusive System of Care. Routledge, 2018.

Murphy, Michael. Living Out Loud: An Introduction to LGBTQ History, Society, and Culture. Routledge, 2019.

Osmundson, Jospeh. Inside/out. Sibling Rivalry, 2018.

Shraya, Vivek. I’m Afraid of Men. Penguin, 2018.

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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 Press, 2018.

Hirschfeld, Magnus. Berlin’s Third Sex. Rixdorf Editions, 2017.

Lowe, Frank. Raised By Unicorns: Stories From Children With LGBTQ+ Parents. CLEIS, 2018.

Shinkle, Peter. Ike’s Mystery Man: The Cold War, The Lavender Scare, And The Untold Story of Eisenhower’s National Security Advisor, Robert Cutler. Steerforth Press, 2018.

Tate, Tim. Pride: The Unlikely Story of the True Heroes of the Miner’s Strike. John Blake, 2018.

Fiction

Boydell, Remy & Perez, Michelle. The Pervert. Image Comics, 2018.

Griffith, Nicola. So Lucky. Macmillan, 2018.

Maroh, Julie. Body Music. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2017.

Mateer, Trista. Honeybee. Central Avenue Publishing, 2018.

McGuire, Seanan. Beneath the Sugar Sky. Macmillan, 2018.

Nguyen, Hieu Minh. Not Here. Coffee House Press, 2018.

Polk, C.L. Witchmark. TOR, 2018.

Rabiyah, Amir. Prayer For My 17th Chromosome. Sibling Rivalry Press, 2017.

Sebastian, Cat. A Gentleman Never Keeps Score. Avon Impulse, 2018.

Tran, Eric. Revisions. Sibling Rivalry Press, 2018.

Tremblay, Paul. Cabin at the End of the World. Harper Collins, 2018.

Young, Ian. London Skin & Bones: The Finsbury Park Stories. Squares & Rebels, 2018.

Zeller, Dov. Book of Hats. Tiny Golem Press, 2018.

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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 Books, 2018.

McCauley, Stephen. My Ex-Life. Flatiron Books, 2018.

Perri, Camille. When Katie Met Cassidy. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018.

Winman, Sarah. Tin Man. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2018.

 

Non-Fiction

Airton, Lee. Gender: Your Guide. Adams Media Corporation, 2018.

de la Tierra, Tatiana. For the Hard Ones: A Lesbian Phenomenology. A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2018.

Faderman, Lillian. Harvey Milk: His Lives and Death. London Yale University Press, 2018.

Hurley, Natasha. Circulating Queerness: Before the Gay and Lesbian Novel. University of Minnesota Press, 2018.

Kim-Kort, Mihee. Outside the Lines: How Embracing Queerness Will Transform Your Faith. Fortress Press, 2018.

Moore, Darnell L. No Ashes in the Fire: Coming of Age Black and Free in America. PublicAffairs, 2018.

Richardson, Lance. House of Nutter: The Rebel Tailor of Savile Row. Crown Archetype, 2018.

Sedaris, David. Calypso. Little, Brown and Company, 2018.

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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. Liveright Publishing, 2018.

Welbon, Yvonne & Juhasz, Alexandra. Sisters in the Life: A History of Out African American Lesbian Media- Making. Durham Duke University Press, 2018.

Fiction and Literature

Frank, Ella. Confessions: Robbie. Self-published, 2018.

Hart, Ellen. A Whisper of Bones: A Jane Lawless Mystery. Minotaur Books, 2018.

Lennox, Lucy. Wilde Fire. Self-published, 2018.

Lennox, Lucy & Kennedy, Sloane. Safe and Sound. Self-published, 2017.

Maclean, Dal. Object of Desire. Blind Eye Books, 2018.

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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, 2017.

McLellan, Erin. Life of Bliss. Self-published, 2018.

Pico, Tommy. Junk. Tin House Books, 2018.

Symington, Sabrina. First Year Out: A Transition Story. Singing Dragon, 2018.

Non-Fiction

Enszer, Julie R. Sister Love: The Letters of Audre Lorde and Pat Parker 1974-1989. A Midsummer Night’s Press, 2018. 

Griffith, R Marie. Moral Combat: How Sex Divided American Christians and Fractured American Politics. Basic Books, 2017.

Konstantinos Eleftheriadis. Queer Festivals: Challenging Collective Identities in a Transnational Europe. Amsterdam University Press, 2018.

Shears, Jake. Boys Keep Swinging. Omnibus Press, 2018.

Yim, Sung. What About the Rest of Your Life. Perfect Day Publishing, 2017.

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Under Consideration for April 2018

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

Non-fiction

Branum, Guy. My Life as a Goddess: A Memoir Through (Un)Popular Culture. Atria Books, 2018.

Craggs, Charlie. To My Trans Sisters. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018.

Cuevas, T Jackqueline. Post-borderlandia: Chicana Literature and Gender Variant Critique. Rutgers University Press, 2018.

Fogarty, Alison Ash and Zheng, Lily. Gender Ambiguity in the Workplace: Transgender and Gender- Diverse Discrimination. Praeger, 2018.

Gaines, Malik. Black Performance on the Outskirts of the Left: A History of the Impossible. New York University Press, 2017.

Hallberg, David. A Body of Work: Dancing to the Edge and Back. Touchstone, 2017.

Hudson, Genevieve. A Little in Love With Everyone: Alison Bechdel’s Fun Home. Fiction Advocate, 2018.

Patterson, Kevin A. Love’s Not Color Blind: Race and Representation in Polyamorous and Other Alternative Communities. Thorntree Press, 2018.

White, Edmund. The Unpunished Vice: A Life of Reading. Bloomsbury USA, 2018.


Fiction

Banis, Victor J. Killing Time in LA. DSP Publications, 2018.

Dawn, Amber. Sodom Road Exit. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2018.

Emezi, Akwaeke. Freshwater. Grove/Atlantic, Inc, 2018.

Franklin, Tee. Bingo Love. Diamond Comic Distributors, 2018.

Greer, Andrew Sean. Less. Lee Boudreaux Books, 2018.

Hale, Ginn. The Long Past and Other Stories. Blind Eye Books, 2017.

Knecht, Rosalie. Who Is Vera Kelly? Tin House Books, 2018.

Koelb, Tadzio. Trenton Makes. Atlantic Books, 2018.

Lanyon, Josh. Murder Takes The High Road. Carina Press, 2018.

Lara, Ana-Maurine. Kohnjehr Woman. RedBone Press, 2017.

Leigh, Garrett. Soul To Keep. Riptide, 2018.

Makkai, Rebecca. The Great Believers. Penguin, 2018.

Morgan, North. Into? Flatiron Books, 2018.

Nathan, Patrick. Some Hell. Graywolf Press, 2018.

Parrish, Roan. The Remaking of Corbin Wale. Riptide, 2017.

Solomon, Rivers. An Unkindness of Ghosts. Akashic Books, 2017.

Soto, Christopher. Nepantla: An Anthology for Queer Poets of Color. Nightboat Books, 2018.

Whitehead, Joshua. Full-Metal Indigiqueer. Talonbooks, 2017.

Whitehead, Joshua. Jonny Appleseed. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2018.

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Under Consideration for March 2018

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

Fiction and Literature

Anderson, Quinn. Cam Boy. Riptide Publishing, 2018.

Beecroft, Alex. Contraband Hearts. Riptide Publishing, 2018.

Bell, Barbara. Cutie Pies. Riptide Publishing, 2018.

Bloom, Amy. White Houses. Random House, 2018.

Boyne, John. The Heart’s Invisible Furies. Anchor Canada, 2018.

Burgess, Doug. Fogland Point. Poisoned Pen Press, 2018.

Fielding, Kim. Little Library. Riptide Publishing, 2018.

Gayle, Stephanie. Idyll Fears: A Thomas Lynch Novel. Seventh Street Books/Prometheus Books, 2017.

Gordon, G.B.. Operation Green Card. Riptide Publishing, 2017.

Graley, Sarah. Kim Reaper: Grim Beginnings. Oni Press, 2018.

Holiday, Jenny. Infamous. Riptide Publishing, 2017.

Hollinghurst, Alan. The Sparsholt Affair. Knopf, 2018. 

Horrigan, Patrick. Pennsylvania Station. Lethe Press, 2018.

Iweala, Uzodinma. Speak No Evil. Harper, 2018. 

Joffre, Ruth. Night Beast: And Other Stories. Black Cat, 2018.

Killjoy, Margaret. The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion. Tor, 2017.

Lansburgh, Matthew. Outside is the Ocean. University of Iowa Press, 2017. 

Lawlor, Andrew. Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl. Rescue Press, 2017.

Nations, Eric. Gumballs. Top Shelf Productions, 2018.

Newlevant, Hazel. Sugar Town. Newlevant Comix, 2017. 

Obono, Trifonia Melibea. La Bastarda. Feminist Press, 2018. 

Oputa, Ife-Chudeni A. Rummage: Poems. Little A, 2017. 

Ortberg, Mallory. The Merry Spinster: Tales of Everyday Horror. Holt, 2018. 

Pallasvuo, Jaakko. Retreat. 2D Cloud, 2018. 

Pickens, Steve. Sinister Justice. Bold Strokes Books, 2018.

Plett, Casey. Little Fish. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2018.

Price, Jordan Castillo. Agent Bayne : PsyCop, #9. JCP Books LLC, 2018.

Round, Jeffrey. The God Game – A Dan Sharp Mystery. Dundurn, 2018.

Sgambati, Vince. Most Precious Blood. Guernica, 2018. 

Wade, Julie Marie. Same-Sexy Marriage. A Midsummer Nights PR, 2018. 

Whitehall, Alex. Magic Runs Deep. Riptide Publishing, 2018.

 

Non-fiction

Ackroyd, Peter. Queer City – Gay London from the Romans to the Present Day. Abrams Press, 2018.  

Bullock, Darryl W. David Bowie Made Me Gay: 100 Years of LGBT Music. Bloomsbury, 2017. 

Cavalcante, Andre. Struggling for Ordinary: Media and Transgender Belonging in Everyday Life. New York University Press, 2018. 

Chee, Alexander. How To Write an Autobiographical Novel – Essays. Mariner Books, 2018. 

Finkelstein, Avram. After Silence: A History of AIDS Through Its Images. University of California Press, 2018. 

Gurba, Myriam. Mean. Coffee House Press, 2017. 

Heaney, Katie. Would You Rather?: A Memoir of Growing Up and Coming Out. Ballantine Books, 2018. 

Krasnostein, Sarah. Trauma Cleaner : One Woman’s Extraordinary Life in the Business of Death, Decay, and Disaster. St. Martin’s Press, 2018. 

McBride, Sarah. Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss, and the Fight for Trans Equality. Crown Archetype, 2018. 

Nuttbrock, Larry A. Transgender Sex Work and Society. Harrington Park Press, 2018. 

Prower, Tomás. Queer Magic: LGBT+ Spirituality and Culture from Around the World. Llewellyn Publications, 2018. 

Roche, Juno. Queer Sex: A Trans and Non-Binary Guide to Intimacy, Pleasure and Relationships. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2018. 

Salamon, Gayle. Life and Death of Latisha King: A Critical Phenomenology of Transphobia. New York University Press, 2018. 

Sharma, Parvez. Sinner in Mecca: A Gay Muslim’s Hajj of Defiance. BenBella Books, 2017. 

Spacey, Ashton. Darker Side of Slash Fan Fiction: Essays on Power, Consent and the Body. McFarland, 2017. 

Stein, Arlene. Unbound: Transgender Men and the Remaking of Identity. Pantheon, 2018. 

Tea, Michelle. Against Memoir: Complaints, Confessions, and Criticism. Feminist Press, 2018.

 

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Under Consideration for February 2018

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

Non-fiction

Ausiello, Michael. Spoiler Alert: The Hero Dies: A Memoir of Loss, Love, and Other Four-Letter Words. Atria Books, 2017.

Fiction and Literature

Cassara, Joseph. The House of Impossible Beauties. Ecco/HarperCollins, 2018.

Johnson, Chelsey. Stray City. Custom House, 2018.

Kingsbridge, Cordelia. Trick Roller. Riptide, 2018.

Machado, Carmen Maria. Her Body and Other Parties. Graywolf Press, 2017.

 

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Under Consideration for December 2017

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

Non-fiction

Adamczyk, Amy. Cross-National Public Opinion about Homosexuality: Examining Attitudes Across the Globe. University of California Press, 2017.

Brown, Arch. A Pornographer. Chelsea Station Editions, 2017.

Crimp, Douglas. Before Pictures. University of Chicago Press, 2016.

LeVay, Simon. Gay, Straight, and the Reason Why: The Science of Sexual Orientation. Oxford University Press, 2017.

Liete, David. Notes On a Banana: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Manic Depression. Dey Street, 2016.

Maupin, Armistead. Logical Family: A Memoir. Harper Collins, 2017.

Meneghetti, Monica. What the Mouth Wants: A Memoir of Food, Love and Belonging. Dagger Editions, 2017.

Morris, Bonnie J. The Disappearing L: Erasure of Lesbian Spaces and Culture. State University of New York Press, 2016.

Murtaugh, Daniel J. Good Night, Beloved Comrade: The Letters of Denton Welch to Eric Oliver. University of Wisconsin Press, 2017.

Pfeffer, Carla A. Queering Families: The Postmodern Partnerships of Cisgender Women and Transgender Men. Oxford Universtiy Press, 2017.

Road, Cristy C. Indestructible: Growing Up Queer, Cuban, and Punk in Miami. Microcosm Publishing, 2017.

Ruberg, Bonnie. Queer Game Studies. University of Minnesota Press, 2017.

Ruti, Mari. The Ethics of Opting Out: Queer Theory’s Defiant Subjects. Columbia University Press, 2017.

Schreiber, Michael. One-Man Show: The Life and Art of Bernard Perlin. Bruno Gmünder, 2016.

Solomon, Jeff. So Famous and So Gay: The Fabulous Potency of Truman Capote and Gertrude Stein. University of Minnesota Press, 2017.

Snorton, C. Riley. Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity. University of Minnesota Press, 2017.

Stellar, Stanley. Into the Light: Photographs of the NYC Pride Parade from 1970 till Today. Bruno Gmuender, 2017.

Passet, Joanne. Indomitable: The Life of Barbara Grier. Bella Books, 2016.

Rupp, Leila J. Understanding and Teaching U.S. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History. University of Wisconsin Press, 2017.

Viloria, Hida. Born Both: An Intersex Life. Hachette, 2017.

Waite, Stacey. Teaching Queer: Radical Possibilities for Writing and Knowing. University of Pittsburgh Press, 2017.

 

Fiction and Literature

Arndt, Jess. Large Animals. Catapult, 2017.

Bryant, Kris. Forget Me Not. Bold Strokes Books, 2017.

Davis, Theresa. Drowned: A Mermaid’s Manifesto. Sibling Rivalry Press, 2016.

Dennis-Benn, Nicole. Here Comes the Sun. Norton/Liveright, 2016.

Donnelly, Lara Elena. Amberlough. Tor, 2017.

Frank, Ella. Tease. EverAfter Romance, 2017.

Hassell, Santino. Insight. Riptide Publishing, 2017.

Kingsbridge, Cordelia. Kill Game. Riptide Publishing, 2017.

Long, JC. Hearts in Ireland. Dreamspinner Press, 2017.

Lynch, Lee. Rainbow Gap. Bold Strokes Books, 2017.

Plakcy, Neil S. The Next One Will Kill You. Diversion Books, 2016.

Purnell, Brontez. Since I Laid My Burden Down. Feminist Pres, 2017.

White, Arisa. You’re the Most Beautiful Thing That Happened. Augury Books, 2017.

Wilson, Jon. Club Arcana: Operation Janus. Bold Strokes Books, 2017.

Wilson, Kai Ashante. Taste of Honey. TOR, 2016.

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Under Consideration for November 2017

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

Non-fiction

Gaines, Steven. One of These Things First. Delphinium, 2017.

Mock, Janet. Surpassing Certainty: What My Twenties Taught Me. Bloomsbury USA, 2017.

 

Fiction and Literature

Louis, Édouard. The End of Eddy. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.

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