Under Consideration

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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Under Consideration for October 2017

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

Fiction and Literature

Brown, Rita Mae. Cakewalk. Bantam Books, 2016.

Lain, Tara. Return of the Chauffeur’s Son. Dreamspinner Press, 2017.

 

Non-fiction

Ortleb, Charles. Truth to Power: New York Native 1980-1997. Rubicon Media, 2016.

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Under Consideration for September 2017

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

Fiction and Literature

Argent, Sam. Witches for Hire. DSP Publications, 2017

Crocker, Eva. Barreling Forward: Stories. Astoria/House of Anansi Press, 2017.

Kudisch, Erica. Don’t Feed the Trolls. Riptide Publishing, 2017.

Madison, Sarah. Unspeakable Words. Dreamspinner Press, 2017.

North, Vanessa. Summer Stock. Riptide Publishing, 2016.

Statovci, Pajtim. My Cat Yugoslavia: A Novel. Pantheon, 2018.

Sebastian, Cat. The Lawrence Browne Affair. Avon Impulse/Harper Collins, 2017.

Smith, Danez. Don’t Call Us Dead. Graywolf Press, 2017.

Thom, Kai Cheng. A Place Called No Homeland. Arsenal Pulp Press, 2017.

Non-fiction

Mayo, Cris. Gay-Straight Alliances and Associations Among Youth in Schools. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

 

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Under Consideration for August 2017

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

Fiction and Literature

Aciman, André. Enigma Variations. Farrar, Strauss and Giroux, 2017.

Dempsey, Joan. This Is How It Begins. She Writes Press, 2017.
Frankel, Laurie. This Is How It Always Is: A Novel. Flatiron Books (Macmillan Books), 2017.
James, Renee. Seven Suspects. Oceanview Publishing, 2017.
Miaojin, Qui. Notes of a Crocodile. New York Review Books, 2017.
Raisin, Ross. A Natural. Random House, 2017.
Satyal, Rakesh. No One Can Pronounce My Name. Picador/Macmillan, 2017.
Sebastian, Cat. Ruin of a Rake. Avon Impulse/Harper Collins, 2017.
Wilde, Jen. Queens of Geek. Swoon Reads, 2017.
Non-fiction
Albrecht, Donald. Gay Gotham:  Art and Underground Culture in New York. Rizzoli/Skira, 2017.
Borders, Ila Jane and Ardel, Jean Hastings. Making my Pitch: A Woman’s Baseball Odyssey. University of Nebraska Press, 2017.
Halley, Jean and Eshleman, Amy. Seeing Straight:  An Introduction to Gender and Sexual Privelege. Rowman and Littlefield, 2016.
Lawson, Wenn B. and Beatrice M. Transitioning Together:  One Couple’s Journey of Gender and Identity Discovery. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2017.
Humann, Heather Duerre. Gender Bending Detective Fiction: A Critical Analysis of Selected Works. McFarland and Company, 2017.
Rosenberg, Rosalind. Jane Crow: The Life of Pauli Murray. Oxford University Press, 2017.
Sedaris, David. Theft By Finding: Diaries (1977-2002). Little, Brown, and Company, 2017.

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Under Consideration for July 2017

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

Fiction and Literature

Boylan, Jennifer Finney.  Long Black Veil:  A Novel. Crown, 2017.
Hart, Ellen.  Fever in the Dark:  A Jane Lawless Mystery. Minotaur Books, 2017.
Pederson, David S.  Death Goes Overboard.  Bold Strokes Books, 2017.
Non-fiction

Evans, Andrew.  The Black Penguin.  University of Wisconsin Press, 2017.

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