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1988 | 1989 | 1990 | 1991

1988 LAMBDA LITERARY AWARDS RECIPIENTS

AIDS

Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir by Paul Monette (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich)

  • The Quilt by Cindy Ruskin, Matt Herron and Deborah Zemke (Pocket Books)
  • AIDS: The Women edited by Ines Rieder and Patricia Ruppelt (Cleis Press)
  • Ground Zero by Andrew Holleran (William Morrow)
  • Mortal Embrace: Living with AIDS by Emmanuel Dreuilhe (Hill & Wang)

Editor's Choice

Why Can't Sharon Kowalski Come Home? by Karen Thompson And Julie Andrzejewski (Spinsters/Aunt Lute)

Gay Men's Debut Fiction

The Swimming-Pool Library by Alan Hollinghurst (Random House)

  • River Road by C.F. Borgman (New American Library)
  • Mountain Climbing In Sheridan Square by Stan Levanthal (Banned Books)
  • Blue Heaven by Joe Keenan (Viking)
  • Sherlock Holmes and the Mysterious Friend of O. Wilde by Russell A. Brown (St. Martin’s Press)

Gay Men's Fiction

The Beautiful Room Is Empty by Edmund White (Alfred A. Knopf)

  • The Swimming-Pool Library by Alan Hollinghurst (Random House)
  • Valley of the Shadow by Christopher Davis (St. Martin’s Press)
  • Second Son by Robert Ferro (Crown Publishing)
  • The Temple by Stephen Spender (Grove Press)

Gay Men's Mystery/Science Fiction

Goldenboy by Michael Nava (Alyson Publications)

  • Death Takes the Stage by Donald Ward (St. Martin’s Press)
  • Unicorn Mountain by Michael Bishop (Willliam Morrow)
  • Obedience by Joseph Hansen (Mysterious Press)
  • Who’s Next by George Baxt (International Polygonics)

Gay Men's Nonfiction

Borrowed Time: An AIDS Memoir by Paul Monette (Harcourt Brace Jovanovich)

  • Permanent Partners by Betty Berzon, Ph.D. (E.P. Dutton)
  • The Male Couple’s Guide to Living Together by Eric Marcus (Harper & Row)
  • Looking At Gay and Lesbian Life by Warren Blumenfeld and Diane Raymond (Philosophical Library)
  • Living the Spirit edited by Will Roscoe (St. Martin’s Press)

Gay Men's Small Press Book Award

Goldenboy by Michael Nava (Alyson Publications)

The Delight of Hearts by Ahmad al-Tifashi (Gay Sunshine Press)

  • Shadows of Love: American Gay Fiction edited by Charles Jurrist (Alyson Publications)
  • Gay Men & Women Who Enriched the World by Thomas Cowan (Mulvey Books)
  • Unnatural Quotations by Leigh W. Rutledge (Alyson Publications)

Lesbian Debut Fiction

Bird-Eyes by Madelyn Arnold (Seal Press)

  • Sunday’s Child by Joyce Bright (Naiad Press)
  • Mundane’s World by Judy Grahn (Crossing Press)
  • The Finer Grain by Denise Ohio (Naiad Press)
  • A Mistress Moderately Fair by Katherine Sturtevant (Alyson Publications)

Lesbian Fiction

Trash by Dorothy Allison (Firebrand Books)

  • After Delores by Sarah Schulman (E.P. Dutton)
  • The Secret in the Bird by Camarin Grae (Naiad Press)
  • The Prosperine Papers by Jan Clausen (Crossing Press)
  • Bingo by Rita Mae Brown (Bantam)

Lesbian Mystery/Science Fiction

Skiptrace by Antoinette Azolakov (Banned Books)

  • Lessons In Murder by Claire McNab (Naiad Press)
  • Mundane’s World by Judy Grahn (Crossing Press)
  • Heavy Gilt by Dolores Klaich (Naiad Press)
  • The Crystal Curtain by Sandy Bayer (Alyson Publications)

Lesbian Nonfiction

Lesbian Ethics: Toward New Value by Sarah Lucia Hoagland (Institute for Lesbian Studies)

  • The Amazon and the Page: Natalie Clifford Barney and Renee Vivien by Karla Jay (Indiana University Press)
  • Why Can’t Sharon Kowalski Come Home? by Karen Thompson & Julie Andzrejewski (Spinsters/Aunt Lute)
  • A Burst of Light by Audre Lorde (Firebrand Books)
  • Permanent Partners by Betty Berzon, Ph.D. (E.P. Dutton)

Lesbian Small Press Book Award

Trash by Dorothy Allison (Firebrand Books)

  • Before Stonewall by A. Weiss and G. Schiller (Naiad Press)
  • More Dykes to Watch Out For by Alison Bechdel (Firebrand Books)
  • Macho Sluts by Pat Califia (Alyson Publications)
  • Why Can’t Sharon Kowalski Come Home? by Karen Thompson & Julie Andrzejewski (Spinsters/Aunt Lute)

Poetry

Gay & Lesbian Poetry in our Time edited by Carl Morse & Joan Larkin (St. Martin’s Press)

  • Sappho: Poems and Fragments translated by Josephine Balmer (Meadowland Books)
  • Love Alone: Eighteen Elegies for Rog by Paul Monette (St. Martin’s Press)
  • The Silence Now by Man Sarton (W.W. Norton)
  • The Inner Room by James Merrill (Alfred A. Knopf)

Publisher's Service Award

Sasha Alyson, Alyson Publications

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1989 LAMBDA LITERARY AWARDS RECIPIENTS

AIDS

Reports from the Holocaust by Larry Kramer (St. Martin’s Press)

  • AIDS and Its Metaphors by Susan Sontag (Ferrar Straus & Giroux)
  • Epitaphs for the Living edited by Billy Howard (SMU Press)
  • In Memory of Angel Clare by Christopher Bram (Donald I. Fine)
  • Personal Dispatches edited by John Preston (St. Martin’s Press)

Editor's Choice

Lifting Belly Gertrude Stein edited by Rebecca Mark (Naiad Press)

Gay Men's Anthologies

Hidden from History edited by Martin B. Duberman et. al. (New American Library)

  • Collected Plays of Charles Ludlam by Charles Ludlam (Harper & Row)
  • Finale: Stories of Mystery edited by Michael Nava (Alyson Publications)
  • Personal Dispatches edited by John Preston (St. Martin’s Press)
  • Twice Blessed edited by Christie Balka & Andy Rose (Beacon)

Gay Men's Debut Fiction

The Irreversible Decline of Eddie Socket by John Weir (Harper & Row)

  • A Visitation of Spirits by Randall Kenan (Grove Press)
  • About Courage by Mickey C. Fleming (Holloway House)
  • Eighty-Sixed by David B. Feinberg (Viking/Penguin)
  • The Buccaneer by M.S. Hunter (Alyson Publications)

Gay Men's Fiction

Eighty-Sixed by David B. Feinberg (Viking/Penguin)

  • Closer by Dennis Cooper (Grove)
  • In Memory of Angel Clare by Christopher Bram (Donald I. Fine)
  • Shy by Kevin Killian (Crossing Press)
  • Sure of You by Armistead Maupin (Harper & Row)

Gay Men's Mystery

Simple Suburban Murder by Mark Richard Zubro (St. Martin’s Press)

  • Caravaggio Shawl by Samuel M. Steward (Alyson Publications)
  • Faultlines: Stories of Suspense by Stan Leventhal (Banned Books)
  • Finale edited by Michael Nava (Alyson Publications)
  • Somewhere in the Night by Jeffrey N. McMahan (Alyson Publications)

Gay Men's Nonfiction

In Search of Gay America by Neil Miller (Atlantic Monthly)

  • Accepting Ourselves by Sheppard B. Kominars (Harper & Row)
  • Being Homosexual by Richard A. Isay (Farrar Straus & Giroux)
  • James Baldwin: Artist on Fire by W.J. Weatherby (Donald I. Fine)
  • Memoirs of A Bastard Angel by Harold Norse (William Morrow)

Gay Men's Science Fiction/Fantasy

Somewhere in the Night by Jeffrey N. McMahan (Alyson Publications)

  • Walking Water/After All This by Thom Nickels (Banned Books)
  • Key West 2720 AD by William K. Eakins (Knights Press)
  • Magic’s Pawn by Mercedes Lackey (DAW)
  • Gentle Warriors by Geoff Mains (Knights Press)

Humor

Gay Comics edited by Robert Triptow (New American Library)

  • Cut-Outs and Cut-Ups by Elizabeth Dean et. Al (New Victoria Publications)
  • Kvetch by T.R. Witomski (Celestial Arts)
  • Lesbian Love Advisor by Celeste West (Cleis Press)
  • Run That Sucker at Six!!! by N. Leigh Dunlap (St. Martin’s Press)

Lesbian Anthology

Hidden From History edited by Martin B. Duberman et. al. (New American Library)

Intricate Passions edited by Tee Corinne (Banned Books)

Out the Other Side edited by C. McEwen & S. O’Sullivan (Crossing Press)

  • Lesbian Bedtime Stories edited by Terry Woodrow (Tough Dove)
  • Lesbian Love Stories edited by Irene Zahava (Crossing Press)

Lesbian Debut Fiction

The Names of the Moons of Mars by Patricia R. Schwartz (New Victoria Publications)

  • Bar Stories: A Novel After All by Nisa Donnelly (St. Martin’s Press)
  • Eye of a Hurricane by Ruthann Robson (Firebrand Books)
  • Rose Penski by Roz Perry (Naiad Press)
  • Voyages Out by Paula Martinac & Carla Tomaso (Seal Press)

Lesbian Fiction

The Bar Stories: A Novel After All by Nisa Donnelly (St. Martin’s Press)

  • After the Fire by Jane Rule (Naiad Press)
  • Education of Harriet Hatfield by May Sarton (W.W. Norton)
  • Trespassing and Other Stories by Valerie Miner (Crossing Press)
  • The Big Mama Stories by Shay Youngblood (Firebrand Books)

Lesbian Mystery

The Beverly Malibu by Katherine V. Forrest (Naiad Press)

  • Dog Collar Murders by Barbara Wilson (Seal Press)
  • Fatal Reunion by Clair McNab (Naiad Press)
  • Hallowed Murder by Ellen Hart (Seal Press)
  • The Contactees Die Young by Antoinette Azolakov (Banned Books)

Lesbian Nonfiction

Really Reading Gertrude Stein edited by Judy Grahn (Crossing Press)

  • Twice Blessed edited by Christie Balka & Andy Rose (Beacon)
  • Lesbian Love Advisor by Celeste West (Cleis Press)
  • There’s Something I’ve Been Meaning to Tell You edited by Loralee MacPike (Naiad Press)
  • Desert Years by Cynthia Rich (spinsters/Aunt Lute)

Lesbian Science Fiction/Fantasy

What Did Miss Darrington See? edited by Jessica A. Salmonson (Feminist Press)

  • Clicking Stones by Nancy Tyler Glenn (Naiad Press)
  • In The Blood by Lauren Wright Douglas (Naiad Press)
  • Memories and Visions edited by Susanna J. Sturgis (Crossing Press)
  • Sue Slate: Private Eye by Lee Lynch (Naiad)

Poetry

Poets for Life edited by Michael Klein (Crown Publishers)

  • Humid Pitch: Narrative Poetry by Cheryl Clarke (Firebrand Books)
  • Naming the Waves edited by Christian McEwen (Crossing Press)
  • Reader by Robert Gluck (Lapis Press)
  • Time’s Power: Poems 1985-1988 by Adrienne Rich (W.W. Norton)

Small Press Book Award

My Life as a Mole by Larry Mitchell, illustrated by Bill Rice (Calamus Books)

  • Matlovich: The Good Soldier by Mike Hippler (Alyson Publications)
  • Letting in the Night by Joan Lindau (Firebrand Books)
  • Men of Color by Vega Studios (Vega Books)
  • River of Promise by Judy Dahl (LuraMedia)

Young Adult/Children's Book Award

Losing Uncle Tim by MaryKate Jordan (Whitman, Albert & Co.)

  • Heather Has Two Mommies by Leslea Newman, Illustrated by Diane Souza (In Other Words Press)
  • Jack by A.M. Homes (Macmillan)
  • Unlived Affections by George Shannon (Harper & Row Juvenile)
  • When Someone You Know Is Gay by Susan and Daniel Cohen (Evans)

Publisher's Service Award

Carol Seajay, Feminist Bookstore News

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1990 LAMBDA LITERARY AWARDS RECIPIENTS

AIDS

The Way We Live Now edited by Elizabeth Osbourn (Theater Communications Group)

  • AIDS Demo Graphics by Douglas Crimp (Bay)
  • Inventing AIDS by Cindy Patton (Routledge)
  • Surviving AIDS by Michael Callen (HarperCollins)
  • Women, AIDS & Activism by ACT UP/New York Women (South End)

Editor's Choice

The Encyclopedia Of Homosexuality edited by Wayne Dynes (Garland)

Gay Men's Anthology

Men On Men 3 edited by George Stambolian (Plume)

  • Gay Men of Alcoholics Anonymous by Robert Kus (WinterStar)
  • Keys To Caring edited by Robert Kus (Alyson)
  • Men & Intimacy edited by Franklin Abbott (Crossing)
  • Triple Fiction by Cassady, Smith & Stone (Los Hombres)

Gay Men's Debut Fiction

Dancing On Tisha B’av by Lev Raphael (St. Martin’s)

  • The Body and Its Dangers by Allen Barnett (St. Martin’s)
  • Horse and Other Stories by Bo Huston (Amethyst)
  • Landscape: Memory by Matthew Stadler (Scribners)
  • This Every Night by Patrick Moore (Amethyst)

Gay Men's Fiction

The Body and Its Dangers by Allen Barnett (St. Martin’s)

  • Afterlife by Paul Monette (Crown)
  • Home At the End of the World by Michael Cunningham (FSG)
  • Music I Never Dreamed Of by John Gilgun (Amethyst)
  • A Place I’ve Never Been by David Leavitt (Viking)

Gay Men's Mystery

Howtown by Michael Nava (HarperCollins)

  • Black Marble Pool by Stan Leventhal (Amethyst)
  • Body To Dye For by Grant Michaels (St. Martin’s)
  • Boy Who Was Buried This Morning by Joseph Hansen (Viking)
  • Why Isn’t Becky Twitchell Dead? by Mark Richard Zubro (St. Martin’s)

Gay Men's Nonfiction

Coming Out Under Fire by Alan Berube (Free)

  • Behind The Mask by Dave Pallone (Viking)
  • My Country, My Right To Serve by Mary Ann Humphrey (HarperCollins)
  • So Little Time by Mike Hippler (Celestial Arts)
  • Trouble With Harry Hay by Stuart Timmons (Alyson)

Gay Men's Poetry

Decade Dance by Michael Lassell (Alyson)

  • Body In Flames by Francisco Alarcon (Chronicle)
  • Buried Body by Mark Ameen (Amethyst)
  • Healing Notebooks by Kenny Fries (Open)
  • Special Deliveries by James Broughton (Broken Moon)

Gay Men's Science Fiction/Fantasy

Magic’s Price by Mercedes Lackey (DAW)

Secret Matter by Toby Johnson (Lavender)

  • Alternate Casts by Marsh Cassady (Banned)
  • Enchantments of Flesh and Spirit by Storm Constantine (TOR)
  • The Gift by Scott Edelman (Space and Time)

Gay Men's Small Press Book Award

Daddy’s Roommate by Michael Willhoite (Alyson)

  • Gays In Uniform by Kate Dyer (Alyson)
  • Hard Plays/Stiff Parts by Robert Chesley (Alamo Square)
  • Some Dance To Remember by Jack Fritscher (Knights)
  • Trouble With Harry Hay by Stuart Timmons (Alyson)

Humor

New, Improved Dykes To Watch Out For by Alison Bechdel (Firebrand)

  • Meatmen Vol. 8 edited by Terry Woodrow (Tough Dove)
  • More Lesbian Etiquette by Gail Sausser (Crossing)
  • Stonewall Riots by Andrea Natalie (Andrea Natalie)
  • Susie Sexpert’s Lesbian Sex World by Susie Bright (Cleis)

Lesbian Anthology

Women On Women edited by Joan Nestle & Naomi Holoch (Plume)

  • Lesbian Bedtime Stores 2 edited by Terry Woodrow (Tough Dove)
  • Lesbian Philosophies and Cultures edited by Jeffner Allen (SUNY)
  • Lesbian Texts and Contexts edited by Karla Jay & Joanne Glasgow (NYU)
  • Speaking Four Ourselves edited by Irene Zahava (Crossing

Lesbian Debut Fiction

Her by Cherry Muhanji (Aunt Lute Foundation)

  • Simple Songs by Vickie Sears (Firebrand)
  • Take Me to the Underground by Renee Hansen (Crossing)
  • Virago by Karen Marie Christa Minns (Naiad)
  • Voyages Out 2 by Julie Blackwomon & Nona Caspers (Seal)

Lesbian Fiction

Out of Time by Paula Martinac (Seal)

  • Don Juan In the Village by Jane DeLynn (Pantheon)
  • Incidents Involving Mirth by Anna Livia (Eighth Mountain)
  • My Jewish Face by Melanie Kay/Kantrowitz (Aunt Lute)
  • People In Trouble by Sarah Schulman (Dutton)

Lesbian Mystery

Gaudi Afternoon by Barbara Wilson (Seal)

Ninth Life by Lauren Wright Douglas (Naiad)

  • A Captive In Time by Sarah Dreher (New Victoria)
  • Death Down Under by Claire McNab (Naiad)
  • Slick by Camarin Grae (Naiad)

Lesbian Nonfiction

The Safe Sea of Women by Bonnie Zimmerman (Beacon)

  • Ceremonies of the Heart by Becky Butler (Seal)
  • Exile in the Promised Land by Marcia Freedman (Firebrand)
  • Loony-Bin Trip by Kate Millett (Simon & Schuster)
  • The Safe Sea of Women by Bonnie Zimmerman (Beacon)
  • Susie Sexpert’s Lesbian Sex World by Susie Bright (Cleis)

Lesbian Poetry

Going Back to the River by Marilyn Hacker (Random House)

  • Chant of the Women of Magdalena by SDiane Bogus (Woman in the Moon)
  • Crime Against Nature by Minnie Bruce Pratt (Firebrand)
  • A Few Words in the Mother Tongue by Irena Klepfisz (Eighth Mountain)
  • Patience of Metal by Yvonne Zipter (Hutchinson House)

Lesbian Science Fiction/Fantasy

Gossamer Axe by Gael Baudino (ROC)

  • Doc and Fluff by Pat Califia (Alyson)
  • Mighty Good Road by Melissa Scott (Baen)
  • Priorities by Lynda Lyons (Naiad)
  • Virago by Karen Marie Christa Minns (Naiad)

Lesbian Small Press Book Award

Different Mothers edited by Louise Rafkin (Cleis)

Making Face/Making Soul by Gloria Anzaldua (Aunt Lute)

  • Black Women’s Health Book by Evelyn C. White (Seal)
  • Dykes-Loving-Dykes by BevJo, Linda Strega & Ruston (Battleaxe)
  • Staying Power by Susan Johnson (Naiad)

Publisher's Service Award

Phil Willkie & Greg Baysans, The James White Review

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1991 LAMBDA LITERARY AWARDS RECIPIENTS

Children's/Young Adult Literature

The Duke Who Outlawed Jelly Beans: and Other Stories by Johnny Valentine, illustrated by Lynette Schmidt (Alyson Wonderland)

  • Gloria Goes to Gay Pride by Leslea Newman, illustrated by Russell Crocker (Alyson Wonderland)
  • How Would You Feel if Your Dad Was Gay? by Ann Heron and Meredith Maran, illustrated by Kris Kovick (Alyson Wonderland)
  • Lark in the Morning by Nancy Garden (Farrar Straus Giroux)
  • Sudden Strangers by Aaron and Walter Fricke (St. Martin’s Press)

Editors' Choice

Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in 20th Century America by Lillian Faderman (Columbia University)

Gay Men's Anthology

Brother to Brother: New Writings by Black Gay Men edited by Essex Hemphill (Alyson)

  • Faber Book of Gay Short Fiction edited by Edmund White (Faber & Faber)
  • Hometowns: Gay Men Write About Where They Belong edited by John Preston (E.P. Dutton)
  • Indivisible: New Short Fiction by West Coast Gay & Lesbian Writers edited by Robert Drake and Terry Wolverton (Plume)
  • Leatherfolk: Radical Sex, People, Politics and Practice edited by Mark Thompson (Alyson)

Gay Men's Fiction

What the Dead Remember by Harlan Greene (E.P. Dutton)

  • Frisk by Dennis Cooper (Grove Weidenfeld)
  • Halfway Home by Paul Monette (Crown)
  • Language We Use Up Here by Philip Gambone (E.P. Dutton)
  • Vanishing Rooms by Melvin Dixon (E.P. Dutton)

Gay Men's Mystery

A Country of Old Men by Joseph Hansen (Viking)

  • Best Performance by a Patsy by Stan Cutler (E.P. Dutton)
  • The Face on the Cutting Room Floor by Stan Cutler (E.P. Dutton)
  • Master’s Counterpoints by Larry Townsend (Alyson)
  • Sorry Now? by Mark Richard Zubro (St. Martin’s)

Gay Men's Nonfiction

The Zuni Man-Woman by Will Roscoe (University of New Mexico)

  • Close To the Knives: A Memoir of Disintegration by David Wojnarowicz (Vintage)
  • Cures: A Gay Man’s Odyssey by Martin Duberman (E.P. Dutton)
  • Genteel Pagan: The Double Life of Charles Warren Stoddard by Roger Austen, edited by John W. Crowley (UMASS)
  • Homosexual Desire in Shakespeare’s England by Bruce R. Smith (University of Chicago)

Gay Men's Poetry

The Road Before Us: 100 Gay Black Poets edited by Assoto Saint (Galiens)

  • Bethlehem in Broad Daylight by Mark Doty (David R. Godine)
  • The Burnt Pages by John Ash (Random House)
  • Hand over Heart by David Trinidad (Amethyst)
  • Sex-Charge by Perry Brass (Belhue)

Gay Men's Science Fiction/Fantasy

The Dark Beyond the Stars by Frank M. Robinson (TOR)

  • Embracing the Dark edited by Eric Garber (Alyson)
  • Mirage by Perry Brass (Belhue)
  • Steam by Jay B. Laws (Alyson)
  • Vampires Anonymous by Jeffrey N. McMahan (Alyson)

Humor

Putting on the Ritz by Joe Keenan (Viking)

  • Coming Out!: More Fun ‘n’ Games by Elizabeth Dean, Linda Wells, and Andrea Curren (New Victoria)
  • Strange Angel by Ben Davis (Corona Publishing Co.)
  • What I Love about Lesbian Politics Is Arguing with People I Agree With by Kris Kovick (Alyson)
  • Women’s Glib: A Collection of Women’s Humor edited by Rosalind Warren (Crossing)

Lesbian Anthology

Chicana Lesbians: The Girls Our Mothers Warned Us About edited by Carla Trujillo (Third Woman)

  • Bi Any Other Name edited by Loraine Hutchins and Lani Kaahumanu (Alyson)
  • Indivisible: New Short Fiction by West Coast Gay & Lesbian Writers edited by Terry Wolverton and Robert Drake (Plume)
  • An Intimate Wilderness: Lesbian Writers on Sexuality edited by Judith Barrington (Eighth Mountain)
  • Lesbians at Midlife: The Creative Transition edited by Barbara Sang, Joyce Warshow, and Adrienne Smith (Spinsters Book Co.)

Lesbian Fiction

The Revolution of Little Girls by Blanche Boyd (Alfred A. Knopf)

The Gilda Stories by Jewelle Gomez (Firebrand)

  • Benediction by Diane Salvatore (Naiad)
  • Just Say Yes by Judith McDaniel (Firebrand)
  • Minimax by Anna Livia (Eighth Mountain)

Lesbian Mystery

Murder by Tradition by Katherine V. Forrest (Naiad)

  • Cop Out by Claire McNab (Naiad)
  • Everything You Have is Mine by Sandra Scoppetone (Little Brown)
  • Final Session by Mary Morell (Spinsters Book Co.)
  • The Providence File by Amanda Kyle Williams (Naiad)

Lesbian Nonfiction

Cancer in Two Voices by Sandra Butler and Barbara Rosenblum (Spinsters Book Co.)

  • Gertrude and Alice by Diane Souhami (Pandora)
  • An Intimate Wilderness: Lesbian Writers on Sexuality edited by Judith Barrington (Eighth Mountain)
  • Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America by Lillian Faderman (Columbia University)
  • Rebellion: Essays 1980-1991 by Minnie Bruce Pratt (Firebrand)

Lesbian Poetry

An Atlas of the Difficult World: Poems 1988-1991 by Adrienne Rich (W.W. Norton)

  • Artemis in Echo Park by Eloise Klein Healy (Firebrand)
  • Fear of Subways by Maureen Seaton (Eighth Mountain)
  • The Forbidden Poems by Becky Birtha (Seal)
  • Not Me by Eileen Myles (Semiotext(e))

Lesbian Science Fiction/Fantasy

The Gilda Stories by Jewelle Gomez (Firebrand)

  • Mega by B.L. Holmes (Mother Courage)
  • Shadows of Aggar by Chris Anne Wolfe (New Victoria)
  • Stranded by Camarin Grae (Naiad)
  • Zeta Base by Judith Alguire (Naiad)

Small Press Book Award

Gay Roots: Twenty Years of Gay Sunshine edited by Winston Leyland (Gay Sunshine)

  • The Advocate Advisor by Pat Califia (Alyson)
  • How Do I Look?: Queer Film and Videos edited by Bad Object-Choices (Bay)
  • Putting Out ’91 edited by Edisol W. Dotson (Putting Out)
  • Rusty: How Me and Her Went to Colorado and Everything, Except Not Really by Garbo (Big Breakfast)

Publisher's Service Award

Barbara Grier and Donna McBride, The Naiad Press

 

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