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Lambda Literary Award, 1992-2017

Lambda Literary Award, 1992-2017

Resources for titles recognized by this award since 1992 -- identifying and celebrating the best lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender books of the year.

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Better Nate Than Ever
  • by Tim Federle and Scott M. Fischer
  • Multimedia Resources: 20
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    Ash
  • by Malinda Lo
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    George
  • by Alex Gino
  • Multimedia Resources: 16
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    Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda
  • by Becky Albertalli
  • Multimedia Resources: 15
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    Two Boys Kissing
  • by David Levithan
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 2014)
    Stonewall Award (Honor, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 14
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    From the Notebooks of Melanin Sun
  • by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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    Beautiful Music for Ugly Children
  • by Kirstin Cronn-Mills
  • Multimedia Resources: 13
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    Jumpstart the World
  • by Catherine Ryan Hyde
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 12
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    Ask the Passengers
  • by A.S. King
  • Multimedia Resources: 12
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    Every Day
  • by David Levithan
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2013)
    Norton Award (Finalist, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 12
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    Highly Illogical Behavior
  • by John Corey Whaley
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 12
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    Geography Club
  • by Brent Hartinger
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Totally Joe
  • by James Howe
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    If You Could Be Mine
  • by Sara Farizan
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 2014)
    Rainbow List (Commended, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Five, Six, Seven, Nate!
  • by Tim Federle
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 2015)
    Odyssey Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out
  • by Susan Kuklin
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2015)
    Stonewall Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    Marvels, The
  • by Brian Selznick
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2016)
    Rainbow List (Commended, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 11
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    And Tango Makes Three
  • by Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell, and Henry Cole
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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    Summer Prince, The
  • by Alaya Dawn Johnson
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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    Girl Mans Up
  • by M-E Girard
  • Multimedia Resources: 10
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    Hard Love
  • by Ellen Wittlinger
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 2000)
    Printz Award (Honor, 2000)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Boy Meets Boy
  • by David Levithan
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    Huntress
  • by Malinda Lo
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2012)
    Rainbow List (Commended, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    More Happy Than Not
  • by Adam Silvera
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 9
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    House You Pass on the Way, The
  • by Jacqueline Woodson
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 1998)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    Parrotfish
  • by Ellen Wittlinger
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    Pink
  • by Lili Wilkinson
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2012)
    Stonewall Award (Honor, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    About a Girl
  • by Sarah McCarry
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 8
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    Gloria Goes to Gay Pride
  • by Lesléa Newman and Russell Crocker
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 1992)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Saturday is Pattyday
  • by Lesléa Newman and Annette Hegel
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 1994)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Felicia's Favorite Story
  • by Lesléa Newman and Adriana Romo
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2003)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Adaptation
  • by Malinda Lo
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2013)
    Rainbow List (Commended, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Miseducation of Cameron Post, The
  • by Emily M. Danforth
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Rapture Practice
  • by Aaron Hartzler
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    None of the Above
  • by I.W. Gregorio
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Beast
  • by Brie Spangler
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Midnight Star, The
  • by Marie Lu
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 7
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    Luna: A Novel
  • by Julie Anne Peters
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2005)
    National Book Award (Finalist, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Realm of Possibility, The
  • by David Levithan
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You
  • by Peter Cameron
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    How They Met, and Other Stories
  • by David Levithan
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Love Drugged
  • by James Klise
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2011)
    Stonewall Award (Honor, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Personal Effects
  • by E.M. Kokie
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Openly Straight
  • by Bill Konigsberg
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2014)
    Walden Award (Finalist, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Forgive Me If I've Told You This Before
  • by Karelia Stetz-Waters
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2015)
    Rainbow List (Commended, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    When Everything Feels Like the Movies
  • by Raziel Reid
  • Multimedia Resources: 6
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    Drowning of Stephan Jones, The
  • by Bette Greene
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 1993)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    I Was a Teenage Fairy
  • by Francesca Lia Block
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 1999)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Rainbow High
  • by Alex Sanchez
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    So Hard to Say
  • by Alex Sanchez
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Rainbow Road
  • by Alex Sanchez
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Hero
  • by Perry Moore
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Christian, the Hugging Lion
  • by Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell, and Amy June Bates
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    I Am J
  • by Cris Beam
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2012)
    Rainbow List (Commended, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Silhouette of a Sparrow
  • by Molly Beth Griffin
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    What Makes a Baby
  • by Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Lies We Tell Ourselves
  • by Robin Talley
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Our Chemical Hearts
  • by Krystal Sutherland
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Symptoms of Being Human
  • by Jeff Garvin
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2017)
    Quick Picks (Commended, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 5
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    Am I Blue?: Coming Out from the Silence
  • by Marion Dane Bauer
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 1995)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Good Moon Rising
  • by Nancy Garden
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 1997)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Revolutionary Voices: A Multicultural Queer Youth Anthology
  • by Amy Sonnie
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2001)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    King & King
  • by Linda deHaan and Stern Nijland
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2003)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Love & Lies: Marisol's Story
  • by Ellen Wittlinger
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Vast Fields of Ordinary, The
  • by Nick Burd
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2010)
    Stonewall Award (Winner, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Wildthorn
  • by Jane Eagland
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 2011)
    Rainbow List (Commended, 2011)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    God Loves Hair
  • by Vivek Shraya and Juliana Neufeld
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2011)
    South Asia Book Award (Honor, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Double Exposure
  • by Bridget Birdsall
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 4
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    Keeping You a Secret
  • by Julie Anne Peters
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2004)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Orphea Proud
  • by Sharon Dennis Wyeth
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2005)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Antonio's Card / La tarjeta de Antonio
  • by Rigoberto Gonzalez and Cecilia Alvarez
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Manny Files, The
  • by Christian Burch
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2007)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Out of the Pocket
  • by Bill Konigsberg
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Mousetraps
  • by Pat Schmatz
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Secret City
  • by Julia Watts
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2014)
    Rainbow List (Commended, 2015)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Gay & Lesbian History for Kids: The Century-Long Struggle for LBGT Rights, with 21 Activities
  • by Jerome Pohlen
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Gravity
  • by Juliann Rich
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    Not Your Sidekick
  • by C.B. Lee
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2017)
  • Multimedia Resources: 3
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    How Would You Feel If Your Dad Was Gay?
  • by Ann Heron, Kris Kovick, and Meredith Maran
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 1992)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Cat Came Back, The
  • by Hilary Mullins
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 1994)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    My Two Uncles
  • by Judith Vigna
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 1996)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Outspoken: Role Models from the Lesbian and Gay Community
  • by Michael Thomas Ford
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 1999)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Out of the Ordinary: Essays on Growing Up with Gay, Lesbian, and Transgender Parents
  • by Ellen Samuels and Noelle Howey
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 2001)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Finding H.F.
  • by Julia Watts
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 2002)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Letters in the Attic
  • by Bonnie Shimko
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 2003)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Sissy Duckling, The
  • by Harvey Fierstein and Henry Cole
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2003)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Between Mom and Jo
  • by Julie Anne Peters
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2007)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Hit the Road, Manny
  • by Christian Burch
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    What They Always Tell Us
  • by Martin Wilson
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2009)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Sprout: Or My Salad Days, When I Was Green in Judgment
  • by Dale Peck
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 2010)
    Stonewall Award (Honor, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Gemini Bites
  • by Patrick Ryan
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 2012)
    Rainbow List (Commended, 2012)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Secret Ingredient, The
  • by Stewart Lewis
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2014)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Anything Could Happen
  • by Will Walton
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2016)
  • Multimedia Resources: 2
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    Duke Who Outlawed Jelly Beans and Other Stories
  • by Johnny Valentine and Lynette Schmidt
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 1992)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    When Heroes Die
  • by Penny Raife Durant
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 1993)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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  • by Michael Willhoite
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 1994)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Two Teenagers in 20: Writings by Gay and Lesbian Youth
  • by Ann Heron
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 1995)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Daddy's Wedding
  • by Michael Willhoite
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 1997)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Shared Heart: Portraits & Stories Celebrating Lesbian, Gay, & Bisexual Young People
  • by Adam Mastoon
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 1998)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Telling Tales Out of School: Gays, Lesbians, and Bisexuals Revisit Their School Days
  • by Kevin Jennings
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 1999)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Lucy Goes to the Country
  • by Joseph Kennedy and John Canemaker
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 1999)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Name Me Nobody
  • by Lois-Ann Yamanaka
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2000)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Swimming in the Monsoon Sea
  • by Shyam Selvadurai
  • Lambda Awards (Winner, 2006)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Saints of Augustine
  • by P.E. Ryan
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Freak Show
  • by James St. James
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2008)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    How Beautiful the Ordinary: Twelve Stories of Identity
  • by Michael Cart
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    In Mike We Trust
  • by P.E. Ryan
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2010)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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    Kiss the Morning Star
  • by Elissa Janine Hoole
  • Lambda Awards (Finalist, 2013)
  • Multimedia Resources: 1
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