LGBT organization Lambda Literary announced the finalists of the 29th Annual Lambda Literary Awards, or the "Lammys."
They were chosen from nearly 900 submissions and more than 300 publishers. The winners will be announced at a gala ceremony on Monday, June 12, at New York City's NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.
Just a few of the nominated works include Jacqueline Woodson's Another Brooklyn ( Lesbian Fiction ), Darryl Pinckney's Black Duetshcland ( Gay Fiction ), Samuel Peterson's Trunky ( Transgender Junky ): A Memoir ( Transgender Nonfiction ), Alexa Black's Steel and Promise ( LGBTQ Erotica ), Abigail Child's Mouth to Mouth ( Bisexual Fiction ), E. Patrick Johnson's No Tea, No Shade: New Writings in Black Queer Studies ( LGBTQ Anthology ) and Kokumo's Reacquainted with Life ( Transgender Poetry ).
For more information and to buy tickets, visit LambdaLiterary.org/awards/buy-tickets/.