Congratulations to Sassafras Lowrey, Hasan Namir, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha, and Michael V. Smith, whose books have been named Lambda Literary Award finalists.
Sassafras Lowrey's novel Lost Boi
is a finalist in transgender fiction. Hasan Namir's debut novel God in Pink
is a finalist in gay fiction. Leah
Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha's memoir Dirty River
is a finalist in lesbian memoir/biography. And Michael V. Smith's My Body Is Yours
is a finalist in gay memoir/biography.
The winners will be announced at a ceremony in New York in June. Congratulations to all the finalists!
The complete list of finalists can be found here
A Quill and Quire
story on the awards can be found here