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Current Finalists

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Join us at the 35th Annual Lammy Awards

Congratulations to the 2023 Lammy Finalists!

We’re proud to announce the finalists in 25 categories for the 35th Annual Lambda Literary Awards. The finalists were selected by a panel of over 65 literary professionals from more than 1,350 book submissions. These selections represent the best of LGBTQ literature this year.

Please join us in celebrating the following authors and their literary accomplishments.


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Lesbian Fiction

Gay Fiction

Bisexual Fiction

Transgender Fiction

LGBTQ+ Young Adult

LGBTQ+ Middle Grade

LGBTQ+ Children’s Books

Bisexual Nonfiction

Transgender Nonfiction

LGBTQ+ Nonfiction

LGBTQ+ Speculative Fiction

Lesbian Poetry

Gay Poetry

Bisexual Poetry

Transgender Poetry

LGBTQ+ Anthology

Lesbian Memoir/Biography

Gay Memoir/Biography

LGBTQ+ Mystery

LGBTQ+ Comics

Lesbian Romance

Gay Romance

  • Forever After by Marie Sinclair, Self-published
  • Forever, Con Amor by A.M. Johnson, Self-published
  • I’m So Not Over You by Kosoko Jackson, Berkley Romance
  • Just One Night by Felice Stevens, Self-published
  • Two Tribes by Fearne Hill, Self-published

LGBTQ+ Romance and Erotica

LGBTQ+ Drama

LGBTQ+ Studies

Lambda Literary thanks the following sponsors for their support of the Lammys.

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