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Friday, March 18, 2011

Triangle Awards (1990-2009)

Finalists for the Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction
Terry Castle, The Professor and Other Writings (HarperCollins)
Emma Donoghue, Inseparable: Desire Between Women in Literature (Alfred A. Knopf)
Barbara Hammer, Hammer! (Feminist Press)
Finalists for the Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction
R. Tripp Evans, Grant Wood (Alfred A. Knopf)
Wendy Moffat, A Great Unrecorded History: A New Life of E. M. Forster (Farrar Straus Giroux)
Justin Spring, Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward (Farrar Straus Giroux)
Finalists for the Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry
Elizabeth J. Colen, Money for Sunsets (Steel Toe Books)
Jen Currin, The Inquisition Yours (Coach House Books)
Eleanor Lerman, The Sensual World Re-emerges (Sarabande Books)
Finalists for the Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry
Paul Legault, The Madeleine Poems (Omnidawn)
Eric Leigh, Harm’s Way (University of Arkansas Press)
Michael Walsh, The Dirt Riddles (University of Arkansas Press)
Finalists for the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction
Michael Alenyikov, Ivan and Misha (Triquarterly/Northwestern University Press)
Katharine Beutner, Alcestis (Soho Press)
Catherine Kirkwood, Cut Away (Arktoi Books)
Finalists for The Ferro-Grumley Awards for LGBT Fiction (presented in conjunction with Ferro-Grumley Literary Awards)
Daniel Black, Perfect Peace (St. Martin’s Press)
Lucy Jane Bledsoe, Big Bang Symphony (University of Wisconsin Press)
Daniel Allen Cox, Krakow Melt (Arsenal Pulp Press)
David McConnell, The Silver Hearted (Alyson)
Eileen Myles, Inferno (OR Books)
Michael Sledge, The More I Owe You

2009 information from The Publishing Triangle accessed 3/20/10
2009 Finalists Announced for Best LGBT Fiction, Poetry, and Non-Fiction

We're proud to present the nominees for the best LGBT books of 2009. The winners will be announced at the 22nd annual Triangle Awards, April 29, 2010, at the New School.

Finalists for the Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction
* Rebecca Brown, American Romances  – Winner!
* Mary Cappello, Called Back
* Joan Schenkar, The Talented Miss Highsmith

Finalists for the Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction
* James Davidson, The Greeks and Greek Love (Random House) – Winner!
* Chap Heap, Slumming: Sexual and Racial Encounters in American Nightlife, 1885–1940
* David Plante, The Pure Lover

Finalists for the Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry
* Stacie Cassarino, Zero at the Bone – Winner!
* Kristin Naca, Bird Eating Bird
* Lee Ann Roripaugh, On the Cusp of a Dangerous Year

Finalists for the Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry
* Brent Goodman, The Brother Swimming Beneath Me
* D.A. Powell, Chronic
* Ronaldo V. Wilson, Poems of the Black Object – Winner!

Finalists for the Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction
* Elise Moser, Because I Have Loved and Hidden It
* Lori Ostlund, The Bigness of the World – Winner!
* Rakesh Satyal, Blue Boy

The Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction is presented by the Ferro-Grumley Literary Awards, a co-sponsor of the Triangle Awards ceremony.

Finalists for The Ferro-Grumley Awards for LGBT Fiction
* G. Winston James, Shaming the Devil
* Barb Johnson, More of This World or Maybe Another
* Eleanor Lerman, The Blonde on the Train
* Vestal McIntyre, Lake Overturn
* Jill Malone, A Field Guide to Deception
* Sebastian Stuart, The Hour Between  – Winner!

The Publishing Triangle's 21st Annual Triangle Awards--honoring the best lesbian and gay fiction, nonfiction, and poetry published in 2008--were presented last night in New York City).

The Triangle awards winners:
In the Shadow of the Magic Mountain: The Erika and Klaus Mann Story by Andrea Weiss (Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction)

Drifting Toward Love: Black, Brown, Gay, and Coming of Age on the Streetsof New York by Kai Wright (Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction)

Interpretive Work by Elizabeth Bradfield (Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry)

Boy with Flowers by Ely Shipley (Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry)

Light Fell by Evan Fallenberg (Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction)
The Essential Dykes to Watch Out For by Alison Bechdel (Ferro-Grumley Awards for LGBT Fiction)

Martin Duberman was honored with the 2009 Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement, and Carole DeSanti won the Publishing Triangle’s Leadership Award.

Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction
2010 — Rebecca Brown, American Romances
2009 — Andrea Weiss, In the Shadow of the Magic Mountain
2008 — Janet Malcolm, Two Lives: Gertrude and Alice
2007 — Alison Bechdel, Fun Home
2006 — Tania Katan, My One-Night Stand with Cancer
2005 — Alison Smith, Name All the Animals
2004 — Lillian Faderman, Naked in the Promised Land
2003 — Terry Wolverton, Insurgent Muse: Life and Art at the Woman's Building
2002 — Laura L. Doan, Fashioning Sapphism
2001 — Amber Hollibaugh, My Dangerous Desires
2000 — Hilary Lapsley, Margaret Mead and Ruth Benedict: The Kinship of Women
1999 — Judith Halberstam, Female Masculinity
1998 — Margot Peters, May Sarton: A Biography
1997 — Bernadette Brooten, Love Between Women

Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction
2010 — James Davidson, The Greeks and Greek Love
2009 — Kai Wright, Drifting Toward Love
2008 — Michael Rowe, Other Men's Sons
2007 — Kenji Yoshino, Covering
2006 — Martin Moran, The Tricky Part
2005 — David K. Johnson, The Lavender Scare: The Cold War Persecution of Gays and Lesbians in the Federal Government
2004 — John D'Emilio, Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin
2003 — Neil Miller, Sex Crime Panic
2002 — [tie] Ricardo J. Brown, The Evening Crowd at Kirmser's; and Robert Reid-Pharr, Black Gay Man
2001 — Mark Matousek, Lost Father
2000 — Eric Brandt, Dangerous Liaisons: Blacks, Gays and the Struggle for Equality
1999 — John Loughery, The Other Side of Silence
1998 — David Sedaris, Naked
1997 — Anthony Heilbut, Thomas Mann

The Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry
2010 — Stacie Cassarino, Zero at the Bone
2009 — Elizabeth Bradfield, Interpretative Work
2008 — Joan Larkin, My Body
2007 — Jennifer Rose, Hometown for an Hour
2006 — Jane Miller, A Palace of Pearls
2005 — Maureen Seaton, Venus Examines Her Breast
2004 — Daphne Gottlieb, Final Girl
2003 — Melanie Braverman, Red
2002 — Gerry Gomez Pearlberg, Mr. Bluebird
2001 — Marilyn Hacker, Squares and Courtyards

The Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry
2010 — Ronaldo V. Wilson, Poems of the Black Object
2009 — Ely Shipley, Boy with Flower
2008 — [tie] Steve Fellner, Blind Date with Cavafy; and Daniel Hall, Under Sleep
2007 — Justin Chin, Gutted
2006 — Richard Siken, Crush
2005 — Carl Phillips, The Rest of Love
2004 — Brian Teare, The Room Where I Was Born
2003 — Greg Hewett, Red Suburb
2002 — Mark Doty, Source
2001 — Thom Gunn, Boss Cupid

The Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction

Inaugurated in May 2006, this award recognizes outstanding first novels or story collections by LGBT authors. It is unique among the Triangle Literary Awards, in that women and men compete in the same category. The award is open to first-book authors of any age whose work contains queer themes. Writers can have published works of nonfiction, and their short fiction can have previously appeared in a published anthology. The book nominated must be the author's first work of book-length fiction.

This award honors the distinguished Edmund White, who won the very first Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement in 1990. White is the author, among many other works, of A Boy's Own Story, States of Desire, A Married Man, Fanny, and Arts and Letters. The winner receives $1,000.

Past winners are:
2010 — Lori Ostlund, The Bigness of the World
2009 — Evan Fallenberg, Light Fell
2008 — Myriam Gurba, Dahlia Season
2007 — Martin Hyatt, A Scarecrow's Bible
2006 — Mack Friedman, Setting the Lawn on Fire
The Publishing Triangle Leadership Award

The Publishing Triangle is proud to honor the best and brightest writers working today. Other people, as well as institutions, contribute to the health, vibrancy, and prestige of LBGT literature. In that light, the Publishing Triangle's Leadership Award puts the spotlight on the contribution of editors, literary agents, and others who have worked tirelessly to see that great books reach avid readers.
Past winners are:
2010 — Michele Karlsberg
2009 — Carole DeSanti
2008 — Carol Seajay and Richard Labonte
2007 — Nancy Bereano
2006 — Oscar Wilde Memorial Bookshop
2005 — Lesbian Herstory Archives
2004 — Barbara Gittings
2003 — Jed Mattes
2002 — Michael Denneny

The Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction

2010 — Sebastian Stuart, The Hour Between
2009 — Alison Bechdel, The Complete Dykes to Watch Out For

The Ferro-Grumley Award for Lesbian Fiction
2008 — Ali Liebegott, The IHOP Papers
2007 — Lisa Carey, Every Visible Thing
2006 — Patricia Grossman, Brian in Three Seasons
2005 — Stacey D'Erasmo, A Seahorse Year
2004 — Nina Revoyr, Southland
2003 — Carol Anshaw, Lucky in the Corner
2002 — Emma Donoghue, Slammerkin
2001 — Sarah Waters, Affinity
2000 — Judy Doenges, What She Left Me
1999 — Patricia Powell, The Pagoda
1998 — Elana Dykewoman, Beyond the Pale
1997 — Persimmon Blackbridge, Sunnybrook
1996 — Sarah Schulman, Rat Bohemia
1995 — Heather Lewis, House Rules
1994 — Jeanette Winterson, Written on the Body
1993 — Dorothy Allison, Bastard Out of Carolina
1992 — Blanche McCrary Boyd, The Revolution of Little Girls
1991 — Cherry Muhanji, Her
1990 — Ruthann Robson, Eye of the Hurricane

The Ferro-Grumley Award for Gay Fiction
2008 — Peter Cameron, Someday This Pain Will Be Useful to You
2007 — Christopher Bram, Exiles in America
2006 — Barry McCrea, The First Verse
2005 — Adam Berlin, Belmondo Style
2004 — Trebor Healey, Through It Came Bright Colors
2003 — Jamie O'Neill, At Swim Two Boys
2002 — David Ebershoff, The Rose City
2001 — Edmund White, The Married Man
2000 — Paul Russell, The Coming Storm
1999 — Michael Cunningham, The Hours
1998 — Colm Toibin, The Story of the Night
1997 — Andrew Holleran, The Beauty of Men
1996 — Felice Picano, Like People in History
1995 — Mark Merlis, American Studies
1994 — John Berendt, Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil [nonfiction]
1993 — Randall Kenan, Let the Dead Bury Their Dead
1992 — Melvin Dixon, Vanishing Rooms
1991 — Allen Barnett, The Body and Its Dangers
1990 — Dennis Cooper, Closer

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