Tuesday, March 8, 2016 |
Eleven Canadian books have been named as finalists for the Lambda Literary Awards, which honour the best literature by LGBT authors.
The prize, now in its 28th year, had a record number of submissions this year, with 933 titles submitted compared to 818 in the previous cycle. Canadian writers are nominated in nine categories.
The Canadian finalists include:Gay Fiction
Winners of the Lambda Literary Awards will be announced at a ceremony in New York City on June 6. Find the full list of finalists here.
CORRECTION: Sassafras Lowrey (nominated for Lost Boi) was originally included as a Canadian finalist. Lowrey is American. Lost Boi is published by Canadian publisher Arsenal Pulp Press.