22nd Lambda Literary Awards

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The 22nd Lambda Literary Awards were held in 2010, to honour works of LGBT literature published in 2009.

Special awards[edit]

Category Winner
Pioneer Award Larry Kramer, Kate Clinton

Nominees and winners[edit]

Category Winner Nominated
Bisexual Fiction Blue ribbon Mykola Dementiuk, Holy Communion
Blue ribbon Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli, Love You Two
Bisexual Non-Fiction Blue ribbon Minal Hajratwala, Leaving India: My Family’s Journey From Five Villages to Five Continents
Gay Debut Fiction Blue ribbon Rakesh Satyal, Blue Boy
Gay Erotica Blue ribbon Kevin Killian, Impossible Princess
Gay Fiction Blue ribbon Vestal McIntyre, Lake Overturn
Gay Memoir/Biography Blue ribbon Reynolds Price, Ardent Spirits: Leaving Home, Coming Back
Gay Mystery Blue ribbon Michael Thomas Ford, What We Remember
Gay Poetry Blue ribbon Benjamin S. Grossberg, Sweet Core Orchard
Gay Romance Blue ribbon Frank Anthony Polito, Drama Queers!
Lesbian Debut Fiction Blue ribbon Rhiannon Argo, The Creamsickle
Lesbian Erotica Blue ribbon Sacchi Green and Rakelle Valencia, Lesbian Cowboys
Lesbian Fiction Blue ribbon Jill Malone, A Field Guide to Deception
Lesbian Memoir/Biography Blue ribbon Joan Schenkar, The Talented Miss Highsmith: The Secret Life and Serious Art of Patricia Highsmith
  • Mary Cappello, Called Back: My Reply to Cancer, My Return to Life
  • Alix Dobkin, My Red Blood: A Memoir of Growing Up Communist, Coming Onto the Greenwich Village Folk Scene, and Coming Out in the Feminist Movement
  • Terry Galloway, Mean Little Deaf Queer
  • Ariel Schrag, Likewise: The High School Comic Chronicles of Ariel Schrag
Lesbian Mystery Blue ribbon Jean M. Redmann, Death of a Dying Man
Lesbian Poetry Blue ribbon Stacie Cassarino, Zero at the Bone
Lesbian Romance Blue ribbon Colette Moody, The Sublime and Spirited Voyage of Original Sin
LGBT Anthology Blue ribbon Ariel Gore, ed., Portland Queer: Tales of the Rose City
  • Tommi Avicolli Mecca, Smash the Church, Smash the State! The Early Years of Gay Liberation
  • David Bergman, Gay American Autobiography: Writings from Whitman to Sedaris
  • Gilbert Herdt, Moral Panics, Sex Panics: Fear and the Fight Over Sexual Rights
  • Michael Montlack, My Diva: 65 Gay Men on the Women Who Inspire Them
LGBT Children's/Young Adult Blue ribbon Dale Peck, Sprout
LGBT Drama Blue ribbon Mart Crowley, The Collected Plays of Mart Crowley
LGBT Non-Fiction Blue ribbon James Davidson, The Greeks and Greek Love
LGBT Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Blue ribbon Catherynne M. Valente, Palimpsest
LGBT Studies Blue ribbon Margot Canaday, The Straight State: Sexuality and Citizenship in Twentieth Century America
Transgender Literature Blue ribbon Lynn Breedlove, Lynnee Breedlove's One Freak Show

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