Lifetime achievement: John D'Emilio, author/co-author of Intimate Matters: A History of Sexuality in America, Sexual Politics, Sexual Communities, Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin, The World Turned: Essays on Gay History, Politics, and Culture, and Making Trouble: Essays on Gay History, Politics, and the University.
The Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBT Fiction: A Horse Named Sorrow by Trebor Healey
Debut Fiction: Monstress: Stories by Lysley Tenorio
Lesbian Nonfiction: Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel
Gay Nonfiction: Eminent Outlaws by Christopher Bram
Lesbian Poetry: Song and Spectacle by Rachel Rose
Gay Poetry: Looking for the Gulf Motel by Richard Blanco