Congratulations to wonderful David McConnell for winning the ALA's Stonewall Book Award's nonfiction prize for American Honor Killings: Desire and Rage Among Men [Kindle] shared with Lori Duron's Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son. Hilary Sloin won the Stonewall Book Award in fiction for Art on Fire [Kindle], a mock-biography of a "pseudorealist" painter.
Several interesting choices in the honor books, too.
Barbara Gittings Literature Award
Stonewall Honor Books in Literature
- A Strange and Separate People, by Jon Marans
- Everything Begins and Ends at the Kentucky Club, by Benjamin Alire Saenz
- The Rebellion of Miss Lucy Ann Lobdell, by William Klaber
Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award
- American Honor Killings: Desire and Rage Among Men [Kindle], by David McConnell
- Raising My Rainbow: Adventures in Raising a Fabulous, Gender Creative Son, by Lori Duron
Stonewall Honor Books in Non-Fiction
- A Little Gay History: Desire and Diversity Across the World, by R.B. Parkinson
- Fairyland, by Alysia Abbott
Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children's & Young Adult Literature Award:
Children's & YA Honor Books: