Stonewall Book Awards

About the Stonewall Book Awards The Stonewall Book Award-Barbara Gittings Literature Award and the Stonewall Book Award-Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award are presented to English language books that have exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender experience.

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Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award

2017 Winner(s)

How to Survive a Plague: The inside story of how citizens and science tamed AIDS

by David France, (Alfred A. Knopf)

2017 Honor(s)

Not straight, not white: black gay men from the march on Washington to the AIDS crisis
by Kevin J. Mumford, (The University of North Carolina Press)

One-man show: the life and art of Bernard Perlin
by Michael Schreiber, (Bruno Gmünder GmbH)

Rethinking sexism, gender, and sexuality
edited by Annika Butler-Wall, Kim Cosier, et. al., (Rethinking Schools)

Tomboy Survival Guide
by Ivan E. Coyote, (Arsenal Pulp Press)

Barbara Gittings Literature Award

2017 Winner(s)

Desert Boys

by Chris McCormick, (New York: Picador)

2017 Honor(s)

Beautiful gravity: a novel
by Martin Hyatt, (ANTIBOOKCLUB)

Dig
by Bryan Borland, (Stillhouse Press)

Guapa
by Saleem Haddad, (Other Press)

Hide: a novel
by Matthew Griffin (Bloomsbury USA)