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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Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual & Transgender Round Table logo

Barbara Gittings Literature Award

2018 Winner(s)

Meanwhile, Elsewhere: Science Fiction and Fantasy from Transgender Writers

edited by Cat Fitzpatrick and Casey Plett, (Topside Press)

2018 Honor(s)

Marriage of a Thousand Lies
by SJ Sindu, (Soho Press)

A Place Called No Homeland
by Kai Cheng Thom, (Arsenal Pulp Press)

An Unkindness of Ghosts
by Rivers Solomon, (Akashic Books)

When I Grow Up, I Want to be a List of Further Possibilities
by Chen Chen, (BOA Editions, Ltd.)

Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award

2018 Winner(s)

Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community

by John Chaich and Todd Oldham, (Ammo Books)

2018 Honor(s)

The Black Penguin
by Andrew Evans, (University of Wisconsin Press)

Black on Both Sides: A Racial History of Trans Identity
by C. Riley Snorton, (University of Minnesota Press)

LGBTQ Stats: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer People by the Numbers
by Bennett Singer and David Deschamps, (The New Press)