Bi Book Awards winners revealed
The winners books for this years Bisexual Book Awards were revealed in a ceremony in New York yesterday, including a couple of categories where the judging panel just couldn’t decide and so joint winners were declared.
The victors (and runners-up) in each category are as follows:
- WINNER:Many Love by Sophie Lucido Johnson, Touchstone / Simon & Schuster.
- Go the Way Your Blood Beats: On Truth, Bisexuality, and Desire by Michael Amherst, Repeater Books.
- WINNER: Many Love by Sophie Lucido Johnson, Touchstone / Simon & Schuster.
- On the Road and Off the Record with Leonard Bernstein: My Years with the Exasperating Genius by Charlie Harmon, Imagine Publishing/ Charlesbridge.
- WINNER: America Is Not the Heart by Elaine Castillo, Viking / Penguin Random House.
- Bhopal Dance by Jennifer Natalya Fink, FC2/University of Alabama Press.
- The Prince of Mirrors by Alan Robert Clark, Fairlight Books.
- True Ash by Elizabeth J. Colen and Carol Guess, Black Lawrence Press.
- The Wild Birds by Emily Strelow, A Barnacle Book / Rare Bird Books.
- WINNER: Jilted by Lilah Suzanne, Interlude Press.
- Edge of Nowhere by Felicia Davin, Etymon Press.
- Medley (Changing Lanes) by Layla Reyne, Independently Published.
- Rough Sleepers by Nem Rowan, Less Than Three Press.
- The Thing About Forever by Michele Engardt, Less Than Three Press.
- The Torches We Carry by L.A. Witt, Independently Published.
- WINNER: Carnal Knowledge: The Adoration of a Dangerous Woman and the Death of a Dream by Lexi Mohney, Independently Published.
- Whatever Comes First by M.K. Lee, Less Than Three Press.
Speculative Fiction (Scifi etc)
- WINNER: The Worship of Mystery by J.R. Mabry, The Apocryphile Press.
- Cleaning House by Jeanne G’Fellers, Mountain Gap Books.
- Dragon Magic by Megan Derr, Less Than Three Press.
- The Seeds of Dissolution by William C. Tracy, Space Wizard Science Fantasy.
- Thornfruit by Felicia Davin, Etymon Press.
Teen/Young Adult Fiction
- WINNER: We Are Young by Cat Clarke, Quercus Children’s Books / Hachette Childrens Group
- A Love Song for Mr Dakota by Gene Gant, Harmony Ink Press / Dreamspinner Press
- Palmetto Rose by J.E. Sumerau, Brill / Sense
- Paris Syndrome by Lisa Walker, Angus & Robertson / HarperCollins Publishers Australia
- The Weekend Bucket List by Mia Kerick, Duet Books / Interlude Press
- JOINT WINNER: Reckless Behavior by Cari Z & L.A. Witt, Riptide Publishing
- JOINT WINNER: Who Is Vera Kelly? by Rosalie Knecht, Tin House Books
- Other People’s Oysters by Alexandra CH Nowakowski and JE Sumerau, Brill / Sense
- We Are Young by Cat Clarke, Quercus Children’s Books / Hachette Childrens Group
- What You Want to See by Kristen Lepionka, Minotaur Books / St. Martin’s Press
- WINNER: God Was Right by Diana Hamilton, Ugly Duckling Presse
- Black Queer Hoe by Britteney Black Rose Kapri, BreakBeat Poets series, Haymarket Books
- Like Flesh Covers Bone by Jan Steckel, Zeitgeist Press
- Refuse by Julian Randall, University of Pittsburgh Press
- We Play a Game by Duy Doan, Yale University Press
Publisher of the Year
- Less Than Three Press.
Bi Writer of the Year
- JOINT WINNER: Elaine Castillo, America Is Not the Heart, Viking / Penguin Random House.
- JOINT WINNER: Duy Doan, We Play a Game, Yale University Press.
- JOINT WINNER: J.R. Mabry, The Worship of Mystery, The Apocryphile Press.
- Kate Evans, Target, Coyote Creek Books.
- Lilah Suzanne, Jilted, Interlude Press.
- Rachel Wiley, Nothing Is Okay, Button Poetry.