2023 Lambda Literary Awards

2023 Lammy Finalists and Winners in Transgender categories

Here are the winners of the 2023 Lammys in the transgender categories, along with the finalists.


Transgender Fiction 

  • Call-OutThe Call-Out by Cat Fitzpatrick (Seven Stories Press) – WINNER
  • All the Hometowns You Can’t Stay Away From by Izzy Wasserstein (Neon Hemlock)
  • Didn’t Nobody Give a Shit What Happened to Carlotta by James Hannaham (Little, Brown and Company)
  • Manywhere by Morgan Thomas (Farrar, Straus and Giroux/MCD)
  • Wrath Goddess Sing by Maya Deane (William Morrow) 


Transgender Nonfiction

  • ThirdPersonThe Third Person by Emma Grove (Drawn & Quarterly) – WINNER
  • Before We Were Trans: A New History of Gender by Kit Heyam (Basic Books)
  • Faltas: Letters to Everyone in My Hometown Who Isn’t My Rapist by Cecilia Gentili (LittlePuss Press)
  • Feral City: On Finding Liberation in Lockdown New York by Jeremiah Moss (W.W. Norton & Company)
  • The Terrible We: Thinking with Trans Maladjustment by Cameron Awkward-Rich (Duke University Press)


Transgender Poetry

  • MissSettlMissSettl by Kamden Ishmael Hilliard (Nightboat Books) – WINNER
  • A  Dead Name That Learned How to Live by Golden (Game Over Books) 
  • A Queen in Bucks County by Kay Gabriel (Nightboat Books)
  • All the Flowers Kneeling by Paul Tran (Penguin Books)
  • Emanations by Prathna Lor (Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd.)



You can find the winners and finalists for all categories on the Lambda Literary website.