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The Winners of 28th Annual Lambda Literary Awards

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Brian Sargent

The 2016 Lammys honored The New Yorker's Hilton Als and poet Eileen Myles.

Last night, the queer literati turned up at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts for the 28th annual Lambda Literary Awards, celebrating the best in LGBT literature. Comedian Kate Clinton served as host.

Actress and noted fashionista Tavi Gevinson presented Hilton Als, whose White Girls should be required reading for everyone, with the Trustee Award for Excellence in Literature. "Powerful feelings rise up in me as I stand before you," Als said. "Other people are my art."

Native poet Natalie Diaz introduced the prodigious poet and author Eileen Myles, who received Lambda's Pioneer Award. In accepting her award, Myles said, "I go forward with confidence."

Check out the entire list of winners from the ceremony last night below:

28th Annual Lambda Literary Award Winners

Lesbian Fiction
Under the Udala Trees, Chinelo Okparanta

Gay Fiction
God in Pink, Hasan Namir

Bisexual Fiction
The Life and Death of Sophie Stark, Anna North

Bisexual Nonfiction
Irrepressible: The Jazz Age Life of Henrietta Bingham, Emily Bingham

Transgender Fiction
Tiny Pieces of Skull, or a Lesson in Manners, Roz Kaveney

LGBT Debut Fiction
A Love Like Blood, Victor Yates

LGBT Nonfiction
"No One Helped": Kitty Genovese, New York City, and the Myth of Urban Apathy, Marcia M. Gallo

Transgender Nonfiction
Born on the Edge of Race and Gender: A Voice for Cultural Competency, Willy Wilkinson

Lesbian Poetry
Life in a Box is a Pretty Life, Dawn Lundy Martin

Gay Poetry (TIE)
Crevasse, Nicholas Wong
Reconnaissance, Carl Phillips

Transgender Poetry
succubus in my pocket, kari edwards

Lesbian Mystery (TIE)
Ordinary Mayhem, Victoria Brownworth
Tarnished Gold, Ann Aptaker

Gay Mystery
Boystown 7: Bloodlines, Marshall Thornton

Lesbian Memoir/Biography
Objects in the Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear, Kate Carroll de Gutes

Gay Memoir/Biography
James Merrill: Life and Art, Langdon Hammer

Lesbian Romance
Making A Comeback, Julie Blair

Gay Romance
When Skies Have Fallen, Debbie McGowan

Lesbian Erotica
The Muse, Meghan O'Brien

Gay Erotica
Erotiques Supremes, Miodrag Kojadinovic

LGBT Anthology - Fiction
Beyond: The Queer Sci-Fi & Fantasy Comic Anthology, Sfe R. Monster (Editor) & Taneka Stotts (Assistant Editor)

LGBT Anthology - Nonfiction
Glitter and Grit: Queer Performance from the Heels on Wheels Femme Galaxy, Edited by Damien Luxe, Heather M. Acs, Sabina Ibarrola

LGBT Children's/Young Adult
George, Alex Gino

LGBT Drama
Bright Half Life, Tanya Barfield

LGBT Graphic Novels
The Less Than Epic Adventures of TJ & Amal, EK Weaver

LGBT SF/F/Horror
The Gracekeepers, Kirsty Logan

LGBT Studies
A Taste for Brown Bodies: Gay Modernity and Cosmopolitan Desire, Hiram Perez

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