The 2016 Publishing Triangle Awards finalists, honoring the best LGBTQ fiction, nonfiction and poetry, as well as the year’s best trans and gender-variant literature, include these six Macmillan books:
Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction
THE NARROW DOOR by Paul Lisicky (Graywolf Press)
Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry
BESTIARY by Donika Kelly (Graywolf Press)
Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry
RAPTURE by Sjohnna McCray (Graywolf Press)
Edmund White Award for Debut Fiction
HIDE by Matthew Griffin (Bloomsbury USA)
Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBTQ Fiction
MOONSTONE by Sjón; translated by Victoria Cribb (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
THEY MAY NOT MEAN TO, BUT THEY DO by Cathleen Schine (Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
UPDATE 4/28/17: Congratulations to THEY MAY NOT MEAN TO, BUT THEY DO by Cathleen Schine (Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux) for winning the Ferro-Grumley Award for LGBTQ Fiction!
Winners will be announced April 27 at a ceremony in New York City.