Lambda Award Finalists

Lambda Award Finalists

The Lambda Literary Awards honor the best in LGBTQ books, and this year’s finalists include NINE Macmillan titles! Gay Fiction HISTORY OF VIOLENCE by Édouard Louis SOME HELL by Patrick Nathan Bisexual Fiction THE BEST BAD THINGS by Katrina Carrasco Gay Poetry WILD IS THE WIND: Poems by Carl Phillips Lesbian Mystery A WHISPER OF […]

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2017 Triangle Awards Finalists

2017 Triangle Awards Finalists

We’re waving our rainbow flag in support of our 2017 Publishing Triangle Awards finalists, honoring the best LGBTQ fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, as well as the year’s best trans and gender-variant literature: Finalists for the Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction ABANDON ME by Melissa Febos Audre Lorde Award for Lesbian Poetry SOME SAY: Poems […]

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2018 Lammy Awards Finalists

2018 Lammy Awards Finalists

The Lambda Literary Foundation (LLF) announced the finalists for the 30th annual Lambda Literary Awards (a.k.a. the “Lammys”) celebrating achievements in LGBTQ literature. We’re waving our rainbow flag in support of these nine nominees from Macmillan! Lesbian Fiction HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES by Carmen Maria Machado Gay Fiction THE END OF EDDY by Edouard […]

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Our 2018 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Our 2018 YALSA & RUSA Award Winners!

Congratulations to all of the amazing Macmillan authors who won awards or were selected for YALSA and RUSA’s various reading lists this year! 2018 Alex Awards (the 10 best adult books that appeal to teen audiences): ALL SYSTEMS RED by Martha Wells DOWN AMONG THE STICKS AND BONES by Seanan McGuire A HOPE MORE POWERFUL […]

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Happy #BookBday (2/13/18 Edition)

Happy #BookBday (2/13/18 Edition)

#BookBday stars all around! THE CHATEAU by Paul Goldberg The acclaimed author of THE YID takes us behind the scenes of a Florida condo board election, delivering a wild spin on Miami Beach, petty crime, Jewish identity, and life in Trump’s America. “A master of dark, cutting humor, restless and allusive… Goldberg confirms his status […]

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New Nonfiction – May 2017

New Nonfiction – May 2017

Essays, books about books, and a librarian’s memoir are just some of the new nonfiction books available this week: THE END OF EDDY by Édouard Louis Two starred reviews! The most talked-about European novel since MY STRUGGLE—a sexually frank, brutally honest coming-of-age story that captures the violence and desperation of life in a French factory […]

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2017 Lammy Awards Finalists

2017 Lammy Awards Finalists

The Lambda Literary Foundation (LLF) announced the finalists for the 29th annual Lambda Literary Awards (a.k.a. the “Lammys”) celebrating achievements in LGBT literature. We’re waving our rainbow flag in support of these nine nominees from Macmillan! Lesbian Fiction THEY MAY NOT MEAN TO, BUT THEY DO by Cathleen Schine Gay Fiction BLACK DEUTSCHLAND by Darryl […]

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2016 Triangle Awards Finalists

2016 Triangle Awards Finalists

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) […]

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Nonfiction Stars

Nonfiction Stars

The stars are aligning for these new and forthcoming nonfiction books: HAVANA: A Subtropical Delirium by Mark Kurlansky “This little gem of a book by the prolific Kurlansky is a revelation. At a most auspicious moment in the history of Cuba and Havana, Kurlansky, who has spent much time in the country as a journalist, […]

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Booklist’s Spotlight on First Novels, 2016

Booklist’s Spotlight on First Novels, 2016

Booklist‘s recent Spotlight on First Novels revealed several favorite Macmillan debuts: Top 10 First Novels: 2016* (full list) HIDE by Matthew Griffin Griffin follows the relationship between two gay men living on the fringes of society, in constant fear of being found out, through the decades, recalling in flashbacks how they met and stayed together, […]

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