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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2017 PEN Literary Awards Longlist

2017 PEN Literary Awards Longlist

The PEN American Center announced the longlists for the 2017 PEN Literary Awards and they include 12 Macmillan titles: PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award for Nonfiction DREAMLAND: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones PEN Translation Prize THE FOX WAS EVER THE HUNTER by Herta Muller MOONSTONE: The Boy Who Never Was by […]

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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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June is Pride Month

June is Pride Month

Read out loud & proud with these new LGBTQ titles: Adult: WHAT BELONGS TO YOU by Garth Greenwell HIDE by Matthew Griffin THE AMERICAN PEOPLE: Volume 1: Search for My Heart by Larry Kramer THE LESBIAN SEX HAIKU BOOK (WITH CATS!) by Anna Pulley & Kelsey Beyer EVERY HEART A DOORWAY by Seanan McGuire YA: […]

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Happy Belated #BookBday (2/17/16 Edition)

Happy Belated #BookBday (2/17/16 Edition)

We’re a day late to wish these new releases a happy #BookBday, but it’s only to keep the party going: HIDE by Matthew Griffin A March 2016 Indie Next pick and an ABA Indies Introduce Winter/Spring 2016 selection! Griffin’s forceful debut novel examines the lives of two men who meet and fall in love in […]

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Sneak Peek: March 2016 Indie Next List

Sneak Peek: March 2016 Indie Next List

The March 2016 Indie Next list includes two Macmillan titles! BLACKASS by A. Igoni Barrett Also one of BuzzFeed Books’ Top Picks of 2016, this Kafkaesque satire deconstructs the ideas of race and society when a young, black Nigerian man wakes up in the body of a white man. “This is Kafka for the Kanye […]

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Winter/Spring 2016 Indies Introduce Titles

Winter/Spring 2016 Indies Introduce Titles

The American Booksellers Association recently announced their Winter/Spring 2016 Indies Introduce selections. Chosen by panels of booksellers from across the U.S., the list honors the top upcoming debuts publishing between January and June 2016, including these Macmillan titles: HIDE by Matthew Griffin On sale: February 16, 2016 […]

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