Finalists for the 2023 Lambda Literary Awards in 35 categories have been announced and can be seen here. Finalists and winners will be celebrated at the Lammy Awards in New York City on June 9.
A shortlist has been released for the Republic of Consciousness Prize for Small Pressesi in the U.S. and Canada. The five titles on the shortlist will split $15,000 equally, with 50% to the press, 50% to the author, or where applicable 1/3 each to the press, author and translator. The winner "gets bragging rights." This year's shortlisted publishers are:
Restless Books for Blood Red for by Gabriela Ponce, translated from the Spanish by Sarah Booker
A Public Space Books for God's Children Are Little Broken Things: Stories by Arinze Ifeakandu
Transit Books for A New Name, Septology VI-VII by Jon Fosse, translated from the Norwegian by Damion Searls
New Vessel Press for Pollak's Arm by Hans von Trotha, translated from the German by Elisabeth Lauffer
Coach House Books for The Sleeping Car Porter by Suzette Mayr