Hooray! We are proud to announce that three books from Arsenal Pulp Press have won Lambda Literary Awards in the categories of Lesbian, Gay, and Transgender Fiction! The awards were presented at a ceremony in New York last night (June 3).
Larissa Lai’s visionary novel The Tiger Flu won the Lammy for Lesbian Fiction. It was also shortlisted for the Calgary W.O. Mitchell Book Prize and appeared on the James Tiptree Jr. Honor List.
Joshua Whitehead’s Indigiqueer novel Jonny Appleseed won the Lammy for Gay Fiction. It was also shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award for Fiction, the Amazon Canada First Novel Award, the Firecracker Award for Fiction, the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award, and the George Bugnet Fiction Award, and was longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize.
Casey Plett’s brilliant novel Little Fish won the Lammy for Transgender Fiction. It also won the $60,000 Amazon Canada First Novel Award and was shortlisted for the Firecracker Award for Fiction and the Carol Shields Winnipeg Book Award.