Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Mustering the Lammys

Lambda Literary, described as America’s “oldest and largest literary arts organization advancing LGBTQ literature,” today announced the finalists for its 2018 Lamba Literary Awards in 23 categories. These “Lammys,” as the prizes are familiarly known, will be handed out during a special ceremony in New York City on Monday, June 4.

Click here to see all of the nominees. The contenders in two categories of interest to Rap Sheet readers are offered below.

Best Lesbian Mystery:
A Quiet Death, by Cari Hunter (Bold Strokes)
Fever in the Dark, by Ellen Hart (Minotaur)
The Girl on the Edge of Summer, by M. Redmann (Bold Strokes)
Huntress, by E. Radley (Heartsome)
The Last First Time, by Andrea Bramhall (Ylva)
Murder Under the Fig Tree, by Kate Jessica Raphael
(She Writes Press)
Odd Numbers, by Anne Holt (Scribner)
Repercussions, by Jessica L. Webb (Bold Strokes)

Best Gay Mystery:
Boystown 10: Gifts Given, by Marshall Thornton (Kenmore)
Long Shadows, by Kate Sherwood (Riptide)
Love Is Heartless, by Kim Fielding (Dreamspinner Press)
The Mystery of the Curiosities, by C.S. Poe (DSP)
Night Drop, by Marshall Thornton (Kenmore)
Ring of Silence, by Mark Zubro (MLR Press)
Street People, by Michael Nava (Korima Press)
Tramps and Thieves, by Rhys Ford (Dreamspinner Press)

(Hat tip to Mystery Fanfare.)

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