Stonewall Book Award Winners 2017

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The winners of the 2017 ALA Stonewall Book Awards were announced at the American Library Association’s Annual Conference in Chicago, and the list of winners is truly inspirational!

Barbara Gittings Literature Award

Desert Boys, by Chris McCormick (New York: Picador); ISBN: 9781250075505

Israel Fishman Nonfiction Award

How to Survive a Plague: The inside story of how citizens and science tamed AIDS, by David France (New York: Alfred A. Knopf); ISBN: 9780307700636

Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award

Stonewall Honor Books in Literature

  • Beautiful gravity: a novel, by Martin Hyatt (New York: ANTIBOOKCLUB); ISBN: 9780997592306
  • Dig, by Bryan Borland (Fairfax, Virginia: Stillhouse Press); ISBN: 9780990516989
  • Guapa, by Saleem Haddad (New York: Other Press); ISBN: 9781590517697
  • Hide: a novel, by Matthew Griffin (New York: Bloomsbury USA); ISBN: 9781632863386

Stonewall Honor Books in Non-Fiction

Stonewall Honor Books in Children’s and Young Adult Literature

Robin Stevenson is a B.C.-based author who has been interviewed here on the blog before, and we’re beyond thrilled for her! Congratulations, Robin, on this well deserved award!!

You can also read Rick Riordin’s moving acceptance speech here.

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