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Recommended Reading: Novels since 1900: Stonewall Book Awards

Stonewall Book Award

stonewall logoThe Stonewall Book Awardssponsored by the American Library Association's Rainbow Round Table, are the "first and most enduring awards for LGBTQIA+ books." Since 1971, it has been given to books in English published in the United States with " exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender experience." Originally given as a single award for all LGBTQ+ books, current categories include the Barbara Gittings Literature Award, the Israel Fishman Non-Fiction Award, and the Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award.

1971-1997

1998-2004

2011-2017