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2016 Lambda Literary Award Winners Announced

June 8, 2016

The winners of the 28th annual Lambda Literary Awards were announced on June 6, 2016, at a ceremony held in New York City. The event drew over 500 attendees, sponsors, and celebrities from the worlds of film, television, theater, literature and beyond, in celebration of the year's most exceptional LGBT literature.

The 2016 Lambda Literary Award winner in the LGBT Children’s/Young Adult category is:
  • George by Alex Gino, Scholastic Press
2016 Finalists:

  • About a Girl: A Novel, Sarah McCarry, St. Martin’s Griffin
  • Anything Could Happen, Will Walton, Push
  • Gay and Lesbian History for Kids: The Century-Long Struggle for LGBT Rights, Jerome Pohlen, Chicago Review Press
  • The Marvels, Brian Selznick, Scholastic Press
  • More Happy Than Not, Adam Silvera, Soho Teen
  • None of the Above, IW Gregorio, Balzer + Bray/ Harper Collins
  • Simon vs. The Homo Sapiens Agenda, Becky Albertalli, Balzer + Bray/Harper Collins
For the complete list of Lambda winners, click here.

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