I Hope We Choose Love: A Trans Girl’s Notes from the End of the World by Kai Cheng Thom (Arsenal Pulp Press) has been named an American Library Stonewall Book Award Honor Book in Nonfiction. The ALA LGBTQ+ Round Table selected The Tradition by Jericho Brown (Copper Canyon Press), Without Protection by Gala Mukomolova (Coffee House Press), and Thorn by Anna Burke (Bywater Books) for the Over the Rainbow Book List.
Mitochondrial Nightby Ed Bok Lee and Safe Houses I Have Known by Steve Healey (both Coffee House Press) were announced as finalists for the Minnesota Book Awards.
Spectra by Ashley Toliver (Coffee House Press) and The Chancellor and the Citadel by Maria Capelle Frantz (Iron Circus Comics) were announced as finalists for the Oregon Book Awards.
Valeria Luiselli won the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Literature. She is the author of Tell Me How It Ends, The Story of My Teeth, Faces in the Crowd, andSidewalks (Coffee House Press).
Brian Evenson’s Songs for the Unraveling of the World (Coffee House Press) was nominated for a Bram Stoker Award.