The Stonewall Book Awards are given annually to English-language works of exceptional merit relating to the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender experience
Chicago, 1985: Yale Tishman watches as AIDS claims his friends, one by one, circling ever closer. Paris, 2015: Yale’s friend Fiona desperately tries to find her estranged daughter, newly escaped from an American cult. In alternating chapters, the novel lays bare not only the immediate destruction of AIDS but also its long, devastating shadow.
The story of Binh (which may or may not be his real name), a young man who flees Saigon in disgrace and comes to Paris, where he becomes Gertrude Stein and Alice B. Toklas's cook.
A collection of short stories about coming out, growing up LGBTQ, or with LGBTQ family and friends. Written by a variety of popular fiction authors, including Francesca Lia Block.
Feinberg's semi-autobiographical novel about growing up butch and Jewish in working-class Buffalo, New York during the 1950s paints a portrait of a time in America when coming out was a crime the police were intent to enforce. Rejected by her family as a child for presenting masculine traits, Jess survives by passing as a man and navigating the pre-Stonewall NYC underground bar scene in search of a chosen family.