Random House, Putnam Young Readers, PRHPS Titles Win ‘22 Lammys


Winners of the 34th annual Lambda Literary Awards were announced at a virtual ceremony on Saturday, June 11, with two books published by Penguin Random House imprints and two titles from Penguin Random House Publisher Services clients receiving prizes. 

For more than 30 years, Lambda Literary has consistently recognized the major impact LGBTQ authors have made on the world. Since its inception in 1989, the Lambda Awards, affectionately known as the Lammys, have named more than 3,500 books either a finalist or a winner to celebrate the most outstanding works in LGBTQ literature.

Our 2022 Lammys winners:

 Lesbian Fiction  

SKYE FALLING by Mia McKenzie (Random House)

Transgender Fiction   

SUMMER FUN by Jeanne Thornton (Soho Press, a PRHPS client publisher)

LGBTQ Children’s/Middle Grade  

CALVIN by JR Ford and Vanessa Ford (G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers)

LGBTQ Young Adult  

THE HEARTBREAK BAKERY by A. R. Capetta (Candlewick Press, a PRHPS client publisher)

Congratulations to our authors, as well as their editors and publishers.

To view the complete list of this year’s Lambda Literary Awards winners, click here.

Posted: June 15, 2022