The winner and shortlist for the Gaylactic Spectrum Award’s Best Novel category were announced today at Gaylaxicon 2016.
The award honors outstanding works of science fiction, fantasy and horror which include significant positive explorations of gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered characters, themes, or issues.
- Luna: New Moon by Ian MacDonald
- Planetfall by Emma Newman
- Ebenezer by JoSelle Vanderhooft
- My Real Children by Jo Walton
- The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley
- Chaos Station by Jenn Burke and Kelly Jensen
- Karen Memory by Elizabeth Bear
- The Mystic Marriage by Heather Rose Jones
- The Bastard’s Paradise by Kathe Koja
- Cherry Bomb by Kathleen Tierney
The 2016 Awards for Best Novel are for works first published in North America in 2015.
[Via Catherine Lundorff.]