Member Awards and Achievements 2018 Lambda Literary Award Finalists Announced March 23, 2018 Share on Twitter (opens in a new tab) on Facebook (opens in a new tab) on Linkedin (opens in a new tab) via email The Lambda Literary Awards finalists were announced on March 6. Jennifer Finney Boylan’s Long Black Veil was nominated in the category of Transgender Fiction. Mark Zubro’s Ring of Silence was nominated in the category of Gay Mystery. Melissa Febos’s Abandon Me and Renate Stendhal’s Kiss Me Again, Paris were nominated in the category of Lesbian Memoir/Biography. Kenny Fries’s In the Province of the Gods was nominated in the category of Gay Memoir/Biography. Kristen Ringman’s I Stole You was nominated in the category of SF/F/Horror. The winners will be announced on June 4 at an awards ceremony in New York City.