GCLS Awards 2010

The Golden Crown Literary Society, a group dedicated to recognizing lesbian literature, has just released the list of winners for their 2010 GCLS awards. Here they are:

Anthology (Non-Erotica)
And Baby Makes More
, edited by Goldberg and C. Rose
Year’s Best Lesbian Fiction ’08, edited by Fran Walker

Debut Author:
Keile’s Chance by Dillion Watson
October’s Promise by Marianne Garver
Waltzing at Midnight by Robbi McCoy

Dramatic/General Fiction:
Detours by Jane Vollbrecht
Family Affair by Saxon Bennett
Gemini by Geonn Cannon (First male writer to win a Goldie, only one of 3 to be nominated!)

Erotica:
Attractions of the Heart by Cheri Crystal
Nights Kiss by Catherine Lundoff

Historical Romance:
Backwards to Oregon by Jae
Kicker’s Journey by Loic Cloarec Hart

Mystery/Thriller:
Possessing Morgan by Erical Lawson
Veritas by Anne Laughlin
Who’ll Be Dead For Christmas by Kate Sweeney

Paranormal Romance:
Barking at the Moon by Nene Adams
Everafter by Nell Stark and Trinity Tam

Poetry:
Bird Eating Bird by Kristen Naca
In Praise of Falling by Cheryl Dumesnil
The Heart’s Traffic by Ching-in Chen

Romantic Suspense/Intrigue/Adventure:
Next of Kin by Jae
The Scorpion by Gerri Hill
Thief of Always by Kim Baldwin and Xenia Alexiou

Short Story/Essay/Collections (Non-Erotica):
Mean Little Deaf Queer by Terry Galloway
My Sweet Wild Dance by Mikaya Heart
Outsiders by K. Sweeney, JD Glass, L Ames, S Smith, and G Beers

Speculative Fiction:
Forever Mine by KD Williamson
Second Nature by Jae
The Veil of Sorrow by Crystal Michallet-Romero

Traditional Contemporary Romance:
Keile’s Chance by Dillion Watson
Stranded by Blayne Cooper
Worth Every Step by KG MacGregor

Ann Bannon Popular Choice Award:
Beggar of Love by Lee Lynch

Director’s Award:
Rosa Moran

Trailblazer Award:
Ellen Hart

Have you read any of the winners? What did you think of them?

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