Congratulations to Nathanäel, winner of the first ever Publishing Triangle Award for Trans and Gender-Variant Literature.
For the first time, The Publishing Triangle presented the Publishing Triangle Award for Trans and Gender-Variant Literature. Carol Rosenfeld, the chair of the group, said, “We are excited about this opportunity to honor important works by trans or gender-variant writers. We hope that our new award will help increase readership for and appreciation of this fast growing field.” Works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry are eligible for this new prize, which carries a prize of $1000. Christopher Soto, a queer latinx poet, presented the award.
Winner: The Middle Notebookes, by Nathanaël (Nightboat Books)
The Argonauts, by Maggie Nelson (Graywolf Press)
Debridement, by Corrina Bain (Great Weather for Media)
Trans/Portraits: Voices from Transgender Communities, by Jackson Wright Schultz (Dartmouth College Press)