Suffering Sappho! Won the Publishing Triangle Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction

For the 2024 Publishing Triangle Awards, nine books were recognized for their excellence. Follow the link here to see the rest of the books that were selected by the judges as the best of the best in LGBTQ+ literature published in 2023.

The Judy Grahn Award honors the American writer, cultural theorist, and activist (b. 1940) best known for The Common Woman (1969), Another Mother Tongue (1984), and A Simple Revolution (2012). It recognizes the best nonfiction book of the year by or about lesbians, bisexual women, and/or trans women, or that has a significant influence upon the lives of queer women.

The Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction was awarded to:
Suffering Sappho!: Lesbian Camp in American Popular Culture, by Barbara Jane Brickman (Rutgers University)

Finalists were:
The Famous Lady Lovers: Black Women and Queer Desire Before Stonewall, by Cookie Woolner (University of North Carolina Press)
Hijab Butch Blues, by Lamya H (The Dial Press)
We the Parasites, by A.V. Marraccini (Sublunary Editions)