Nichole Kimberling kimnik, fellow 2004 Clarion wayfarer, has her novel Turnskin on the short list for the Lambda Literary Awards. The Lambdas recognize excellence in the field of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender literature. The awards will be announced on Thursday 28 May 2009.
Not only that, the independent press dedicated to publishing science-fiction and fantasy stories with gay and lesbian protagonists she runs with her partner, Blind Eye Books, ends up with two nominations for the current year. They had one last year as well.
Blind Eye Books publishes Tangle Girls, which includes the Dr. Phil short story "Under Suspicion".
* The Archer's Heart, Astrid Amara, Blind Eye Books
* The Magician and the Fool, Barth Anderson, Bantam Del Rey
* Wilde Stories 2008, Steve Berman, Lethe Press
* Sea, Swallow Me and Other Stories, Craig Gidney, Lethe Press
* Turnskin, Nicole Kimberling, Blind Eye Books