We are thrilled to announce that The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir was named today as a finalist for the prestigious Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction.
Awarded by The Publisher's Triangle, an association for lesbian and gay men in publishing, the Randy Shilts Award is an honor shared by David France (How to Survive a Plague), Barney Frank (Frank: A Life in Politics from the Great Society to Same-Sex Marriage), and David Sedaris (Naked).
The winner will be announced at the 30th annual Triangle Awards, celebrating the best LGBTQ books of 2017. The ceremony will be held on April 26, 2018, at the New School in New York City, at 7 p.m.
The four finalists for the Randy Shilts Award are:
Brilliant Imperfection, by Eli Clare (Duke University Press)
The Inheritance of Shame, by Peter Gajdics (Brown Paper Press)
Lives of Great Men, by Chike Frankie Edozien (Team Angelica Publishing)
Patient Zero and the Making of the AIDS Epidemic, by Richard A. McKay (University of Chicago Press
The night before the awards, Peter will be among a select number of Triangle Awards finalists participating in a reading at the Bureau of General Services, Queer Division — the bookstore inside the LGBT Community Services Center in Manhattan. The event is free to the public.