The Winners and Recommended Short List for the 2020 Gaylactic Spectrum Awards in the Best Novel category will be announced at or in conjunction with the World Science Fiction Convention in December 2021 in Washington DC.
2020 Best Novel - Winner and Recommended Short List (To Be Announced)
2020 Best Novel - Nominees List (These are the titles being reviewed for the 2020 Awards cycle)
2020 Best Novel Nominees - Judges Are Currently Reviewing the Following Closed List of Submitted Recommendations
Best Novel consideration is being given to individual novel length works by a single author/authorial team. Works must have been originally published in North America in 2019 to be eligible unless an exception is granted by the judging team.
The following titles were reviewed to validate their eligibility for award consideration and are being considered by the judging team. Appearance on this list is not an indication of quality or quantity of LGBTQIA+ or genre content.
The Affair of the Mysterious Letter by Alexis Hall (Ace)
The Best Short Fiction category, recognizing individual shorter length works by a single author/authorial team, is being rolled over to a future Awards cycle.
The Best Other Work category, recognizing any works that do not fit into the Novel and Short Fiction categories (this includes but is not limited to anthologies, graphic novels, comics, games, and movies/television shows), is being rolled over to a future Awards cycle.