Green Carnation Prize

The Green Carnation Prize was born in late July 2010 when the literary award season kicked off and author Paul Magrs tweeted about the “scandalous lack of prizes for gay men” in the UK. Journalist and blogger Simon Savidge saw this and then contacted Paul about making an actual prize for gay men’s writing together. From there a team of judges (including fellow co-founder Nick Campbell, author… (more)

 

2016 selection

How to Survive a Plague: The Inside Story of How Citizens and Science Tamed AIDS

Green Carnation Prize 2016

by David France

A definitive history of the successful battle to halt the AIDS epidemic, here is the incredible story of the grassroots activists whose work turned HIV from a mostly fatal infection to a manageable disease....


2015 selection

A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel

Man Booker Prize 2015, Green Carnation Prize 2015

by Marlon James

Winner of the 2015 Man Booker Prize

A recipient of the 2015 American Book Award

One of the Top 10 Books of 2014 – Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

A New York Times Book Review Notable Book

Named a best book...


2013 selection

Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity

Wellcome Book Prize 2014, Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Nonfiction 2013, Green Carnation Prize 2013, National Book Critics Circle Award for General Non-fiction 2012

by Andrew Solomon

From the National Book Award–winning author of The Noonday Demon: An Atlas of Depression comes a monumental new work, a decade in the writing, about family. In Far from the Tree, Andrew Solomon tells the stories...