Winner – Lambda Literary’s Judith A. Markowitz Award for Emerging LGBTQ Writers
Finalist – Housatonic Book Award (Nonfiction)
Finalist – Randy Shilts Award for Gay Nonfiction
A Stonewall Honor Book in Nonfiction (American Library Association)
Best Book of the Year: Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal and Shelf Awareness
An essential work of American civil rights history, Tinderbox mesmerizingly reconstructs the 1973 fire that devastated New Orleans’ subterranean gay community.