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Deanna Witkowski’s Mary Lou Williams Wins Several Awards

Deanna Witkowski’s Mary Lou Williams: Music for the Soul won the 2022 ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Book Award in Pop Music, the 2022 Jazz Journalists Association Award for Biography/Autobiography of the Year, the 2022 Catholic Media Association honorable mention […]

Jo Dinage Wins Moonbeam Children’s Book Award

Jo Dinage’s The Intruders: In This War They Had the Advantage won the 2022 Moonbeam Children’s Book Award Bronze Medal in the category of Young Adult Fiction.

Donna Sandstrom Wins SWCC Best Children’s Book

Donna Sandstrom’s Orca Rescue!: The True Story of an Orphaned Orca Named Springer is the winner of the 2021 Best Children’s Book from the Science Writers and Communicators Canada (SWCC). It was also a finalist for the 2022 Washington State Book […]

Dianne Braley Wins NYC Big Book Award

Dianne Braley’s The Silence in the Sound has won the 2022 NYC Big Book Award in the category of Women’s Fiction.

Pat Silver-Lasky Wins HFC Highly Recommended Award

Pat Silver-Lasky’s John Law: Money to Burn: A Biographical Novel received the “Highly Recommended” Award of Excellence from The Historical Fiction Company.

Elizabeth Strout Shortlisted for 2022 Booker Prize

Elizabeth Strout‘s Oh William! was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. The shortlist includes six nominees. The winner will be announced on October 17. For the complete shortlist, visit the Booker Prize website.

Irina VanPatten Wins BookFest Silver Award

Irina VanPatten’s Mail-Order Family received the Silver Award in the Spring of 2022 BookFest contest in the category of True Stories & Memoir.

Elizabeth Strout Longlisted for Booker Prize

The Booker Prize longlist was announced earlier today. Elizabeth Strout‘s Oh William! was one of the 13 nominees. For a complete list of longlisted titles, visit the Booker Prize website.

Elle Thornton Named MWSA Award Finalist

Elle Thornton’s Touch the Dead was named a Military Writers Society of America Award finalist in the Mystery/Thriller category.

James Botford Wins Eric Hoffer Book Award

James Botsford’s “imageries (images and epigrams)” co-authored with Stephen Stolee, was the 2022 Winner of the Eric Hoffer Book Award for Art.  The book was also short-listed for the Grand Prize and a Finalist for the DaVinci Eye (for cover […]