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Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance Announces Literary Award Winners

on Fri, 06/01/2012 - 16:25

 

2012 Maine Literary Awards 
WINNERS

 
Book Award for Fiction 
Sarah Braunstein 
The Sweet Relief of Missing Children 


Book Award for Crime Fiction 
Paul Doiron 
Trespasser 


Book Award for Nonfiction 
Colin Woodard 
American Nations 


John N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction 
Carl Little 
Eric Hopkins: Above and Beyond 


Book Award for Memoir 
Susan Conley 
The Foremost Good Fortune 


Book Award for Poetry 
Preston H. Hood 
The Hallelujah of Listening 


Book Award for Young Adult 
Donn Fendler with co-author Lynn Plourde 
Lost Trail 


Book Award for Children’s 
Barbara Walsh 
Sammy in the Sky 


Book Award for Speculative Fiction 
Eric Dimbleby 
Please Don’t Go 


Anthology Book Award  
Add Verb Productions for 
Out & Allied: An Anthology of Performing Pieces 
written by LGBTQ Youth and Allies 


Excellence in Publishing Award 
Alice James Books for 
Shara McCallum’s 
This Strange Land 


Drama Award 
Delvyn C. Case, Jr. 


Short Works Competition: Fiction 
Lesley Heiser 

Short Works Competition: Nonfiction 
Deborah Cummins 

Short Works Competition: Poetry 
David Sloan 

Youth Competition: Fiction 
Tess Hinchman 

Youth Competition: Nonfiction 
Mary Noyes 

Youth Competition: Poetry 
Phoebe Clewley

Second Annual Award For Distinguished Achievement
Jennifer Bunting of Tilbury House, Publishers





Please contact the MWPA with questions or for more information: 
207-228-8263 or info@mainewriters.org.