[Libs-Or] Announcing the 2015 Oregon Book Award winners
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Tue Apr 14 08:29:33 PDT 2015
This list seems to be severely lacking in diversity.
On Tue, Apr 14, 2015 at 8:13 AM, Katie Anderson <katie.anderson at state.or.us>
> * Literary Arts congratulates the winners of *
> *the 2015 Oregon Book Awards!*
> ELOISE JARVIS MCGRAW AWARD FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
> *Susan Hill Long of Portland*
> *Whistle in the Dark* (Holiday House)
> LESLIE BRADSHAW AWARD FOR YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE
> *April Henry of Portland *
> *The Body In the Woods* (Henry Holt)
> FRANCES FULLER VICTOR AWARD FOR GENERAL NONFICTION
> *Alex Tizon of Eugene*
> *Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self* (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
> SARAH WINNEMUCCA AWARD FOR CREATIVE NONFICTION
> *Justin Hocking of Portland*
> *The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld* (Graywolf Press)
> ANGUS L. BOWMER AWARD FOR DRAMA
> *Andrea Stolowitz of Portland*
> STAFFORD/HALL AWARD FOR POETRY
> *Emily Kendal Frey of Portland*
> *Sorrow Arrow *(Octopus Books)
> KEN KESEY AWARD FOR FICTION
> *Cari Luna of Portland *
> *The Revolution of Every Day (*Tin House Books)
> READERS CHOICE AWARD
> *Willy Vlautin of Scappoose*
> *The Free* (Harper Perennial)
> SPECIAL AWARDS:
> STEWART H. HOLBROOK LITERARY LEGACY AWARD
> *Tom Spanbauer of Portland *
> WALT MOREY YOUNG READERS LITERARY LEGACY AWARD
> * Jann Tankersley of McMinnville *
> C.E.S. WOOD DISTINGUISHED WRITER AWARD
> *Ralph Salisbury of Eugene*
> Founded in 1984, Literary Arts is a community-based nonprofit literary
> organization with a national reputation for serving readers and writers.
> Our office and event space are located in downtown Portland. Our programs
> include Portland Arts & Lectures at the Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall,
> one of the country's largest lecture series; Oregon Book Awards &
> Fellowships, which celebrates Oregon's writers and independent
> publishers; Writers in the Schools, which hires professional writers to
> teach semester-long creative writing workshops in Portland's public high
> schools; and Wordstock: Portland's Book Festival, which builds community
> around literature through author events, workshops, a book fair, and more.
> We also host guided discussion groups around great works of literature
> through a program called Delve.
> Our mission is to engage readers, support writers, and inspire the next
> generation with great literature.
> For more information visit:
> Questions? Contact Susan Denning, 503-227-2583, susan at literary-arts.org
> Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
> * Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
> Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
> katie.anderson at state.or.us, 503-378-2528
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