[Libs-Or] 2016 Oregon Book Awards Finalists Announced

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Wed Jan 6 08:42:27 PST 2016


Forwarding on behalf of Literary Arts. If you can’t see the email below, go to this webpage<http://www.literary-arts.org/what-we-do/oba-home/>.—Katie

________________________________
From: Literary Arts [mailto:susan at literary-arts.org]
Sent: Wednesday, January 06, 2016 5:47 AM
To: Katie Anderson
Subject: 2016 Oregon Book Awards Finalists & Fellowship Recipients Announced

[http://files.ctctcdn.com/a2388917be/60a91aad-edfe-4a6a-9b99-e43ab7772029.png]



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January 6, 2016
Contact: Susan Moore
503.227.2583 or susan at literary-arts.org<mailto:susan at literary-arts.org>



[http://files.ctctcdn.com/a2388917be/0f02f6f9-3114-4164-bd1e-ebd7b10f3a4b.jpg]


2016 Oregon Book Awards Finalists and Fellowship Recipients Announced

Literary Arts is pleased to announce the 2016 Oregon Book Awards finalists and Literary Fellowship recipients.
The Oregon Book Award winners will be announced at the 29th annual Oregon Book Awards ceremony on April 11, 2016 at the Gerding Theater at the Armory. Heidi Durrow, author of
The Girl Who Fell From the Sky,  will host the ceremony.  Tickets are available at  Brown Paper Tickets.Com<http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?f=001lUXhLsI4tvgqsHWa91_gTfeR2zyH-eexSi3kwlyL7Q5kE4CtUlQFC-g3TpHqGJaI5tbetwZePq2NiAWsWj7DCvyh-3wSo9LJZ0LuNfH4dgZvOapFSMkK293jKjV-G5jhl3Wv8ZRgb8990fuxG0TN2dBOx2XFwuVI9gXtqfsi86ff-zgmfh-3QLn-6s7t0haGJU_lOR8kbIU=&c=4S6WNuz7IeajXs1ZdFwdBgLasFjDpbSZIIXVn3QPjn5SStpyurzilw==&ch=t0URJSd7ThsxIVVNwloBXw-FJAe5cF1ntjy6q5wFsaB3htLdr6ZZaw==>
The Oregon Book Awards and Fellowships honor the state's finest accomplishments by Oregon writers who work in genres of poetry, fiction, drama, literary nonfiction, and literature for young readers.

2016 OREGON BOOK AWARDS FINALISTS

KEN KESEY AWARD FOR FICTION
Judge: Chinelo Okparanta

Arthur Bradford of Portland, Turtleface and Beyond (Farrar, Strauss & Giroux)
Gail Chehab of Portland, The Tunnel (Media Aria)
Valerie Geary of Portland, Crooked River (William Morrow)
Molly Gloss of Portland, Falling from Horses (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
Lidia Yuknavitch of Portland, The Small Backs of Children (Harper Collins)


STAFFORD/HALL AWARD FOR POETRY
Judge: Spencer Reece

Carl Adamshick of Portland, Saint Friend (McSweeney's)
Jessica Johnson of Portland,
In Absolutes We Seek Each Other (New Michigan Press)
Andrew Michael Roberts of Portland, Good Beast (Burnside Review)
Pepper Trail of Ashland, Cascade-Siskiyou (Painted Thrush Press)
John Witte of Eugene, Disquiet (University of Washington Press)


FRANCES FULLER VICTOR AWARD FOR GENERAL NONFICTION
Judge: Akiko Busch

David Biespiel of Portland, A Long High Whistle (Antilever Press)
Lily Brooks-Dalton of Portland, Motorcycles I've Loved (Riverhead Books)
William Deresiewicz of Portland, Excellent Sheep (Simon & Schuster)
Rosemarie Ostlerof Eugene, Founding Grammars (St. Martin's Press)
Tim Palmer of Orford, Field Guide to Oregon Rivers (OSU Press)


SARAH WINNEMUCCA AWARD FOR CREATIVE NONFICTION
Judge: Domingo Martinez

Kate Carroll deGutes of Portland, Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear (Ovenbird Books)
Barbara Drake of Yamhill, Morning Light (OSU Press)
Brian Doyle of Lake Oswego, Children and Other Wild Animals (OSU Press)
Elizabeth Enslin of Enterprise, While the Gods Were Sleeping (Seal Press)
Nick Jaina of Portland, Get It While You Can (Perfect Day Publishing)


ELOISE JARVIS MCGRAW AWARD FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE
Judge: Peter H. Reynolds

Kim Griswell of Ashland, Rufus Goes to Sea (Sterling Publishing)
Barbara Kerley of Portland, With a Friend by Your Side (National Geographic Society)
Marie and Roland Smith of Wilsonville, T is For Time (Sleeping Bear Press)
Heather Vogel Frederick of Portland, Absolutely Truly: A Pumpkin Falls Mystery (Simon & Schuster)


LESLIE BRADSHAW AWARD FOR YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE
Judge: Deb Caletti

Brian Doyle of Lake Oswego, Martin Marten (St. Martin's Press)
Fonda Lee of Portland, Zeroboxer (Flux)
William Ritter of Springfield, Jackaby (Algonquin Young Readers)
Graham Salisbury of Lake Oswego, Hunt for the Bamboo Rat (Wendy Lamb Books)
Hilary T. Smith of Portland, A Sense of the Infinite (Harper Collins)


AWARD FOR GRAPHIC LITERATURE
Judge: Gabrielle Bell

Ariel Cohn and Aron Neil Steinke of Portland, The Zoo Box (First Second Books)
Erika Moen of Portland, Oh Joy, Sex Toy (Erika Moen Comics & Illustration)
Jeff Parker of Portland, Meteor Men (Oni Press)
Elizabeth Rusch and Mike Lawrence of Portland, Muddy Max (Andrews McMeel Publishing)
Paul Tobin and Colleen Conover of Portland, Bandette Volume 2: Stealers Keepers (Dark Horse Comics)


SPECIAL AWARDS:

In addition to recognizing the finest achievements of Oregon authors in several genres, Literary Arts recognizes individual contributions with the Stewart H. Holbrook Literary Legacy Award, and the Walt Morey Young Readers Literary Legacy Award.

Stewart H. Holbrook Literary Legacy Award
Doug Spangle of Portland

Walt Morey Young Readers Literary Legacy Award
Curtis Kiefer of Philomath


2016 OREGON LITERARY FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS


Literary Arts is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Oregon Literary Fellowships to writers and to publishers. The judges named eight writers and two publishers to receive grants of $3000. This year Literary Arts awarded the Writer of Color Fellowship for the first time.

WRITERS

Poetry
John Brehm of Portland, The C. Hamilton Bailey Fellowship
Cindy Williams Guitérrez of Oregon City, The Writer of Color Fellowship

Fiction
Leslie Barnard Booth of Portland, The Women Writers Fellowship
Matthew Robinson of Portland, The Leslie Bradshaw Fellowship

Literary Nonfiction
Siobhan Ruby McConnell of Eugene, The Walt Morey Fellowship
Denver David Robinson of Portland, The Friends of the Lake Oswego Library William Stafford Fellowship

The nonfiction, fiction and poetry fellowships were judged by a panel of writers:
Dana Johnson, Brynn Saito and Sherry Quan Lee.

Drama
Judge: Laura Censabella

E.M. Lewis of Woodburn

Young Readers Literature
Judge: David-Matthew Barnes

Sonja Thomas of Portland, The Edna L. Holmes Fellowship in Young Readers Literature

PUBLISHERS
Judge: Peter Pettit

Tavern Books of Portland
Ooligan Press of Portland

Oregonians are passionate about books. And ideas, and great writing. Literary Arts shares this passion. Our mission is to engage readers, support writers, and inspire the next generation with great literature. The programs of Literary Arts include: Writers in the Schools, Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships, Portland Arts & Lectures, Wordstock: Portland's Book Festival, and Delve: Readers' Seminars.

For more information about the programs of Literary Arts please contact us at 503.227.2583 or visit literary-arts.org.



###




________________________________
Katie Anderson, Youth Services Consultant
Library Support and Development Services<http://www.oregon.gov/osl/LD/pages/index.aspx>
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528
[cid:image004.png at 01D0358C.4523C4D0]<https://www.facebook.com/ORLibSupport>  [http://www.thewwwblog.com/images/blogger-logo.jpg] <http://osl-lis.blogspot.com/>   [http://www.aethlonmedical.com/assets/001/5130.png] <https://twitter.com/orlibsupport>   [Picture] <http://www.oregon.gov/OSL/LD/Pages/index.aspx>

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://listsmart.osl.state.or.us/pipermail/libs-or/attachments/20160106/5b931cc8/attachment.html>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: image001.png
Type: image/png
Size: 923 bytes
Desc: image001.png
URL: <http://listsmart.osl.state.or.us/pipermail/libs-or/attachments/20160106/5b931cc8/attachment.png>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: image002.jpg
Type: image/jpeg
Size: 859 bytes
Desc: image002.jpg
URL: <http://listsmart.osl.state.or.us/pipermail/libs-or/attachments/20160106/5b931cc8/attachment.jpg>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: image003.gif
Type: image/gif
Size: 794 bytes
Desc: image003.gif
URL: <http://listsmart.osl.state.or.us/pipermail/libs-or/attachments/20160106/5b931cc8/attachment.gif>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: image004.jpg
Type: image/jpeg
Size: 2098 bytes
Desc: image004.jpg
URL: <http://listsmart.osl.state.or.us/pipermail/libs-or/attachments/20160106/5b931cc8/attachment-0001.jpg>


More information about the Libs-Or mailing list