2013 WILLA Award
winners & finalists

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15th Annual WILLA Literary Awards™

2013 WILLA Winners and Finalists

WILLA Award Winners 2013

2013 WWW WILLA Literary Award Winners -
L to R:

Randall Platt
Priscilla Stuckey
Sandra Dallas
Jane Isenberg

 

 

 

 

WILLA Award Finalists 2013

2013 WWW WILLA Literary Award Finalists -
L to R:

Sandra Dallas
Pamela Tartaglio, WILLA chair
Barbara K. Richardson
Gail M. Beaton
Cindy (Irene) Sandell
Mare Pearl
Sue Boggio

 

HISTORICAL FICTION

WINNER: True Sisters by Sandra Dallas (St. Martin’s Press)

FINALIST: Tributary by Barbara K. Richardson (Torrey House Press)

FINALIST: Dance with a Gunfighter by Joanne Pence (Quail Hill Publishing)

 

CONTEMPORARY FICTION

WINNER: Theft by BK Loren (Counterpoint Press)

FINALIST: A Growing Season by Sue Boggio and Mare Pearl (University of New Mexico Press)

 

CREATIVE NONFICTION

WINNER: Kissed by a Fox and Other Stories of Friendship in Nature by Priscilla Stuckey (Counterpoint Press)

 

CHILDREN’S/YOUNG ADULT FICTION & NONFICTION

WINNER: Liberty’s Christmas by Randall Platt (Texas Tech University Press)

FINALIST: The Quilt Walk by Sandra Dallas (Sleeping Bear Press)

FINALIST: Outcasts of River Falls by Jacqueline Guest (Coteau Books)

 

POETRY

WINNER: Steam Laundry by Nicole Stellon O’Donnell (Red Hen Press)

FINALIST: Reluctant Traveler by Laurie Wagner Buyer (Seven Oaks Publishing)

 

ORIGINAL SOFTCOVER FICTION
(TRADE OR MASS MARKET)

WINNER: The Bones and the Book by Jane Isenberg (Oconee Spirit Press)

FINALIST: In Need of a Good Wife by Kelly O’Connor McNees (Berkley/Penguin)

FINALIST: The House on Swiss Avenue by Irene Sandell (Eakin Press)

 

SCHOLARLY NONFICTION

WINNER: Women in Wonderland: Lives, Legends and Legacies of Yellowstone National Park by Elizabeth A. Watry
(Riverbend Publishing)

FINALIST: Divinely Guided: The California Work of the Women’s National Indian Association by Valerie Sherer Mathes
(Texas Tech University Press)

FINALIST: Colorado Women: A History by Gail M. Beaton
(University Press of Colorado)