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WWW will be seeking entries for the 2015 WILLA Literary Awards, honoring books published in 2014, following the October conference. The deadline for submission is February 1, 2015

Click below to view the Guidelines and Application for the 2015 WILLA
Literary Awards.

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)