Congratulations to the finalists for the 2019 Washington State book Awards! The awards, a program of the Washington Center for the Book, honor outstanding books published by Washington authors in 2018.
Congratulations to the finalists in the
2018 Washington State Book Awards
Fiction: This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel, of Seattle (Flatiron Books) The Cold Eye by Laura Anne Gilman, of Seattle (Simon & Schuster) The Other Alcott by Elise Hooper, of Seattle (HarperCollins) Solar Reboot by Matthew D. Hunt, of Clearview (Matthew D. Hunt) George and Lizzie by Nancy Pearl, of Seattle (Touchstone) Duplicity by Ingrid Thoft, of Seattle (Putnam)
Nonfiction: Upstream: Searching for Wild Salmon, from River to Table by Langdon Cook, of Seattle (Ballantine Books) Mozart’s Starling by Lyanda Lynn Haupt, of Seattle (Little, Brown & Company) Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil to Life by David R. Montgomery, of Seattle (W.W. Norton) Tides: The Science and Spirit of the Ocean by Jonathan White, of Orcas Island (Trinity University Press) Waterway: The Story of Seattle’s Locks and Ship Canal by David B. Williams and Jennifer Ott, of Seattle, and the Staff of HistoryLink (HistoryLink and Documentary Media) Ghosts of Seattle Past, various authors, curated and edited by Jaimee Garbacik, formerly of Seattle (Chin Music Press) Continue reading “Announcing Washington State Book Award finalists for 2018!”
Take a look at this lineup of stellar authors from Washington state! These 32 books, published in 2016, are finalists in the 2017 Washington State Book Awards. Find the full list later in this blog post, or if you’re itching to place holds right away, check out the WSBA 2017 finalists in adult categories and finalists in the four books for youth categories in our catalog.
Winners will be announced at the awards celebration on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Central Library downtown. Lots of awards ceremonies are pricey affairs, but ours is free and open to everyone. There’s even a post-awards reception (also free and open to all!), book sales, and book signing.