MN Book Awards Winners Announced!

MN BAThe 27th Annual Minnesota Book Awards were presented over the weekend, at the gala in St. Paul attended by over 800 people!  Euan Kerr of Minnesota Public Radio emceed the event, where 10 awards were presented.  In addition to the 8 standard awards, the Kay Sexton Book Award was presented to Mary Francois Rockcastle, and the Book Artist Award was presented to Harriet Bart, along with Philip Gallo and Jill Jevne.  The other awards went to:

  • Sean Hill – Award for Poetry – Dangerous Goods
  • Marlon James – Award for Novel & Short Story – A Brief History of Seven Killings
  • Julie Klassen – Award for Genre Fiction – The Secret of Pembrooke Park
  • Nancy Koester – Award for General Nonfiction – Harriet Beecher Stowe: A Spiritual Life
  • Margi Preus – Award for Young People’s Literature – West of the Moon
  • Kaethe Schwehn – Award for Memoir & Creative Nonfiction – Tailings: A Memoir
  • Joyce Sidman & Rick Allen – Award for Children’s Literature – Winter Bees and Other Poems of the Cold
  • Lori Sturdevant – Minnesota – Her Honor: Rosalie Wahl and the Minnesota Women’s Movement

You can check out the MN Book Awards web page for more information on the winners, gala, and more!  You can also check out the MN Book Awards Facebook page to see photos from the gala.

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