2016 Colorado Book Award Winners

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Colorado Book Awards! Click here to listen to audio recordings of our Finalist Reading Series and here to watch a sampling of the awards ceremony.

Lifetime Achievement
Kent Haruf

Anthology
Stories of Music, Volume 1
edited by Holly E. Tripp (Timbre Press)

Children's Literature
A Chicken Followed Me Home! Questions and Answers about a Familiar Fowl
by Robin Page (Beach Lane Books)

Creative Nonfiction
Grow: Stories from the Urban Food Movement
by Stephen Grace (Bangtail Press)

General Nonfiction
Rust: The Longest War
by Jonathan Waldman (Simon & Schuster)

Historical Fiction
The Shepherdess of Siena: A Novel of Renaissance Tuscany
by Linda Lafferty (Lake Union Publishing)

History
Colorado: A Historical Atlas
by Thomas J. Noel (University of Oklahoma Press)

Juvenile Literature
The Lightning Queen
by Laura Resau (Scholastic Press)

Literary Fiction
How To Walk Away
by Lisa Birman (Spuyten Duyvil)

Mystery
The Reckoning Stones: A Novel of Suspense
by Laura DiSilverio (Midnight Ink)

Pictorial
Colorado's Yampa River: Free Flowing and Wild from the Flat Tops to the Green
by John Fielder and Patrick Tierney (John Fielder Publishing)

Poetry
The Octopus Game
by Nicky Beer (Carnegie Mellon University Press)

Science Fiction/Fantasy
Clockwork Lives
by Kevin J. Anderson and Neil Peart (ECW Press)

Short Story Collection
Night in Erg Chebbi and Other Stories
by Edward Hamlin (University of Iowa Press)

Thriller
The Comfort of Black: A Novel
by Carter Wilson (Oceanview Publishing)

Young Adult
Fig
by Sarah Elizabeth Schantz (Margaret K McElderry Books)

 

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