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2019 Colorado Book Awards

Now announcing the winners of the 2019 Colorado Book Awards!

2019 Colorado Book Award Winners 

Anthology/Collection
Mile High Stories: 25 Years of Our Best Writing, edited by Geoff Van Dyke (Bower House)

Children’s Literature
The Little i Who Lost His Dot by Kimberlee Gard, illustrated by Sandie Sonke (Familius)

Creative Nonfiction
Tragedy Plus Time: A Tragi-Comic Memoir by Adam Cayton-Holland (Touchstone, Simon & Schuster)

General Fiction
Go Ask Fannie: A Novel by Elisabeth Hyde (G. P. Putnam’s Sons, Penguin Random House)

General Nonfiction
The Doggie in the Window: How One Dog Led Me from the Pet Store to the Factory Farm to Uncover the Truth of Where Puppies Really Come From by Rory Kress (Sourcebooks)

History
The Woolly West: Colorado’s Hidden History of Sheepscapes by Andrew Gulliford (Texas A&M University Press)

Juvenile Literature
Del Toro Moon by Darby Karchut (Owl Hollow Press)

Literary Fiction
Mad Boy: A Novel by Nick Arvin (Europa Editions)

Mystery
Death by G-String: A Coyote Canyon Ladies Ukulele Club Mystery by C. C. Harrison (Written Dreams Publishing)

Poetry
Ghost Of by Diana Khoi Nguyen (Omnidawn Publishing)

Science Fiction/Fantasy
While Gods Sleep by L. D. Colter (Tam Lin Publishing)

Thriller
Mister Tender’s Girl by Carter Wilson (Sourcebooks)

Young Adult Literature
500 Words or Less by Juleah Del Rosario (Simon Pulse, Simon & Schuster)

To celebrate the accomplishments of Colorado’s outstanding authors, editors, and illustrators, Colorado Book Awards are presented in at least ten categories including anthology/collection, children’s literature, creative nonfiction, general fiction, general nonfiction, genre fiction, history, pictorial, poetry, and young adult literature.

For more information, contact Bess Maher, 303.894.7951 x19, fax 303.864.9361, bess@coloradohumanities.org.

CBA Categories

Anthology/Collection

Biography

Children’s Literature

Creative Nonfiction

General Fiction

General Nonfiction

Genre Fiction

History

Juvenile Literature

Literary Fiction

Pictorial

Poetry

Spanish/Translation

Young Adult Literature

Colorado Book Awards

Check back soon for information on submitting to the 2020 Colorado Book Awards!

Winners and Finalists

Congratulations to our winners and finalists! Click the buttons below to view our current and past award recipients.

Anthology
Biography
Children’s Literature
Creative Nonfiction
General Fiction
General Nonfiction
Genre Fiction
History
Juvenile Literature
Literary Fiction
Mystery
Pictorial
Poetry
Science Fiction/Fantasy
Thriller
Young Adult
*Lifetime Award

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