2012 Award Results

The Forward National Literature Award 

2012 Forward National Literature Award Winners


First Place Winners

General Fiction 
    Author: Nathan Lowell
    Title: Quarter Share
Picture/Children’s Books
    Author: Jacqueline Jules (Illustrator: Amy Huntington)
    Title: No English
Middle Grade/Chapter Books
    Author: Nicole Izmaylov (Illustrator: Michelle Izmaylov)
    Title: Dart and the Squirrels
Teen/Young Adult
    Author: Robert Jeschonek
    Title: My Favorite Band Does Not Exist
Fantasy
    Author: Andy Gavin
    Title: The Darkening Dream
Mystery
    Author: Alex Kava
    Title: Fireproof: A Maggie O'Dell Novel
Romance
    Author: Susan Andersen
    Title: That Thing Called Love 
Historical Fiction
    Author: Larry Bjornson
    Title: Wide Open
Humor
    Author: Lee Wardlaw
    Title: 101 Ways to Bug Your Friends and Enemies
Drama
    Author: Elaine Wolf
    Title: Camp
Short Story Collections
    Authors: Michael Czyzniejewski
    Title: Chicago Stories: 40 Dramatic Fictions
Nonfiction
    Authors: Vera Williams
    Title: WASPs: Women Airforce Service Pilots of World War II

Second Place Winners 

General Fiction
    Author: Marianne Langner Zeitlin
    Title: Motherless Child
Picture/Children’s Books
    Author: Stephanie Burkhart (Illustrator: Stephen Macquignon)
    Title: The Fearsome Beastie
Middle Grade/Chapter Books
    Author: Stuart Reid (Illustrator: Calvin Innes)
    Title: Gorgeous George and the Giant Geriatric Generator 
Teen/Young Adult
    Author: Diane Nelson
    Title: Dragon Academy
Fantasy
    Author: Shay West
    Title: The Chosen (Book One): Portals of Destiny
Mystery
    Author: Leslie Tentler
    Title: Midnight Caller
Romance
    Author: Patty Wiseman
    Title: An Unlikely Arrangement
Historical Fiction
    Author: Cynthia Drew
    Title: City of Slaughter: A Novel
Humor
    Author: Willow Yamauchi
    Title: Bad Mommy
Drama
    Author: Alicia Singleton
    Title: Dark Side of Valor: A Novel
Short Story Collections
    Author: Gretl Claggett
    Title: Monsoon Solo: Voices Once Submerged
Nonfiction
    Author: vehoae
    Title: Conscience: Breaching Social Amnesia

Congratulations, and thank you to the 2012 judges!

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