WLA Literary Awards

Given by WLA Literary Awards Committee

Other Names: Wisconsin Literary Awards
50 Works 39,218 Books 1,464 Reviews ½ 3.9

This award is for the highest literary achievement by an author with a Wisconsin connection, for a work written in the previous year.

Categories:
All, Fiction (2), Nonfiction (2), Poetry (2), No Category (44)
Years:
All, 2023 (3), 2022 (3), 2021 (1), 2020 (1), 2019 (1), 2018 (1), 2017 (1), 2016 (1), 2015 (1), 2014 (1), 2013 (1), 2012 (1), 2011 (1), 2010 (1), 2009 (1), 2008 (1), 2007 (1), 2006 (1), 2005 (1), 2004 (1), 2003 (1), 2002 (1), 2001 (1), 2000 (1), 1999 (1), 1998 (1), 1997 (1), 1996 (1), 1995 (1), 1994 (1), 1993 (1), 1992 (1), 1991 (1), 1990 (1), 1989 (1), 1988 (1), 1987 (1), 1986 (1), 1985 (1), 1984 (1), 1983 (1), 1982 (1), 1981 (1), 1980 (1), 1979 (1), 1978 (1)
WorkCategoryYear
Still True by Maggie Ginsberg
Fiction2023
Tailspin by John Armbruster
Nonfiction2023
All the flowers kneeling by Paul Tran
Poetry2023
Matrix by Lauren Groff
Fiction2022
The Birdman of Koshkonong: The Life of Naturalist Thure Kumlien by Martha Bergland
Nonfiction2022
Tragic City by Clemonce Heard
Poetry2022
Homeland Elegies by Ayad Akhtar
2021
The Far Field by Madhuri Vijay
2020
The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
2019
The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan Egan
2018
The Drifter by Nick Petrie
2017
It's What I Do: A Photographer's Life of Love and War by Lynsey Addario
2016
Shotgun Lovesongs by Nickolas Butler
2015
Let Him Go by Larry Watson
2014
Close Is Fine by Eliot Treichel
2013
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
2012
Burned: A Memoir by Louise Nayer
2011
Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species by Dr. Sean B. Carroll
2010
What It Is by Lynda Barry
2009
The Ghost Mountain Boys: Their Epic March and the Terrifying Battle for New Guinea--The Forgotten War of the South Pacific by James Campbell
2008
Truck: A Love Story (P.S.) by Michael Perry
2007
Endless Forms Most Beautiful: The New Science of Evo Devo by Sean B. Carroll
2006
The Turtle Warrior: A Novel by Mary Relindes Ellis
2005
Orchard by Larry Watson
2004
Love at Goon Park: Harry Harlow and the Science of Affection by Deborah Blum
2003
The Marcy Stories by Fran Zell
2002
I Loved You All: A Novel by Paula Sharp
2001
The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction by Linda Gordon
2000
Hunger by Lan Samantha Chang
1999
Self Storage and Other Stories (MVP) by Mary Helen Stefaniak
1998
Sister by A. Manette Ansay
1997
Mapping The Farm: The Chronicle of a Family by John Hildebrand
1996
Time's Fancy (Pitt Poetry Series) by Ronald Wallace
1995
Montana 1948 by Larry Watson
1994
When Time Shall Be No More: Prophecy Belief in Modern American Culture by Paul S. Boyer
1993
The Imposter: Stories About Netta and Stanley by Paula Sharp
1992
Threshing Days: The Farm Paintings of Lavern Kammerude by Chester Garthwaite
1991
The Island Within by Richard Nelson
1990
The Book of Ruth by Jane Hamilton
1989
Suite for Calliope by Ellen Hunnicutt
1988
The Autobiography of Henry VIII: With Notes by His Fool, Will Somers by Margaret George
1987
From This Condensery: The Complete Writing of Lorine Niedecker by Lorine Niedecker
1986
Mrs. Pat : The Life of Mrs. Patrick Campbell by Margot Peters
1985
Remembering the Wilderness: Poems by Sara Rath
1984
Pastorale : stories by Susan Engberg
1983
Hang Me Up My Begging Bowl by Chad Walsh
1982
Bernard Shaw and the actresses by Margot Peters
1981
The Road From Home: A True Story of Courage, Survival and Hope by David Kherdian
1980
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
1979
Climates of Hunger by Reid A. Bryson
1978

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