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Book awards: Firecracker Award

Book awards by cover

Works (136)

All Star by Jesse LonerganGraphic Novel, Finalist, 2015
Beast Feast by Cody-rose ClevidencePoetry, Finalist, 2015
Beauty by HubertGraphic Novel, Winner, 2015
Blue Hanuman by Joan LarkinPoetry, Finalist, 2015
A Boy Like Me by Jennie WoodYoung Adult, Finalist, 2015
The Empathy Exams: Essays by Leslie JamisonCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2015
Exclosures by Emily AbendrothPoetry, Finalist, 2015
Family Ties: An Alaskan Crime Drama by Eric HobbsGraphic Novel, Finalist, 2015
The Good Life Elsewhere by Vladimir LorchenkovFiction, Finalist, 2015
Hollow City by Ransom RiggsYoung Adult, Finalist, 2015
Hum by Michelle RichmondFiction, Finalist, 2015
List: A Novel by Matthew RobersonFiction, Finalist, 2015
Loitering: New and Collected Essays by Charles D'AmbrosioCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2015
My So-Called Ruined Life (Tate McCoy Series) by Melanie BishopYoung Adult, Finalist, 2015
The Other Side: a Memoir by Lacy M. JohnsonCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2015
Rebels by Accident by Patricia DunnYoung Adult, Finalist, 2015
The Search for Heinrich Schlögel: A Novel by Martha BaillieFiction, Finalist, 2015
Self-Portrait in Green by Marie NDiayeCreative Nonfiction, Winner, 2015
Sister Golden Hair: A Novel by Darcey SteinkeFiction, Finalist, 2015
Some Boys by Patty BlountYoung Adult, Winner, 2015
Song of the Shank: A Novel by Jeffery Renard AllenFiction, Winner, 2015
Songs for the Deaf by John Henry FlemingFiction, Finalist, 2015
Sonnets by Bernadette MayerPoetry, Winner, 2015
Street of Thieves by Mathias ÉnardFiction, Finalist, 2015
Surrendering Oz: A Life in Essays by Bonnie FriedmanCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2015
Tree Line (Green Rose Prize) by Judy HalebskyPoetry, Finalist, 2015
Us Conductors by Sean MichaelsFiction, Finalist, 2015
Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myself by Walt WhitmanGraphic Novel, Finalist, 2015
American Meteor by Norman LockFiction, Finalist, 2016
Bastards of the Reagan Era (Stahlecker Selections) by Reginald Dwayne BettsPoetry, Finalist, 2016
Because You Asked: A Book of Answers on the Art and Craft of the Writing Life by Katrina RobertsCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2016
Belief Is Its Own Kind of Truth, Maybe by Lori JakielaCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2016
Bright Dead Things: Poems by Ada LimónPoetry, Finalist, 2016
Ciao, Suerte by Annie McGreevyFiction, Finalist, 2016
Garments Against Women (The New Series) by Anne BoyerPoetry, Winner, 2016
The Ghosts Who Travel with Me: A Literary Pilgrimage Through Brautigan's America by Allison GreenCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2016
Home by Leila S. ChudoriFiction, Finalist, 2016
Illocality by Joseph MasseyPoetry, Finalist, 2016
Incorrect Merciful Impulses by Camille RankinePoetry, Finalist, 2016
Let’s Let That Are Not Yet : Inferno (National Poetry Series) by Ed PavlicPoetry, Finalist, 2016
Life in a Box is a Pretty Life by Dawn Lundy MartinPoetry, Finalist, 2016
The Listener: A Novel by Rachel BaschFiction, Finalist, 2016
Medicine Walk by Richard WagameseFiction, Finalist, 2016
My Chinese-America (SFWP Literary Awards) by Allen GeeCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2016
On the Island at the Center of the Center of the World by Elizabeth KadetskyFiction, Finalist, 2016
Pinkies: stories by Shane HintonFiction, Finalist, 2016
The Poet, The Lion, Talking Pictures, El Farolito, A Wedding in St. Roch, The Big Box Store, The Warp in the Mirror, Spring, Midnights, Fire & All by C. D. WrightPoetry, Finalist, 2016
S O S: Poems 1961-2013 by Amiri BarakaPoetry, Finalist, 2016
Shader: 99 Notes on Car Washes, Making Out in Church, Grief, and Other Unlearnable Subjects by Daniel NesterCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2016
The Sleep of the Righteous by Wolfgang HilbigFiction, Finalist, 2016
A Solemn Pleasure: To Imagine, Witness, and Write (The Art of the Essay) by Melissa PritchardCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2016
Suite Venitienne/Please Follow Me by Sophie CalleCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2016
Supplication: Selected Poems of John Wieners by John WienersPoetry, Finalist, 2016
The Things We Don't Do by Andrés NeumanFiction, Winner, 2016
Tram 83 by Fiston Mwanza MujilaFiction, Finalist, 2016
Travels in Vermeer: A Memoir by Michael WhiteCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2016
What About This: Collected Poems of Frank Stanford by Frank StanfordPoetry, Finalist, 2016
Wide Open: My Adventures in Polyamory, Open Marriage, and Loving on My Own Terms by Gracie XCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2016
The World Is on Fire: Scrap, Treasure, and Songs of Apocalypse by Joni TevisCreative Nonfiction, Winner, 2016
Blood of the Dawn by Claudia Salazar JimenezFiction, Finalist, 2017
Buck Studies by Douglas KearneyPoetry, Winner, 2017
Calamities by Renee GladmanCreative Nonfiction, Winner, 2017
Chronicle of the Murdered House by Lúcio CardosoFiction, Finalist, 2017
Coast Range: A Collection from the Pacific Edge by Nick NeelyCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2017
The Estrangement Principle by Ariel GoldbergCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2017
Eve out of Her Ruins by Ananda DeviFiction, Winner, 2017
Gesell Dome by Guillermo SaccomannoFiction, Finalist, 2017
Hammer with No Master by René CharPoetry, Finalist, 2017
Hardly War by Don Mee ChoiPoetry, Finalist, 2017
Hell Figures by E. Tracy GrinnellPoetry, Finalist, 2017
The Home Place: Memoirs of a Colored Man's Love Affair with Nature by J. Drew LanhamCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2017
Into the Sun by Deni Ellis BechardFiction, Finalist, 2017
A Loaded Gun: Emily Dickinson for the 21st Century by Jerome CharynCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2017
The Measure of Darkness by Liam DurcanFiction, Finalist, 2017
My Private Property (Wave Books) by Mary RuefleCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2017
The Natural Way of Things by Charlotte WoodFiction, Finalist, 2017
Nine Island by Jane AlisonFiction, Finalist, 2017
The Port-Wine Stain (The American Novels) by Norman LockFiction, Finalist, 2017
Post-: Poems by Wayne MillerPoetry, Finalist, 2017
Profeta Without Refuge by Raina J. LeónPoetry, Finalist, 2017
Proxies: Essays Near Knowing by Brian BlanchfieldCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2017
Remembering Animals by Brenda IijimaPoetry, Finalist, 2017
Say Something Nice About Me by Sara SchaffFiction, Finalist, 2017
Sublime Physick: Essays by Patrick MaddenCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2017
Sympathetic Little Monster by Cameron Awkward-RichPoetry, Finalist, 2017
The Tornado Is the World by Catherine PiercePoetry, Finalist, 2017
The Voyager Record: A Transmission by Anthony Michael MorenaCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2017
Acker by Douglas A. MartinCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2018
blud by Rachel McKibbensPoetry, Finalist, 2018
Caca Dolce: Essays from a Lowbrow Life by Chelsea MartinCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2018
Dreaming of Ramadi in Detroit by Aisha Sabatini SloanCreative Nonfiction, Winner, 2018
Empire of Glass by Kaitlin SolimineFiction, Finalist, 2018
The Happy End / All Welcome by Monica de la TorrePoetry, Finalist, 2018
I'm So Fine: A List of Famous Men and What I Had On by Khadijah QueenFiction, Finalist, 2018
In the province of the gods by Kenny FriesCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2018
I Know Your Kind: Poems by William BrewerPoetry, Finalist, 2018
North Station by Suah BaeFiction, Finalist, 2018
Pain Woman Takes Your Keys, and Other Essays from a Nervous System (American Lives) by Sonya HuberCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2018
The Passion of Woo & Isolde by Jennifer TsengFiction, Finalist, 2018
Patagonian Road: A Year Alone Through Latin America by Kate MccahillCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2018
Paul Takes the Form of a Mortal Girl by Andrea LawlorFiction, Finalist, 2018
The Right Way to be Crippled and Naked: The Fiction of Disability: An Anthology by Sheila BlackFiction, Finalist, 2018
Silk Poems by Jen BervinPoetry, Finalist, 2018
Surviving Jersey: Danger & Insanity In The Garden State by Scott Loring SandersCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2018
Tom o' Vietnam by Baron WormserFiction, Finalist, 2018
Unaccompanied by Javier ZamoraPoetry, Winner, 2018
An Unkindness of Ghosts by Rivers SolomonFiction, Winner, 2018
While Standing in Line for Death by CAConradPoetry, Finalist, 2018
All Roads Lead to Blood (2040 Books Awards) by Bonnie ChauFiction, Finalist, 2019
Baby, I Don't Care by Chelsey MinnisPoetry, Finalist, 2019
Before They Left Us by Rosemary Ann DavisCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2019
Body & glass by Rodney KoenekePoetry, Finalist, 2019
A Bright and Pleading Dagger by Nicole RivasFiction, Finalist, 2019
City of the Future by Sesshu FosterPoetry, Winner, 2019
Crosslight for Youngbird by Asiya WadudPoetry, Finalist, 2019
DayStalker by Kristen StoneFiction, Finalist, 2019
Disoriental by Négar DjavadiFiction, Finalist, 2019
Dissolve by Sherwin BitsuiPoetry, Finalist, 2019
False Calm: A Journey Through the Ghost Towns of Patagonia by María Sonia CristoffCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2019
Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods by Tishani DoshiPoetry, Finalist, 2019
GOOD MORNING AMERICA I AM HUNGRY AND ON FIRE by Jamie MortaraPoetry, Finalist, 2019
A Handbook of Disappointed Fate by Anne BoyerCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2019
An Imperfect Rapture by Kelly J. BeardCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2019
Jonny Appleseed by Joshua WhiteheadFiction, Finalist, 2019
The Leftovers by Shaelyn SmithCreative Nonfiction, Winner, 2019
Letters from Max: A Book of Friendship by Sarah RuhlCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2019
Little Fish by Casey PlettFiction, Winner, 2019
Mating in Captivity: A Memoir by Helen ZumanCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2019
Milk by Dorothea LaskyPoetry, Finalist, 2019
Mina by Kim SagwaFiction, Finalist, 2019
No Archive Will Restore You by Julietta SinghCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2019
Post Traumatic Hood Disorder by David Tomas MartinezPoetry, Finalist, 2019
Strawberry Fields: A Novel (Fence Modern Prize in Prose) by Hilary PlumFiction, Finalist, 2019
The Taiga Syndrome by Cristina Rivera-GarzaFiction, Finalist, 2019
To Float in the Space Between: A Life and Work in Conversation with the Life and Work of Etheridge Knight (Bagley Wright Lecture Series) by Terrance HayesCreative Nonfiction, Finalist, 2019
Trick by Domenico StarnoneFiction, Finalist, 2019

Award description

The CLMP Firecracker Awards for Independently Published Literature are given annually to celebrate books and magazines that make a significant contribution to our literary culture and the publishers that strive to introduce important voices to readers far and wide.


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