Book AwardsMaine Literary Award

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Works (95)

Brett McCarthy: Work In Progress by Maria Padian2009, winner
Cost by Roxana Robinson2009, winner
A Darker, Sweeter String by Lee Sharkey2009, honorable mention
The Dump Man's Treasures by Lynn Plourde2009, honorable mention
Full Fathom Five: A Daughter's Search by Mary Lee Coe Fowler2009, honorable mention
Give a Goat by Jan West Schrock2009, honorable mention
A Healing Touch: True Stories of Life, Death, and Hospice by Richard Russo2009, honorable mention
King Baby by Lia Purpura2009, honorable mention
Lincoln: The Biography of a Writer by Fred Kaplan2009, winner
The Next Country by Idra Novey2009, honorable mention
Place Called Maine: 24 Writers on the Maine Experience by Wesley McNair2009, winner
The Unnameables by Ellen Booraem2009, honorable mention
The Usable Field by Jane Mead2009, winner
Woman Who Speaks Tree: confessions of a tree hugger by Linda Tatelbaum2009, winner
The Fish House Door by Robert BaldwinChildren's Literature, 2011
Maine in Four Seasons: 20 Poets Celebrate the Turning Year by Wesley McNairAnthology, 2011
Penetralia : poems by Richard FoersterPoetry, 2011
Phantom Noise by Brian TurnerExcellence in Publishing Award, 2011
Touch Blue by Cynthia LordYoung Adult Literature, 2011
American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America by Colin WoodardNonfiction, 2012
Eric Hopkins : above and beyond by Carl LittleJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction, 2012
Father of the Rain by Lily KingFiction, 2012
The Foremost Good Fortune by Susan ConleyMemoir, 2011 & 2012
The hallelujah of listening by Preston H. HoodPoetry, 2012
Lost Trail: Nine Days Alone in the Wilderness by Donn FendlerYoung Adult Literature, 2012
Out & Allied: An Anthology of Performance Pieces Written by LGBTQ Youth and Allies by Cathy PlourdeAnthology, 2012
Please don't go by Eric DimblebySpeculative Fiction, 2012
Sammy in the Sky by Barbara WalshChildren's Literature, 2012
Settled in the Wild: Notes from the Edge of Town by Susan Hand ShetterlyNonfiction, 2012
The Sweet Relief of Missing Children: A Novel by Sarah BraunsteinFiction, 2012
This Strange Land by Shara McCallumExcellence in Publishing Award, 2012
Trespasser by Paul DoironCrime Fiction, 2012
Babel No More: The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners by Michael ErardNonfiction, 2013
The changing nature of the Maine woods by Andrew M. BartonJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction, 2013
Exit 13 : a Maine guidebook in stories and poemsAnthology, 2013
Girl Unmoored by Jennifer Gooch HummerYoung Adult, 2013
Interventions: A Novella & Three Stories (High and Dry; Horseman; Intervention; The Whore's Child) by Richard RussoExcellence in Publishing Award, 2013
Life Among Giants: A Novel by Bill RoorbachFiction, 2013
Looking for The Gulf Motel (Pitt Poetry Series) by Richard BlancoPoetry, 2013
One Cool Friend by Toni BuzzeoChildren's, 2013
The Reawakening by Joseph SouzaSpeculative Fiction, 2013
Redemption by Kate FloraCrime Fiction, 2013
The Rosie's Bakery All-Butter, Cream-Filled, Sugar-Packed Baking Book by Judy RosenbergFiction, 2013
When We Were the Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine by Monica WoodMemoir, 2013
E. B. White on Dogs by Martha WhiteAnthology, 2014
In someone else's house : poems by Christian BarterPoetry, 2014
Maine: Island Time by Michael WeymouthExcellence in Publishing Award, 2014
The New England gardener's year : a month-by-month guide for Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and upstate New York by Reeser ManleyJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-Themed Nonfiction, 2014
Out of Nowhere by Maria PadianYoung Adult, 2014
The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World by Lincoln PaineNonfiction, 2014
SEVENTEEN: Book One (Volume 1) by Mark D. DiehlSpeculative Fiction, 2014
Sparta by Roxana RobinsonFiction, 2014
Sunrise (A John Bekker Mystery) by Al LamandaCrime Fiction, 2014
Why We Make Things and Why It Matters: The Education of a Craftsman by Peter KornMenoir, 2014
You're Wearing THAT to School?! by Lynn PlourdeChildren's, 2014
Adventures in vacationland by Mark Scott RickettsChildren's Literature, 2015
And Grant You Peace by Kate FloraCrime Fiction, 2015
Before We Eat: From Farm to Table by Pat BrissonExcellence in Publishing Award, 2015
The Footloose American: Following the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America by Brian KevinNonfiction, 2015
Island Naturalist by Kathie FiveashJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction, 2015
Let Me Be Frank With You by Richard FordFiction, 2015
Otherwise unseeable by Betsy ShollPoetry, 2015
Pigs Can't Swim: A Memoir (A Merloyd Lawrence Book) by Helen PeppeMemoir, 2015
The Prince of los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood by Richard BlancoMemoir, 2015
The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill by Megan Frazer BlakemoreYoung People's Literature, 2015
The Story I Want to Tell: Explorations in the Art of Writing by The Telling RoomAnthology, 2015
Closer All the Time by Jim NicholsFiction, 2016
Either the Beginning or the End of the World by Terry FarishYoung People’s Literature, 2016
A Gateless Garden: Quotes by Maine Women Writers by Liza BakewellAnthology, 2016
Ghost Buck: The Legacy of One Man's Family and its Hunting Traditions by Dean BennettJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction, 2016
Historical Atlas of Maine by Stephen J. HornsbyExcellence in Publishing, 2016
How to Cook a Moose: A Culinary Memoir by Kate ChristensenMemoir, 2016
The Lemonade Hurricane: A Story of Mindfulness and Meditation by Licia MorelliChildren’s, 2016
Little Arias (First Book) by Kristen CasePoetry, 2016
Love and Other Ways of Dying: Essays by Michael PaternitiNonfiction, 2016
An Unbeaten Man by Brendan RiellyCrime Fiction, 2016
American Character: A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good by Colin WoodardNonfiction, 2017
Baby Bear's Not Hibernating by Lynn PlourdeChildren’s, 2017
Booker's Point (Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry) by Megan GrumblingPoetry, 2017
CAUGHT time. place. fish by Glen LibbyJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction, 2017
Modified: GMOs and the Threat to Our Food, Our Land, Our Future by Caitlin ShetterlyNonfiction, 2017
Poor Your Soul by Mira PtacinMemoir, 2017
Stop Here, This is the Place by Susan ConleyExcellence in Publishing, 2017
Straw Man (Jack Mcmorrow Mystery) by Gerry BoyleCrime Fiction, 2017
Take Heart: Poems from Maine by Wesley McNairAnthology, 2017
The Time Train by Eric M. BosargeSpeculative Fiction, 2017
Vexation Lullaby: A Novel by Justin TussingFiction, 2017
Wrecked by Maria PadianYoung People’s Literature, 2017
The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America by Frances FitzGeraldNonfiction, 2018
Grit by Gillian FrenchYoung People’s Literature, 2018
Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymr by John CrowleySpeculative Fiction, 2018
One Man’s Maine: Essays on a Love Affair by Jim KrosschellJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction, 2018
A Piece of the World by Christina Baker KlineFiction, 2018
Redeeming Ruth: Everything Life Takes, Love Restores by Meadow Rue MerrillMemoir, 2018
Work by bloodlight : poems by Julia BouwsmaPoetry, 2018