WINNERS

Book Award for Fiction
Lilly King [website]
Father of the Rain

Book Award for Nonfiction
Susan Hand Shetterly [website]
Settled in the Wind

Book Award for Memoir
Susan Conley [website]
The Foremost Good Fortune

Book Award for Poetry
Richard Foerster
Penetralia

Book Award for Young Adult Literature
Cynthia Lord [website]
Touch Blue

Book Award for Children’s Literature
Robert F. Baldwin [website]
Illustrations by Astrid Sheckels
The Fish House Door

Anthology Book Award
Wesley McNair, editor [website]
Maine in Four Seasons

Excellence in Publishing Award
Alice James Books [website]
Phantom Noise by Brian Turner

Drama Award
Carolyn Gage [website]
Stigmata

Short Works Competition
Fiction: Maggie Butler
Nonfiction: Charles Stanhope
Poetry: Alice Bolstridge

Youth Competition
Fiction: Hila Shooter
Nonfiction: Fadumo Issack
Poetry: Jeremy Colson

MWPA Distinguished  Achievement Award
Presented to poet Robert Chute for exceptional and steadfast contributions to the Maine literary arts. The award was presented by fellow poet Wesley McNair.
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