WINNERS

FICTION
Roxana Robinson [website]
Sparta

CRIME FICTION
Al Lamanda
Sunrise

SPECULATIVE FICTION
Mark D. Diehl [website]
Seventeen: Book One

NONFICTION
Lincoln Paine [website]
The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World

MEMOIR
Peter Korn [website]
Why We Make Things and Why It Matters

POETRY
Christian Barter [website]
In Someone Else’s House

CHILDREN’S
Lynn Plourde [website]
You’re Wearing THAT to School?!
(with illustrations by Sue Cornelison)

YOUNG ADULTS
Maria Padian [website]
Out of Nowhere

ANTHOLOGY
Martha White [website]
E.B. White on Dogs

JOHN N. COLE AWARD FOR MAINE-THEMED NONFICTION
Reeser Manley & Marjorie Peronto
New England Gardener’s Year

EXCELLENCE IN PUBLISHING
Elizabeth W. Garber & Michael Weymouth [website]
Maine (Island Time)

SHORT WORKS FICTION
Deborah H. Gould [website]

SHORT WORKS NONFICTION
Mira Ptacin [website]

SHORT WORKS POETRY
Christopher Robley [website]

YOUTH FICTION
Grace Whited

YOUTH NONFICTION
Toby Choyt

YOUTH POETRY
Tessa Holbrook

2014 MWPA DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Presented to journalist and writer Bob Keyes for exceptional and steadfast contributions to the Maine literary arts. The award was presented by Aimsel Ponti.
[website]

SPECIAL “TRIFECTA” CITATION
For placing as a finalist in Youth Fiction for 2012, 2013, 2014
Elysia Roorbach

2014 BOOK DONATION RECIPIENTS
Cherryfield Free Public Library

FINALISTS

FICTION
Ron Currie Jr. Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles
Christina Baker Kline Orphan Train

CRIME FICTION
Paul Doiron Massacre Pond
Barbara Ross Clammed Up

SPECULATIVE FICTION
Steven Konkoly The Perseid Collapse
Sharon Lee & Steve Miller Necessity’s Child

NONFICTION
Mark Gabrielson Deer Isle’s Undefeated America’s Cup Crews
Marilyn Moss Bill Moss: Fabric Artist & Designer

MEMOIR
Linda Greenlaw Lifesaving Lessons: Notes from an Accidental Mother
Mark Hathaway World Locked In: Six Weeks in Coma and Beyond

POETRY
Kimberly Cloutier Green The Next Hunger
Lee Sharkey Calendars of Fire

CHILDREN’S
Kelly Ellerbrook The Perfect Christmas Egg
Kim Ridley The Secret Pool
(with illustrations by Rebekah Raye)

YOUNG ADULTS
Megan Frazer Blakemore The Water Castle
Katie Quirk A Girl Called Problem

ANTHOLOGY
Marcia F. Brown Port City Poems
Dawn Potter A Poet’s Sourcebook

JOHN N. COLE AWARD FOR MAINE-THEMED NONFICTION
John Ford Sr. This Cider Still Tastes Funny!
David Little Art of Katahdin

EXCELLENCE IN PUBLISHING
Jennifer O’Connell The Eye of the Whale

SHORT WORKS FICTION
CB Anderson “Mavak Tov”
Nathaniel Minton “Daynight”

SHORT WORKS NONFICTION
Amy Chapman “Buck’s Ledge”
Sandell Morse “Pilgrimage”

SHORT WORKS POETRY
Rachel Contreni Flynn
Bruce Spang

YOUTH FICTION
Joseph Han “A Deaf Machine”
Elysia Roorbach “Pretty, Smart, Deadly”

YOUTH NONFICTION
Richard Akera “Dog”
Michee Runyambo “Two Teeth”

YOUTH POETRY
Caroline Dyhrberg
Mary McColley