Book Award for Fiction
Richard Ford Let Me Be Frank With You

Book Award for Crime Fiction
Kate Flora And Grant You Peace

Book Award for Nonfiction
Brian Kevin The Footloose American: Following the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America

Book Award for Memoir
Richard Blanco The Prince of los Cocuyos

Book Award for Poetry
Betsy Sholl Otherwise Unseeable

Book Award for Young People’s Literature
Megan Frazer Blakemore The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill

Book Award for Children’s Literature 
Mark Scott Ricketts Adventures in Vacationland

Book Award for Anthology (editors)
The Telling Room The Story I Want to Tell

John N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction
Kathie Fiveash Island Naturalist

Excellence in Publishing
Pat Brisson Before We Eat (Tilbury House)

Drama Award (for film, theater, and other scripts)
Hugh Aaron

Short Works Competition, Fiction
CB Anderson

Short Works Competition, Nonfiction
Lesley Heiser

Short Works Competition, Poetry
Rachel Contreni Flynn

Youth Competition, Fiction
Emily Noyes

Youth Competition, Nonfiction
Faris Baziga

Youth Competition, Poetry
Alicia Thurston

2015 MWPA DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Presented to Longfellow Books co-founder Stuart Gersen (1951-2015) for exceptional and steadfast contributions to the Maine literary arts. The award was accepted by his children, Ari and Julia Gersen.

2015 BOOK DONATION RECIPIENTS
Webster Free Library in Kingfield

2015 MAINE LITERARY AWARDS
Finalists

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