Archive for Annual Ceremony

2014 Award Event – June 21

The Twentieth Annual San Diego Book and Writing Awards will be held on Saturday June 21, 2014

2013 Winners Announced

Kids Write
1st place: Crystal Wang for Mokupuni Nalu
2nd place Alan Lunardhi for The Lake of Purity
3rd place: Richard Li for Battle for the Amulets

Poetry Chapbook 
Suburban Dissection by Tina Culp Barton

Unpublished Novel 
Still Born by Anne Marie Welsh

Unpublished Novel for Children & Young Adults
The Irene by Karen Bishop

Short Story
Rescue by John Michals

Published Poetry
Intimate Geography by Ishmael Von Heidrick-Barnes

Published Poetry Anthology 
Lantern Tree by Chris Baron, Heather Eudy, Cali Linfor, and Sabrina Youmans

Published General Fiction 
Grace by T. Greenwood

Published Anthology/Short Story Collection
Duty: Suspense and Mystery Stories by Martin Roy Hill

Published – Young Adult Fiction
The Girl in the Glass by Susan Meissner

Published – Children’s Fiction & Picture Book 
Anyway by Arthur Salm

Published – Children’s Nonfiction 
Imaginations: Fun Relaxation Stories and Meditations for Kids by Carolyn Clarke

Published – Historical Fiction 
South of Burnt Rocks West of the Moon by G.J. Berger

Published – Romance 
Haole Wood by Dee DeTarsio

Published – Psychology & Self-Help 
TIE
Emotional Ophans by Cate Shepherd

The Mindfulness Workbook for Addiction by Rebecca E. Williams and Julie S. Kraft

Published -Spiritual & Inspirational 
Through God’s Eyes by Phil Bolsta

Published – Memoir
Challenged: A Tribute by Steve Grieger

Published – Biography  
I Got a Name: The Jim Croce Story by Ingrid Croce and Jimmy Rock

Published – Action, Suspense, & Thriller 
Assassin’s Game by Gov. Dan Walker and Peggy Lang

Published – Mystery 
The Angry Woman Suite by Lee Fullbright

Published – Business 
The Mission Myth by Deirdre Maloney

Published – SciFi, Fantasy, & Horror 
The Colony by Blaine Readler

Published – Local Interest  
Hail Montezuma! by Seth Mallios

Published – History 
Fighter Group by Jay Stout

Published – Travel
Sailing the South Pacific by Lois Joy Hofmann

Published – Cookbook and Entertaining 
Photographs and Memories: Recipes from Croce’s Restaurant and Jazz Bar by Ingrid Croce

Published – General Nonfiction  
Amazing Words by Richard Lederer

Geisel Award
The Angry Woman Suite by Lee Fullbright

2012 Winners Announced

2012 Award Ceremony 

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2012 Awards Ceremony Photo Gallery

Pictures from the 2012 San Diego Book Awards Ceremony held June 9, 2012.

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