Willa Literary Award Winners

 

 

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2013 Winners

Historical Fiction – True Sisters by Sandra Dallas (St. Martin’s Press)

Contemporary Fiction –  Theft by BK Loren (Counterpoint Press)

Creative Non-fiction –  Kissed by a Fox and Other Stories of Friendship in Nature by Priscilla Stuckey (Counterpoint Press)

Children’s/Young Adult Fiction and Non-fiction –  Liberty’s Christmas by Randall Platt (Texas Tech University Press)

Poetry – Steam Laundry by Nicole Stellon O’Donnell (Red Hen Press)

Original Softcover Fiction (Trade or Mass Market) –   The Bones and the Book by Jane Isenberg (Oconee Spirit Press)

Scholarly Non-fiction – Women in Wonderland: Lives, Legends and Legacies of Yellowstone National Park by Elizabeth A. Watry
(Riverbend Publishing)

2012 Award Winners

Contemporary Fiction – Raising Wrecker by Summer Wood
Creative Non-fiction – Rightful Place by Amy Hale Auker
Scholarly Non-fiction – Recollecting: Lives of Aboriginal Women of the Canadian
Northwest and Borderlands. Edited by Sarah Carter and Patricia McCormack
Historical Fiction – The Bride’s House by Sandra DallasMarried Into It by Patricia Frolander
Poetry – Married Into It by Patricia Frolander
Original Softcover (Trade or Mass Market) – The American Cafe by Sara Sue Hoklotubbe
Children’s/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction – The Year We Were Famous by Carole Estby Dagg

2011 Award Winners

Contemporary Fiction – Unbroken by Jamie Lisa Forbes
Creative Non-fiction – To The Woods: Sinking Roots, Living Lightly, and Finding True Home by Evelyn Searle Hess
Scholarly Non-fiction- A Force for Change: Beatrice Morrow Cannady and the Struggle for Civil Rights in Oregon, 1912-1936  by Kimberley Mangun
Historical Fiction – Take Me Home by Brian Leung
Poetry – Blood Desert: Witnesses, 1820-1880 by Renny Golden
Original Softcover (Trade or Mass Market) – Light On A Distant Hill by B.J. Scott
Children’s/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction – Follow the Dream by Heidi M. Thomas

2010 Award Winners
Contemporary Fiction – Wild Sorrow by Sandi Ault
Creative Non-fiction – No Place Like Home: Notes From a Western Life by Linda Hasselstrom
Scholarly Non-fiction – Dorothea Lange, A Life Beyond Limits by Linda Gordon
Historical Fiction – My Name is Falon: One Woman’s Saga from Scotland to the Texas Frontier by Kim Wiese
Poetry – Work is Love Made Visible by Jeanetta Calhoun Mish
Original Softcover (Trade or Mass Market) – A Flickering Light by Jane Kirkpatrick
Children’s/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction – Hellie Jondoe by Randall Platt

2009 Award Winners
Contemporary Fiction – The Last Cowgirl, by Jana Richman
Creative Non-fiction – Salt in Our Blood: The Memoir of a Fisherman’s Wife, by Michele Longo Eder
Scholarly Non-fiction – Dorothea Lange, A Life Beyond Limits by Linda Gordon
Historical Fiction – Charley’s Choice: The Life and Times of Charley Parkhurst, by Fern J. Hill
Poetry – : Between Desert Seasons, by Ellen Waterston
Original Softcover (Trade or Mass Market) – : Buffalo Bill’s Defunct: A Latouche County Mystery, by Sheila Simonson
Children’s/Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction – Dreams on the Oregon Trail, by Barbara Linsley

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