Awards do matter!

These are the award winners from 2017.

First Place Winners: Adult Fiction

Adult Fiction

Fiction: GeneralThe Narrow Gate by Janet RobertsLearn More
Fiction: GeneralNot Off the Hook at 491 by Lora Renee HubbardLearn More
Fiction: HistoricalHenry: The Jersey Brigade by Ruth Ochs WebsterLearn More
Finalists: Adult Fiction

Adult Fiction

Fiction: GeneralParrot Talk by David B. SeaburnLearn More
Fiction: Science FictionThe Belt of Orion: Nibiru Rising by J.R. BrienzaLearn More
Fiction: HistoricalThe Woman in the Photo by Mary HoganLearn More
Fiction: Science FictionRemotely Unplugged by Andrea PernoLearn More
Fiction: GeneralFacing the Storm by Jennifer BrooksLearn More

Adult Nonfiction

Nonfiction: General (History)Coraopolis by Gia TatoneLearn More
Nonfiction: MemoirTherese Rocco: Pittsburgh’s First Female Assistant Police Chief by Therese RoccoLearn More
Nonfiction: Self-HelpWalking the Tight Rope of Life by Sharise M. NanceLearn More
Nonfiction: Self-HelpIf You’re Comfortable, You’re Not Growing by Dan Charles PopeLearn More
Nonfiction: BusinessGrantepreneur by Katherine F.H. HeartLearn More

Adult Nonfiction

Nonfiction: General (History)Day-by-Day with the 123d Pennsylvania Volunteers by Christopher D. GeorgeLearn More
Nonfiction: Memoir30 Day Stay by Tiffany T. HuffLearn More
Nonfiction: MemoirInfected by Life by Robyn GreerLearn More
Nonfiction: MemoirSeven Thin Dimes by Janet RobertsLearn More
Nonfiction: MemoirA Man, A Plan, A Life for Us by Susanna FusseneggerLearn More
Nonfiction: BusinessPrompted, Prodded, Published by Debra R. SanchezLearn More
Nonfiction: BusinessLife is a Gold Mine: Can You Dig It? by Dr. John W. StankoLearn More
Nonfiction: BusinessThe Goal: A Business Graphic Novel by Eliyahu M. Goldratt and Dwight Jon ZimmermanLearn More

Children & Teen
fiction & Nonfiction

Picture Book: FictionAnd My Mother Cried: Y Mi Mama Lloro by Debra R. Sanchez (illus. Michelle Bowden Dobi)Learn More
Young Adult: FictionEden on the Frontier by Cheryle WilliamsLearn More

Children & Teen
Fiction & Nonfiction

Picture Books: FictionBrooke and Her Icky Picky Sister by Sandra Miller Linhart (illus. Tahna Desmond Fox)Learn More
Juvenile: FictionNorton’s Tale by Dylan WeissLearn More
Young Adult: FictionThe Raven’s Tale by Lisa HarrisLearn More
Young Adult: FictionLetters from Korea by Joan LeottaLearn More
First Place Winners: Collections


PoetryMy Pittsburgh by Ed FolinoLearn More
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