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Literary Arts congratulates the 2015 Oregon Book Awards winners

Literary Arts congratulates the winners of the 2015 Oregon Book Awards!

ELOISE JARVIS MCGRAW AWARD FOR CHILDREN’S LITERATURE
Susan Hill Long of Portland
Whistle in the Dark (Holiday House)

LESLIE BRADSHAW AWARD FOR YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE
April Henry of Portland
The Body In the Woods (Henry Holt)

FRANCES FULLER VICTOR AWARD FOR GENERAL NONFICTION
Alex Tizon of Eugene
Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

SARAH WINNEMUCCA AWARD FOR CREATIVE NONFICTION
Justin Hocking of Portland
The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld (Graywolf Press)

ANGUS L. BOWMER AWARD FOR DRAMA
Andrea Stolowitz of Portland
Ithaka

STAFFORD/HALL AWARD FOR POETRY
Emily Kendal Frey of Portland
Sorrow Arrow (Octopus Books)

KEN KESEY AWARD FOR FICTION
Cari Luna of Portland
The Revolution of Every Day (Tin House Books)

READERS CHOICE AWARD
Willy Vlautin of Scappoose
The Free (Harper Perennial)

SPECIAL AWARDS:

STEWART H. HOLBROOK LITERARY LEGACY AWARD
Tom Spanbauer of Portland

WALT MOREY YOUNG READERS LITERARY LEGACY AWARD
Jann Tankersley of McMinnville

C.E.S. WOOD DISTINGUISHED WRITER AWARD
Ralph Salisbury of Eugene

The Oregon Book Awards and Fellowships honor the state’s finest accomplishments by Oregon writers who work in genres of poetry, fiction, drama, literary nonfiction, and literature for young readers.

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