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2016 Oregon Book Award Winners 

Congratulations to the Literary Arts 2016 Oregon Book Award Winners!

ELOISE JARVIS MCGRAW AWARD FOR CHILDREN'S LITERATURE 

Barbara Kerley of  Portland

"With a Friend by Your Side" (National Geographic Society) 

LESLIE BRADSHAW AWARD FOR YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE 

Brian Doyle of Lake Oswego

"Martin Marten" (St. Martin's Press)  

FRANCES FULLER VICTOR AWARD FOR GENERAL NONFICTION 

David Biespiel of Portland

"A Long High Whistle" (Antilever Press) 

SARAH WINNEMUCCA AWARD FOR CREATIVE NONFICTION 

Kate Carroll de Gutes of Portland

"Objects in Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear" (Ovenbird Books)

AWARD FOR GRAPHIC LITERATURE

Ariel Cohn and Aron Nels Steinke of  Portland

"The Zoo Box" (First Second Books) 

STAFFORD/HALL AWARD FOR POETRY 

Carl Adamshick of Portland

"Saint Friend" (McSweeney's)

KEN KESEY AWARD FOR FICTION 

Lidia Yuknavitch of Portland

"The Small Backs of Children" (HarperCollins) 

READERS CHOICE AWARD

Lidia Yuknavitch of Portland 

"The Small Backs of Children" (HarperCollins)

SPECIAL AWARDS:

STEWART H. HOLBROOK LITERARY LEGACY AWARD

Doug Spangle of Portland

WALT MOREY YOUNG READERS LITERARY LEGACY AWARD

Curtis Kiefer of Philomath  


ABOUT OREGON BOOK AWARDS & FELLOWSHIPS
The Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships are awarded by Portland-based non-profit Literary Arts, celebrating Oregon's writers and independent publishers. 
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