We’re delighted to announce the winners of the 2015 Pacific Northwest Book Awards! A volunteer committee of independent booksellers chose these six books from more than 250 nominated titles published in 2014. A Shortlist of 15 finalists was announced in November.
Original essays from each of the winners will be featured on this site over the next several weeks, beginning this Friday, January 9.
The authors will accept their award plaques at favorite local bookstores. We will post event details as they are available.
The 2015 Winners:
All the Light We Cannot See
Scribner Book Co.
Award Presentation: Rediscovered Books, Boise, ID
A Boat, a Whale & a Walrus: Menus and Stories
Award Presentation: Book Larder, Seattle, WA
If Not for This
Red Hen Press
Award Presentation: Chapter One Book Store, Hamilton, MT
Falling from Horses
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Award Presentation: Broadway Books, Portland, OR
Algonquin Young Readers
Award Presentation: University of Oregon Duck Store, Eugene, OR
The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
Award Presentation: Elliott Bay Book Co., Seattle, WA
The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association is a non-profit trade association that supports independent bookselling, literacy and free speech in Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Each year since 1965, the PNBA Awards have celebrated exceptional books written by Northwest authors.