Oregon Book Award ceremony took place on 13th April 2015 at Portland’s Gerding Theater. Cari Luna of Portland won the Ken Kesey Award for Fiction for her debut novel “The Revolution of Every Day” at the Oregon Book Awards.
The poetry prize went to Portlander Emily Kendal Frey for her second book of poems, The Sorrow Arrow, while Andrea Stolowicz took home the drama prize for her play Ithaka.
Female writers dominated the fiction, drama and poetry categories in the 2015 Oregon Book Awards, handed out in a ceremony at Portland’s Gerding Theater. Women picked up five of six prizes in those categories, including all five awarded by judges. Meanwhile, men took away both nonfiction awards.
Here is the full list of Oregon Book Awards 2015 Winners :-
2015 Oregon Book Awards
|Eloise Jarvis Mcgrew Award For Children’s Literature||Susan Hill Long||Portland||Whistle in the Dark||Holiday House|
|Leslie Bradshaw Award For Young Adult Literature||April Henry||Portland||The Body In the Woods||Henry Holt|
|Frances Fuller Victor Award for Genral Nonfiction||Alex Tizon||Eugene||Big Little Man: In Search of My Asian Self||Houghton Mifflin Harcourt|
|Sarah Winnemucca Award For Creative Nonfiction||Justin Hocking||Portland||The Great Floodgates of the Wonderworld||Graywolf Press|
|Angus L. Bowmer Award For Drama||Andrea Stolowitz||Portland||Ithaka||-|
|Stafford/ Hall Award For Poetry||Emily Kendal Frey of||Portland||Sorrow Arrow||Octopus Books|
|Ken Kesey Award For Fiction||Cari Luna||Portland||The Revolution of Every Day||Tin House Books|
|Readers Choice Award||Willy Vlautin||Scappoose||The Free||Harper Perennial|
|Stewart H. Holbrook Literary Legacy Award||Tom Spanbauer||Portland|
|Walt Morey Young Readers Liteary Legacy Award||Jann Tankersley||McMinnville|
|C.E.S. Wood Distinguished Writer Award||Ralph Salisbury||Eugene|
For more details please visit AwardsAndWinners.com