Saturday, May 23, 2015

Whitney Award Winners!

The LDStorymakers' Conference on May 15-16 was fantastic this year, and along with that, the Whitney Awards Ceremony was great as well!  The Whitney Awards, incidentally, are awards given every year to outstanding LDS authors in various genres.  This year, the winners are: Marion Jensen for his Middle Grade novel, Almost Super; Chris Crowe for his General Youth Fiction novel, Death Coming up the Hill; Kiersten White for her Speculative Youth Fiction novel, Illusions of Fate; Carla Kelly for her Historical Novel, Falling Softly; Amy Harmon for her General Fiction novel, The Law of Moses; Brandon Sanderson for his Speculative novel, Words of Radiance; Sarah M. Eden for her Romance novel, Longing for Home: Hope Springs; and a friend of mine, Josi S. Kilpack for her Mystery/Suspense novel, Wedding Cake 

Jennifer Lunt Moore won Best Novel by a New Author for her book, Becoming Lady Lockwood; Julie Berry won Best Youth Novel of the Year for her book, The Scandalous Sisterhood of Prickwillow Place; and Sarah M. Eden won Best Novel of the Year for her book, Longing for Home: Hope SpringsAndrew Hall won the Outstanding Achievment Award, and Margaret Blair Young won the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Congratulations, everyone!

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