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LITERARY ARTS CONGRATULATES THE WINNERS OF THE 2020 OREGON BOOK AWARDS

LITERARY ARTS CONGRATULATES THE WINNERS
OF THE 2020 OREGON BOOK AWARDS
During a special broadcast on OPB Radio, the winners of the 33rd Annual Oregon Book Awards, selected by panels of out-of-state judges, were announced.

ELOISE JARVIS MCGRAW AWARD FOR CHILDREN’S LITERATURE
Cathy Camper of Portland
Lowriders Blast from the Past (Chronicle Books)
Judges: Pablo Cartaya, Amy Pattee, Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

LESLIE BRADSHAW AWARD FOR YOUNG ADULT LITERATURE
Deborah Hopkinson of West Linn
How I Became A Spy: A Mystery of WWII London (Knopf Books for Young Readers)
Judges: Susan Campbell Bartoletti, David Gill, Traci L. Jones

FRANCES FULLER VICTOR AWARD FOR GENERAL NONFICTION
David Wolman and Julian Smith of Portland
Aloha Rodeo: Three Hawaiian Cowboys, the World's Greatest Rodeo,
and a Hidden History of the American West (William Morrow)
Judges: Amy Bhatt, Thor Hanson, Sophfronia Scott

SARAH WINNEMUCCA AWARD FOR CREATIVE NONFICTION
Beth Alvarado of Bend
Anxious Attachments (Autumn House Press)
Judges: Lacey M. Johnson, Nishta J. Mehra, Rob Spillman

AWARD FOR GRAPHIC LITERATURE
Greg Means and MK Reed of Portland
Penny Nichols (Top Shelf)
Judges: Adrienne Celt, Jason Lutes, MariNaomi

STAFFORD/HALL AWARD FOR POETRY
Ashley Toliver of Portland
Spectra (Coffee House Press)
Judges: Megan Fernandes, Nick Flynn, Marcus Wicker

KEN KESEY AWARD FOR FICTION
Kesha Ajọsẹ Fisher of Portland
No God Like the Mother (Inkwater Press)
Judges: Natasha Deón, Brandon Hobson, Rick Moody
SPECIAL AWARDS
Three additional special awards recognize significant contributions to Oregon’s literary culture. These individuals and organizations were nominated by community members and selected by the Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships Advisory Council.

WALT MOREY YOUNG READERS LITERARY LEGACY AWARD
Reading Results of Portland

THE STEWART H. HOLBROOK LITERARY LEGACY AWARD
Write Around Portland of Portland

CHARLES ERSKINE SCOTT WOOD DISTINGUISHED WRITER AWARD
Lawson Fusao Inada of Ashland