Panther Creek Book Award in Non-Fiction: Semi-finalists, Finalists and Winner

Tuan Phan, Winner of The Panther Creek Award

Tuan Phan, Winner of The Panther Creek Award

 

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Guidelines for this award can be found here.

The Panther Creek Book Award in Non-Fiction

Our inaugural cycle of the Panther Creek Book Award has concluded, and we are pleased to announce here the list of semi-finalists, finalists and winner of the award.  We wish to thank ALL the writers who have entrusted us with their work, who have submitted their manuscripts to us.  We’d also like to take this opportunity to say just how wonderful these manuscripts were, how talented these wonderful writers are — an avalanche of talent.  We’d like to congratulate Tuan Phan of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, author of the winning memoir, Remembering Water.  He will receive the monetary prize of $1,000 and his manuscript will be published by Hidden River Press, an imprint of Hidden River Publishing.

The deadline for the next cycle of the Panther Creek Award has been extended to September 30, 2019.  Please see our guidelines for more details.

Okay.  Here is the list of the semi-finalists, finalists and the winner of The Panther Creek Book Award in Non-Fiction:

Semi-Finalists

Anderson, Susan, Eugene, Oregon, Please Plant This Book Coast to Coast

Bauman, M. Garrett, Nunda, New York, If God Breake My Bones

Bernstein, Joshua, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, In Josaphat’s Valley

Boyajy, Thomas, Boston, Massachusetts, Baby Boomer Memoir: Reflections on a Generation of Change

Cleave, Kaye, Oakland, California, My Beautiful, Reckless Girl

Ciresi, Rita, Wesley Chapel, Florida, Made in America

Dennis, Susan, Hillsborough, North Carolina, The Swing

Dresman, Paul, Eugene, Oregon, Dinosaurs and Crickets

Drury, John Philip, Cincinnati, Ohio, Bobby and Carolyn: Two Women with a Boy in the 1950s

Ferguson, Greyson, Tucson, Arizona, Travel for the Soul (Even if You Don’t Have One)

Florey, Justin, Minneapolis, Minnesota, City of Crows

Graham, David, Denver, Colorado, Take This Car for the Healer: A Zuihitsu on Trains

Greenway, William, Ephrata, Pennsylvania, Brainstorm

Greenway, William, Ephrata, Pennsylvania, Everything We Bring, All We Leave Behind

Hardin, Michael, Danville, Pennsylvania, Touched

Hasting, Kelli, Orlando, Florida, Rotten Minerva

Hill, james, Saratoga Springs, New York, Midpoint: Manhood, Midlife and Prostate Cancer

Horsley, Kate, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Magnificent Sorrow: A Memoir of Two Lives

Ives, Rich, Camano Island, Washington, Appearances

Kann, Lydia, Northampton, Massachusetts, Ways to Leave: A Memoir

Kennedy, David, New York, New York, The Gilded Cage

Koelsch, John, Salem, Virginia, Ubuntu

Mason, Andrea, Denver, Colorado, Continental Divide: Surviving the Forces of My Nature

Miller, Sandra, Arlington, Massachusetts, Trove

Moriarity, Marilyn, Roanoke, Virginia, Slivers from a Broken World

Paramo, Adriana, Kissimmee, Florida, Milk, Oil, and a Night of Tequila

Pedler, Gary, San Fransisco, California, Couchsurfing: The Musical

Phan, Tuan, Quincy, Massachusetts, Remembering Water

Rosin, Brandon, San Pedro, California, Viva Corpocracy!

Sajé, Natasha, Salt Lake City, Utah, Terroir: Essays on Otherness

Sapir, Marc, Berkeley, California, “How’s It Going, Doc?” Peopled

Shah, Jacquelyn, Houston, Texas, Limited Engagement: A Way of Living

Schofield, Don, Macedonia, Greece, Angels, Elephants and Ants

Shroeder, Tom, St. Paul, Minnesota, Who is Enjoying the Shadow of Whom

Specker, Peter, Clearwater, Florida, My Life As Flash by 42nd Street Spike

 Tatrallyay, Geza, Barnard, Vermont, The Fencers

Tokaji, Diana, Silver Spring, Maryland, SIX WOMEN IN A CELL: A Story of Sisterhood and Survival After Police Assault

Weeks, Norman, Asheville, North Carolina, Autobioscenes & Necrographies

Williams, Megan, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Shock and Awe: One Mother’s Search for Meaning in the Philadelphia Police Department

Wilson, Keith, Naknek, Alaska, A Road Out of Naknek

Winakur, Jerald, Comfort, Texas, A Doctor in the Family: Humane Aging and the Culture of Medicine

Woychik, Chila, Shellsburg, Iowa, Singing the Land: A Rural Chronology

Yakoviev, Natasha, Stow, Massachusetts, The Education of Natasha: Paris ’68

 

Finalists

Anderson, Susan, Eugene, Oregon, Please Plant This Book Coast to Coast

Boyajy, Thomas, Boston, Massachusetts, Baby Boomer Memoir: Reflections on a Generation of Change

Cleave, Kaye, Oakland, California, My Beautiful, Reckless Girl

Hardin, Michael, Danville, Pennsylvania, Touched

Hasting, Kelli, Orlando, Florida, Rotten Minerva

Moriarity, Marilyn, Roanoke, Virginia, Slivers from a Broken World

Phan, Tuan, Quincy, Massachusetts, Remembering Water

Sapir, Marc, Berkeley, California, “How’s It Going, Doc?” Peopled

 

Winner of the 2018 Panther Creek Book Award in Non-Fiction:

Phan, Tuan, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Remembering Water

Again, we send our greatest gratitude and respect to all the writers who have submitted their work to us.  We want to honor and acknowledge every single of one of you, and wish you all the best success with your work.

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