Maine Literary Award

Given by Maine Writers & Publishers Alliance

218 obres 24,751 Llibres 1,554 Ressenyes ½ 3.9
Tots, Winner (114), Finalist (104)
Tots, 2021 (9), 2020 (5), 2019 (20), 2018 (20), 2017 (23), 2016 (26), 2015 (33), 2014 (31), 2013 (18), 2011 & 2012 (1), 2012 (12), 2011 (5), 2009 (14)

Winner 114

Within Plain Sight: A Detective Byron Mystery (A John Byron Novel Book 4) de Bruce Robert CoffinCrime Fiction2021
Another Work is Possible de Joshua A. KleinExcellence in Publishing2021
Blue Summer de Jim NicholsFiction2021
Maine and American Art: The Farnsworth Art Museum de Michael K. KomaneckyMaine Nonfiction2021
From the Mountains to the Sea de Peter TaylorMaine Nonfiction2021
Sigh, Gone: A Misfit's Memoir of Great Books, Punk Rock, and the Fight to Fit In de Phuc TranMemoir2021
Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains de Kerri ArsenaultNonfiction2021
The Century: Poems de Éireann LorsungPoetry2021
Dark Blood Comes from the Feet de Emma J. GibbonSpeculative Fiction2021
Random Act de Gerry BoyleCrime Fiction2020
A Faithful but Melancholy Account of Several Barbarities Lately Committed de Jason BrownFiction2020
Chasing Maine's Second: A Fight for Congress in Paradise de Michael NortonMaine Nonfiction2020
Body Leaping Backward: Memoir of a Delinquent Girlhood de Maureen StantonMemoir2020
Silence de Jane BroxNonfiction2020
Isako Isako de Mia Ayumi MalhotraExcellence in Publishing2019
Return to Moose River: In Search of the Spirit of the Great North Woods de Earl BrechlinMaine themed Nonfiction2019
Wayfarer: A Memoir de James S. Rockefeller Jr.Memoir2019
Midden (Poets Out Loud) de Julia BouwsmaPoetry2019
The Lies They Tell de Gillian FrenchYoung People's Literature2019
A Piece of the World de Christina Baker KlineFiction2018
One Man’s Maine: Essays on a Love Affair de Jim KrosschellJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction2018
Redeeming Ruth: Everything Life Takes, Love Restores de Meadow Rue MerrillMemoir2018
The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America de Frances FitzGeraldNonfiction2018
Work by bloodlight : poems de Julia BouwsmaPoetry2018
Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymr de John CrowleySpeculative Fiction2018
Grit de Gillian FrenchYoung People’s Literature2018
Take Heart: Poems from Maine de Wesley McNairAnthology2017
Baby Bear's Not Hibernating de Lynn PlourdeChildren’s2017
Straw Man de Gerry BoyleCrime Fiction2017
Stop Here, This is the Place de Susan ConleyExcellence in Publishing2017
Vexation Lullaby: A Novel de Justin TussingFiction2017
CAUGHT time. place. fish de Glen LibbyJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction2017
Poor Your Soul de Mira PtacinMemoir2017
Modified: GMOs and the Threat to Our Food, Our Land, Our Future de Caitlin ShetterlyNonfiction2017
American Character: A History of the Epic Struggle Between Individual Liberty and the Common Good de Colin WoodardNonfiction2017
Booker's Point (Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry) de Megan GrumblingPoetry2017
The Time Train de Eric M. BosargeSpeculative Fiction2017
Wrecked de Maria PadianYoung People’s Literature2017
A Gateless Garden: Quotes by Maine Women Writers de Liza BakewellAnthology2016
The Lemonade Hurricane: A Story of Mindfulness and Meditation de Licia MorelliChildren’s2016
An Unbeaten Man de Brendan RiellyCrime Fiction2016
Historical Atlas of Maine de Stephen J. HornsbyExcellence in Publishing2016
Closer All the Time de Jim NicholsFiction2016
Ghost Buck: The Legacy of One Man's Family and its Hunting Traditions de Dean BennettJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction2016
How to Cook a Moose: A Culinary Memoir de Kate ChristensenMemoir2016
Love and Other Ways of Dying: Essays de Michael PaternitiNonfiction2016
Little Arias (First Book) de Kristen CasePoetry2016
Either the Beginning or the End of the World de Terry FarishYoung People’s Literature2016
The Story I Want to Tell: Explorations in the Art of Writing de The Telling RoomAnthology2015
Adventures in vacationland de Mark Scott RickettsChildren's Literature2015
And Grant You Peace de Kate FloraCrime Fiction2015
Before We Eat: From Farm to Table de Pat BrissonExcellence in Publishing Award2015
Francament, Frank (Catalan Edition) de Richard FordFiction2015
Island Naturalist de Kathie FiveashJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction2015
The Prince of los Cocuyos: A Miami Childhood de Richard BlancoMemoir2015
Pigs Can't Swim: A Memoir (A Merloyd Lawrence Book) de Helen PeppeMemoir2015
The Footloose American: Following the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America de Brian KevinNonfiction2015
Otherwise unseeable de Betsy ShollPoetry2015
The Spy Catchers of Maple Hill de Megan Frazer BlakemoreYoung People's Literature2015
E. B. White on Dogs de Martha WhiteAnthology2014
You're Wearing THAT to School?! de Lynn PlourdeChildren's2014
Sunrise (A John Bekker Mystery) de Al LamandaCrime Fiction2014
Maine: Island Time de Michael WeymouthExcellence in Publishing Award2014
Sparta de Roxana RobinsonFiction2014
The New England gardener's year : a month-by-month guide for Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and upstate New York de Reeser ManleyJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-Themed Nonfiction2014
Why We Make Things and Why It Matters: The Education of a Craftsman de Peter KornMenoir2014
The Sea and Civilization: A Maritime History of the World de Lincoln PaineNonfiction2014
In someone else's house : poems de Christian BarterPoetry2014
SEVENTEEN: Book One (Volume 1) de Mark D. DiehlSpeculative Fiction2014
Out of Nowhere de Maria PadianYoung Adult2014
Exit 13 : a Maine guidebook in stories and poemsAnthology2013
One Cool Friend de Toni BuzzeoChildren's2013
Redemption de Kate FloraCrime Fiction2013
Interventions: A Novella & Three Stories (High and Dry; Horseman; Intervention; The Whore's Child) de Richard RussoExcellence in Publishing Award2013
Life Among Giants: A Novel de Bill RoorbachFiction2013
The Rosie's Bakery All-Butter, Cream-Filled, Sugar-Packed Baking Book de Judy RosenbergFiction2013
The changing nature of the Maine woods de Andrew M. BartonJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction2013
When We Were the Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine de Monica WoodMemoir2013
Babel No More: The Search for the World's Most Extraordinary Language Learners de Michael ErardNonfiction2013
Looking for the Gulf Motel de Richard BlancoPoetry2013
The Reawakening de Joseph SouzaSpeculative Fiction2013
Girl Unmoored de Jennifer Gooch HummerYoung Adult2013
Out & Allied: An Anthology of Performance Pieces Written by LGBTQ Youth and Allies de Cathy PlourdeAnthology2012
Sammy in the Sky de Barbara WalshChildren's Literature2012
Trespasser de Paul DoironCrime Fiction2012
This Strange Land de Shara McCallumExcellence in Publishing Award2012
The Sweet Relief of Missing Children: A Novel de Sarah BraunsteinFiction2012
Father of the Rain de Lily KingFiction2012
Eric Hopkins : above and beyond de Carl LittleJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction2012
The Foremost Good Fortune de Susan ConleyMemoir2011 & 2012
Settled in the Wild: Notes from the Edge of Town de Susan Hand ShetterlyNonfiction2012
American Nations: A History of the Eleven Rival Regional Cultures of North America de Colin WoodardNonfiction2012
The hallelujah of listening de Preston H. HoodPoetry2012
Please don't go de Eric DimblebySpeculative Fiction2012
Lost Trail: Nine Days Alone in the Wilderness de Donn FendlerYoung Adult Literature2012
Maine in Four Seasons: 20 Poets Celebrate the Turning Year de Wesley McNairAnthology2011
The Fish House Door de Robert BaldwinChildren's Literature2011
Phantom Noise de Brian TurnerExcellence in Publishing Award2011
Penetralia : poems de Richard FoersterPoetry2011
Touch Blue de Cynthia LordYoung Adult Literature2011
The Unnameables de Ellen Booraemhonorable mention2009
Full Fathom Five: A Daughter's Search de Mary Lee Coe Fowlerhonorable mention2009
The Next Country de Idra Noveyhonorable mention2009
The Dump Man's Treasures de Lynn Plourdehonorable mention2009
King Baby de Lia Purpurahonorable mention2009
A Healing Touch: True Stories of Life, Death, and Hospice de Richard Russohonorable mention2009
Give a Goat de Jan West Schrockhonorable mention2009
A Darker, Sweeter String de Lee Sharkeyhonorable mention2009
Lincoln: The Biography of a Writer de Fred Kaplanwinner2009
Place Called Maine: 24 Writers on the Maine Experience de Wesley McNairwinner2009
The Usable Field de Jane Meadwinner2009
Brett McCarthy: Work In Progress de Maria Padianwinner2009
Cost de Roxana Robinsonwinner2009
Woman Who Speaks Tree: confessions of a tree hugger de Linda Tatelbaumwinner2009

Finalist 104

Beyond the Truth: A Detective Byron Mystery (A John Byron Novel Book 3) de Bruce Robert CoffinCrime Fiction2019
Death and a Pot of Chowder de Cornelia KiddCrime Fiction2019
Stowed Away de Barbara RossCrime Fiction2019
The Futility Experts de Margaret BroucekFiction2019
Bealport: A Novel of a Town de Jeffrey LewisFiction2019
Bopper’s Progress de John ManderinoFiction2019
Herbert L. Welch: Black Ghosts and Art in a Maine Guide's Wilderness de Graydon HilyardJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction2019
Hands Employed Aright: The Furniture Making of Jonathan Fisher (1768-1847) de Joshua A. KleinJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction2019
Enjoying the Ride: Two Generations of Tragedy and Triumph de Mitch SturgeonMemoir2019
The Moralist: Woodrow Wilson and the World He Made de Patricia O'TooleNonfiction2019
In the Hurricane's Eye: The Genius of George Washington and the Victory at Yorktown (The American Revolution Series) de Nathaniel PhilbrickNonfiction2019
Into the Raging Sea: Thirty-Three Mariners, One Megastorm, and the Sinking of El Faro de Rachel SladeNonfiction2019
Appalachians Run Amok de Adrian BlevinsPoetry2019
Finchosaurus de Gail DonovanYoung People’s Literature2019
The Dollar Kids de Jennifer Richard JacobsonYoung People’s Literature2019
Do seals ever . . . ? : sea lions, walruses, and manatees de Fran HodgkinsChildren’s2018
Death Warmed Over (the Thea Kozak Mystery Series, Book 8) de Kate FloraCrime Fiction2018
Wendigo de Vaughn C. HardackerCrime Fiction2018
Deadly Trespass de Sandra D. NeilyCrime Fiction2018
A Man for All Oceans: Captain Joshua Slocum and the First Solo Voyage Around the World de Stan GraysonExcellence in Publishing2018
The Girl of the Lake: Stories de Bill Roorbachfiction2018
Where Edges Don't Hold: A Small Island Miscellany de Christina Marsden GillisJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction2018
Settling twice : lessons from then and now de Deborah Joy CoreyMemoir2018
I Know It in My Heart: Walking through Grief with a Child de Mary E. Plouffe PhDMemoir2018
Blazing Ahead: Benton MacKaye, Myron Avery, and the Rivalry That Built the Appalachian Trail de Jeffrey H. RyanNonfiction2018
The Unfastening de Wesley McNairPoetry2018
American Ghost de Paul GuernseySpeculative Fiction2018
The Glass Town Game de Catherynne M. ValenteYoung People’s Literature2018
Halfway Wild de Laura FreudigChildren’s2017
Led Astray de Kate FloraCrime Fiction2017
They Could Live with Themselves de Jodi PaloniFiction2017
Unknown Caller: A Novel (Yellow Shoe Fiction) de Debra SparkFiction2017
Acadia National Park: A Centennial Celebration de Tom Blagden Jr.John N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction2017
In the Darkroom de Susan FaludiMemoir2017
A Good Man with a Dog: A Game Warden's 25 Years in the Maine Woods de Roger GuayMemoir2017
The Electrifying Fall of Rainbow City: Spectacle and Assassination at the 1901 World's Fair de Margaret CreightonNonfiction2017
Walking Backwards de Lee SharkeyPoetry2017
The Island of Beyond de Elizabeth AtkinsonYoung People’s Literature2017
Wired Man and Other Freaks of Nature (Fiction - Young Adult) de Sashi KaufmanYoung People’s Literature2017
One Maine Christmas Eve de Douglas CoffinChildren’s2016
The Secret Bay de Kimberly RidleyChildren’s2016
The Precipice de Paul DoironCrime Fiction2016
The Fisherman de Vaughn C. HardackerCrime Fiction2016
Well Read, Well Fed; A Year of Great Reads and Simple Dishes for Book Groups de Marcia F. BrownExcellence in Publishing2016
Enchanted August: A Novel de Brenda BowenFiction2016
The Eastern Book One : The Early Years de Deborah GouldFiction2016
Sadie's Winter Dream : Fishermen's Wives & Maine Sea Coast Mission Hooked Rugs 1923-1938 de Judith Burger-GossartJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction2016
Birth, Death, and a Tractor: Connecting An Old Farm To a New Family de Kelly Payson-RoopchandJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction2016
Letters from Erastus: Field Notes on Grace de Anne D. EmersonMemoir2016
The Negotiator: A Memoir de George J. MitchellMemoir2016
Plucked: A History of Hair Removal (Biopolitics) de Rebecca M. HerzigNonfiction2016
River road : poems de Richard FoersterPoetry2016
Blissful Books & Beasts Beneath de Juss StinsonSpeculative Fiction2016
The Sugar Mountain Snow Ball de Elizabeth AtkinsonYoung People’s Literature2016
Azalea, Unschooled de Liza KleinmanYoung People’s Literature2016
Out & Allied Volume 2: An Anthology of Performance Pieces by LGBTQ Youth & Allies de Cathy PlourdeAnthology2015
Island voices II : Poetry of Monhegan de various poets of Monhegan IslandAnthology2015
The Secret Galaxy (Tilbury House Nature) de Fran HodgkinsChildren's2015
Albie's First Word: A Tale Inspired by Albert Einstein's Childhood de Jacqueline TourvilleChildren's2015
The Bone Orchard de Paul DoironCrime Fiction2015
Sniper de Vaughn C. HardackerCrime Fiction2015
Bitter Crossing (A Peyton Cote Novel) de D. A. KeeleyCrime Fiction2015
The Soda Bottle School: A True Story of Recycling, Teamwork, and One Crazy Idea de Laura KutnerExcellence in Publishing2015
Money Money Money Water Water Water de Jane MeadExcellence in Publishing2015
River Talk de C. B. AndersonFiction2015
A Year After Henry: A Novel de Cathie PelletierFiction2015
The Remedy for Love: A Novel de Bill RoorbachFiction2015
Eating in Maine : at home, on the town, and on the road de Jillian BedellJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction2015
Voting Down the Rose de Anne B. GassJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction2015
Life in Prison: Eight Hours at a Time de Robert ReillyMemoir2015
Caffeinated: How Our Daily Habit Helps, Hurts, and Hooks Us de Murray CarpenterNonfiction2015
Superstorm: Nine Days Inside Hurricane Sandy de Kathryn MilesNonfiction2015
Motels where we lived de Claire MillikinPoetry2015
Same old story de Dawn PotterPoetry2015
Detroit as Barn: Poems de Crystal WilliamsPoetry2015
The Other Way Around (Fiction - Young Adult) de Sashi KaufmanYoung Adult2015
The Fog of Forgetting de G.A. MorganYoung Adult2015
Port city poems : contemporary poets celebrate Portland, Maine de Marcia F. BrownAnthology2014
A poet's sourcebook : writing about poetry, from the ancient world to the present de Dawn PotterAnthology2014
The perfect Christmas egg de Kelly EllerbrookChildren's2014
The Secret Pool de Kimberly RidleyChildren's2014
Massacre Pond de Paul DoironCrime Fiction2014
The Eye of the Whale de Jennifer O'ConnellExcellence in Publishing2014
Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles de Jr. Ron CurrieFiction2014
Orphan Train de Christina Baker KlineFiction2014
Art of Katahdin de David LittleJohn N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction2014
This Cider Still Tastes Funny!: Further Adventures of a Game Warden in Maine de John Ford Sr.John N. Cole Award for Maine-themed Nonfiction2014
Lifesaving Lessons: Notes from an Accidental Mother de Linda GreenlawMemoir2014
World Locked In: Six Weeks in Coma and Beyond de Mark HathawayMemoir2014
Deer Isle's undefeated America's Cup crews : humble heroes from a downeast island de Mark J. GabrielsonNonfiction2014
Bill Moss : fabric artist and designer de Marilyn MossNonfiction2014
The next hunger de Kimberly Cloutier GreenPoetry2014
Calendars of Fire de Lee SharkeyPoetry2014
The Perseid Collapse de Steven KonkolySpeculative Fiction2014
Necessity's Child de Sharon LeeSpeculative Fiction2014
The Water Castle de Megan Frazer BlakemoreYoung Adults2014
A Girl Called Problem de Katie QuirkYoung Adults2014
Bad Little Falls de Paul DoironCrime Fiction2013
The Body in the Boudoir de Katherine Hall PageCrime Fiction2013
Red ruby heart in a cold blue sea de Morgan Callan RogersFiction2013
The Pretty Girl: Novella and Stories de Debra SparkFiction2013
Two Men Ten Suns de Jeff FoltzSpeculative Fiction2013
Aequitas de Katherine SilvaSpeculative Fiction2013
Clammed Up de Barbara RossCrime Fiction


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