The Forward National Literature Award

    2011 Forward National Literature Award Winners.


First Place Winners

General Fiction 
    Author: Patricia K. Lichen
    Title: Kidnapping The Lorax


Picture/Children’s Books
    Author: Lee Wardlaw
    Title: Won Ton


Middle Grade/Chapter Books
    Author: Melissa Studdard
    Title: Six Weeks To Yehidah


Fantasy
    Author: A. C. Crispin
    Title: The Price Of Freedom


Mystery
    Author: Joshua Graham
    Title: Darkroom


Romance
    Author: Carole Matthews
    Title: The Chocolate Lovers' Club


Historical Fiction
    Author: Talia Carner
    Title: Jerusalem Maiden


Humor
    Author: Bill Kirton
    Title: The Sparrow Conundrum


Drama
    Author: Susan Wingate
    Title: Drowning


Short Story Collections
    Authors:  A. Fuller, K. Morgan, et al.  
    Title: The Emory Pulse



Second Place Winners 


Picture/Children’s Books
    Author: Giles Paley-Phillips
    Title: The Fearsome Beastie


Middle Grade/Chapter Books
    Author: John Booth
    Title: Wizards


Teen/Young Adult
    Author: Ian Alexander
    Title: Once We Were Kings


Fantasy
    Author: Scarlet Black
    Title: Salem Moon


Mystery
    Author: Bill Kirton
    Title: The Darkness


Romance
    Author: Reid Lance Rosenthal 
    Title: Threads West


Historical Fiction
    Author: Gerald Blumenthal
    Title: The Brass Compass


Humor
    Author: Mark Everett Stone 
    Title: Things To Do In Denver When You're Un-Dead


Drama
    Author: Kimberly Kinrade
    Title: Forbidden Mind


Short Story Collections
    Author: Alan Davis
    Title: So Bravely Vegetative

Congratulations, and thank you to the 2011 judges!