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January Community List - MWPA's 2020 Maine Literary Award Winners

While 2020 may be a year we'd all like to leave behind, the one thing we want to celebrate before writing that year off is the 2020 Maine Literary Award Winners! For the entire month of January, every purchase of a winner's title means a 10% donation to Maine Writers and Publishers Alliance, an organization we have had the pleasure and privilege to partner with for many events.

You can learn more about MWPA here and keep an eye on some of our event partnerships for this year:
February 2 - Susan Conley launches LANDSLIDE with Lily King → PREORDER HERE
February 9 - Kate Russo launches SUPER HOST → PREORDER HERE
March 2 - W. S. Winslow launches THE NORTHERN REACH → PREORDER HERE
March 4 - Arisa White launches WHO'S YOUR DADDY →  PREORDER HERE

2020 MWPA DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Betsy Sholl for exceptional and steadfast contributions to the Maine literary arts as a poet and teacher.

Book Award for Crime Fiction
Gerry Boyle, Random Act

Book Award for Fiction

Jason Brown, A Faithful but Melancholy Account of Several Barbarities Lately Committed

Book Award for Nonfiction
Jane Brox, Silence

Book Award for Memoir
Maureen Stanton, Body Leaping Backward

Book Award for Poetry
Kristen Case, Principles of Economics

John N. Cole Award for Maine Nonfiction
Michael Norton, Chasing Maine's Second

Book Award for Young People's Literature
Arisa White, Biddy Mason Speaks Up

Book Award for Children's 
Charlotte Agell, Maybe Tomorrow?

Book Award for Speculative Fiction
*No award will be given this year. 

Book Award for Excellence in Publishing
Scott T. Hanson, Restoring Your Historic House (Tilbury House) 
Alan Silken & Cory Silken, Setting Sail in America (Seapoint Books) 

Book Award for Anthology
Martha White, ed., E.B. White, On Democracy

Rough Cradle Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781882295739
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Published: Alice James Books - April 1st, 2009

House of Sparrows: New and Selected Poems (Wisconsin Poetry Series) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9780299323042
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Published: University of Wisconsin Press - February 19th, 2019

Random ACT: A Jack McMorrow Mystery #12 Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781944762681
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Published: Islandport Press - June 4th, 2019

A Faithful But Melancholy Account of Several Barbarities Lately Committed Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781945829246
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Published: Missouri Review Books - December 15th, 2019

Silence: A Social History of One of the Least Understood Elements of Our Lives Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780544702486
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - January 15th, 2019

Body Leaping Backward: Memoir of a Delinquent Girlhood Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781328900234
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - July 16th, 2019

Principles of Economics Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780986187650
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Published: Switchback Books - March 27th, 2019

Chasing Maine's Second: A Fight for Congress in Paradise Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780578574042
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Published: Blue Pickerel LLC - October 21st, 2019

Biddy Mason Speaks Up Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781597144032
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Published: Heyday Books - February 1st, 2019

Maybe Tomorrow? (a story about loss, healing, and friendship) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338214888
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Published: Scholastic Press - March 26th, 2019

Restoring Your Historic House: The Comprehensive Guide for Homeowners Cover Image
By Scott T. Hanson, David Clough (By (photographer))
$49.95
ISBN: 9780884484905
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - December 10th, 2019

Setting Sail in America: The Remarkable Story of Herreshoff's S Class Sailboats Cover Image
By Alan Silken, Cory Silken (Photographer), Fred Roy (Foreword by)
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ISBN: 9780998556529
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Published: Seapoint Books - July 26th, 2019

On Democracy Cover Image
By E. B. White, Jon Meacham (Foreword by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062905451
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 30th, 2020