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The Winners of the Self-Pub Competition

Grand Prize

Looking Up: A Memoir of Sisters, Survivors and Skokie

By Linda Pressman ($15). CreateSpace. Email: lookingupamemoir@hotmail.com. Web: barmitzvahzilla.blogspot.com.

Children’s Picture Books

First Place:

Wisdom the Midway Albatross

By Darcy Pattison ($11.99). Mims House. Email: darcy@darcypattison.com. Web: albatross.darcypattison.com.

Honorable Mentions:

1. Satchi and Little Star

By Donna Marie Seim ($19.95). Jetty House. Email: dseim@comcast.net. Web: donnaseim.com.

2. Until We Meet Again

By Susan Jones ($24.95). 50|50 Publishing. Email: susan@bookofferings.com. Web: bookofferings.com.

3. Bunny Finds the Right Stuff

By Emily Lim ($20). Mustard Seed Books. Email: emilylim888@yahoo.com. Web: mustardseedbook.com.

Genre Fiction

First Place:

Eirelan

By Liam O’Shiel ($17.50). CreateSpace. Email: highc.king@verizon.net. Web: eirelan.com.

Honorable Mentions:

1. Payback

By John Bell ($29.95). Info Publishing. Email: info@johnbellbooks.com. Web: johnbellbooks.com.

2. The Rocking Horse

By Gloria Zachgo ($11.99). CreateSpace. Web: facebook.com/pages/The-Rocking-Horse/410397255652287.

3. Polyxena

By H. Allenger ($32.95). iUniverse. Tel: (800)288-4677. Web: iuniverse.com.

4. Butterfly Kiss

By Iris Kamen ($14.95). AuthorHouse. Tel: (888)519-5121. Web: authorhouse.com.

5. Summer of the Suffragists

By Gayle Eggen Aanensen ($11.95). Square Mile Publishing. Email: gayleaanensen@aol.com. Web: gayleeggenaanensen.com.

6. The Dark Horde

By Brewin ($17.99). Ignis. Email: ignis@polybiusbooks.com. Web: www.thebrewin.com.

7. The Long Road to Paris

By Ed and Janet Howle ($22.99). Xlibris. Tel: (888)795-4274. Email: orders@xlibris.com. Web: thelongroadtoparis.com.

8. Stay Tuned

By Lauren Clark ($10.99). Monterey Press. Web: laurenclarkbooks.com.

Inspirational

First Place:

A Beautiful Grief

By Cheryl Eckl ($12.95). Flying Crane Press. Email: ce_comm@q.com. Web: abeautifulgrief.com.

Honorable Mentions:

1. When God Comes Near

By Marcia Gaddis ($19.95). Longbranch Press. Web: site.marciagaddis.com, longbranchpress.com.

2. Tapping Into God

By Debbie Belmessieri ($22.95). Balboa Press. Tel: (877)407-4847. Email: info@tappingintogodbook.com. Web: tappingintogodbook.com.

3. The Forgotten Mourners

By John’s Sister ($13.95). Outskirts Press. Tel: (888)672-6657. Email: johns_sister@yahoo.com. Web: outskirtspress.com.

4. Letters to My Son

By Mitch Carmody ($28). Beaver’s Pond Press. Tel: (952)829-8818. Email: heartlightstudios@gmail.com. Web: heartlightstudios.net.

Life Stories

First Place:

Barkers & Bones

By Phil Ribera ($16). Phil Ribera. Email: phil@philribera.com. Web: philribera.com.

Honorable Mentions:

1. Inside the Dementia Epidemic

By Martha Stettinius ($16.99). Dundee-Lakemont Press. Tel: (866)220-3592. Email: martha@dundee-lakemontpress.com. Web: insidedementia.com.

2. Salt In Our Blood

By Michele Longo Eder ($16.95). Dancing Moon Press. Tel: (541)265-3337. Email: info@dancingmoonpress.com. Web: saltinourblood.com.

3. Song on My Lips

By Stephen T. Botek, M.D. ($24.95). Granville Island Publishing. Tel: (604)688-0320. Email: info@granvilleislandpublishing.com. Web: granvilleislandpublishing.com.

4. A Thousand Letters Home

By Teresa K. Irish ($22). ATLH Publications. Email: teresa@athousandlettershome.com. Web: athousandlettershome.com.

Mainstream Fiction

First Place:

The Last of the Pascagoula

By Rebecca Meredith ($14.99). CreateSpace/La Sirene Press. Web: thelastofthepascagoula.com.

Honorable Mentions:

1. One Hundred Years of Marriage

By Louise Farmer Smith ($11). CreateSpace. Email: telllouise@gmail.com. Web: louisefarmersmith.com.

2. Why Won’t You Talk to Me?

By Richard Duggin ($16.95). Outskirts Press. Tel: (888)672-6657. Email: rduggin@unomaha.edu. Web: outskirtspress.com.

3. The Last Paradise

By Michael Kasenow ($19.95). iUniverse. Tel: (800)288-4677. Web: michaelkasenow.com.

4. Hallucination

By Kim Green ($19.95). BookLogix. Tel: (770)346-9979. Email: kg@hallucinationthenovel.com. Web: hallucinationthenovel.com.

5. The Complex

By Scott Evans ($14). CreateSpace. Web: createspace.com.

6. Shadow on the Wall

By Pavarti K. Tyler ($11.95). Fighting Monkey Press. Web: fightingmonkeypress.com.

7. In Sparta

By Mark Wagstaff ($9.98). Matador. Email: enquiries@troubador.co.uk. Web: troubador.co.uk, markwagstaff.com.

8. Father Tierney Stumbles

By John Shekleton ($16.95). iUniverse. Tel: (800)288-4677. Web: iuniverse.com.

Middle Grade/Young Adult

First Place:

Farsighted

By Emlyn Chand ($12.95). Blue Crown Press. Email: author@emlynchand.com. Web: emlynchand.com.

Honorable Mentions:

1. Address Unknown

By Charles B. Warren ($8.99). CreateSpace. Web: charleswarrenauthor.com/address-unknown.htm.

2. Dispensing Justice

By Fritz Freiheit ($15.99). Liberty IV Publishing. Email: fritz@acm.org. Web: dispensingjustice.com.

Nonfiction

First Place:

The Davis Farmers Market Cookbook

By Georgeanne Brennan and Ann M. Evans ($24.95). Mirabelle Press. Email: info@davisfarmersmarketcookbook.com. Web: davisfarmersmarketcookbook.com.

Honorable Mentions:

1. The Goldsboro Broken Arrow

By Joel Dobson ($19.99). Lulu. Email: info@thegoldsborobrokenarrow.com. Web: thegoldsborobrokenarrow.com.

2. Coming Home

By Deborah Duda ($16.95). Synergy Books. Web: deborahduda.com.

3. Unvanquished

By Peter Hetherington ($24.95). Pingora Press. Email: pahetherington@att.net. Web: josephpilsudski.com.

Poetry

First Place:

After Beauty

By Yvonne Postelle ($22). Red Berry Press. Tel: (510)525-8624. Email: jane@redberryeditions.com. Web: redberryeditions.com.

Honorable Mentions:

1. Streetlight Sonata

By J.R. Simons ($8.95). The Jovialities Entertainment Co. Tel: (440)323-1512. Email: jovialities@excite.com. Web: jovialities.8m.com.

2. Life Power Soul

By Junious R. Ward ($10.95). iUniverse. Tel: (800)288-4677. Web: jwardpoetry.com.

Reference

First Place:

Colorado Adventure Guide

By Charlie Nuttelman ($24.95). Jagged Mountain Publishing. Email: info@jaggedmountainpublishing.com. Web: jaggedmountainpublishing.com.

Honorable Mention:

1. InvestiDate: How to Investigate Your Date

By Maria Coder ($12.99). CreateSpace. Email: investidate@gmail.com. Web: investidateyourdate.com.

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