Shortlist, 2015 PEN Southwest Book Awards

PEN Texas is pleased to announce the shortlisted titles for the 2015 Southwest Book Awards. The winners in each category will receive a $500 prize. PEN Texas will issue a formal announcement re: winning titles in January 2016.

Creative Nonfiction
Judge: Nicole Stewart Schlesinger

ison Tara Ison
Reeling through Life: How I Learned to Live, Love and Die at the Movies
Soft Skull Press
meyer Kimberly Meyer
The Book of Wanderings: A Mother-Daughter Pilgrimage
Little, Brown and Company
turchi Peter Turchi
A Muse and a Maze: Writing as Puzzle, Mystery, and Magic
Trinity University Press

Judge: Antonio Ruiz-Camacho

celt Adrienne Celt
The Daughters
Liveright / W. W. Norton
haynes David Haynes
A Star in the Face of the Sky
New Rivers Press
story Peter J. Story
Things Grak Hates
Paper Newt

Judge: R. Flowers Rivera

cortez Sarah Cortez
Cold Blue Steel
Texas Review Press
gonzalez Ray Gonzalez
Beautiful Wall
BOA Editions
hedgecoke Allison Adelle Hedge Coke
Coffee House Press
stratton W. K. Stratton
Ranchero Ford / Dying in Red Dirt Country
Lamar University Press

2 Responses to Shortlist, 2015 PEN Southwest Book Awards

  1. […] other news, The Daughters is on the shortlist for the 2015 PEN Southwest Book Award (!!!), which is an infinite delight to me, no less because I share the shortlist (me in fiction, […]

  2. Abrazos & congrats to Kip Stratton (aka W.K. Stratton) & Sarah Cortez.

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