And The Winner Is…

Algonquin authors have been getting some attention lately, snatching up awards and nominations.

The International Network Of Golf is a 20-year-old, non-profit, media-based networking organization whose mission is to enhance and promote communication and education in golf. At the 17th annual ING Media Awards, James Dodson took first place in the “Book Author” category for his book A Son of the Game.

Since 1953, Western Writers of America has promoted and honored the best in Western literature with the annual Spur Awards. The awards are given for works whose inspiration, image, and literary excellence best represent the reality and spirit of the American West. Robert Olmstead took the award for “Best Western Short Novel” with Far Bright Star.

Amy Stewart’s Wicked Plants was one of four titles to win the American Horticultural Society’s 2010 Book of the Year award.

Bill Smith is the “Best Chef: Southeastern” nominee for the 2010 James Beard Foundation Award.

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Secret Son by Laila Lalami is on the longlist for the Orange Prize for Fiction.


We’re just so proud!

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