The Official List of the Chanticleer 2014 Grand Prize Winners of the Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions

We are excited and honored to have announced the 2014 grand prize award winners at the second annual Chanticleer Authors Conference's Awards Banquet held on Tuesday, Sept. 29th, 2015 at the Hotel Bellwether by beautiful Bellingham Bay, Wash.

The SOMERSET 2014 AWARDS First Place Category Winners for Literary and Blended Genre Fiction

The SOMERSET Awards recognize emerging new talent and outstanding works in Literary and Blended Genre Fiction. The First Place Category Winners will be recognized at the Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Gala held in late September 2015.


Is Technology our Salvation? An award winning dystopian tale for adults that takes place in the not too distant future.

The Somerset Awards for Literary & Mainstream Fiction: First in Category Winners

The Somerset Awards recognize emerging new talent and outstanding works in the genre of Contemporary, Mainstream, and Literary Fiction; a division of Chanticleer Writing Competitions. This contest division is named after W. Somerset Maugham (1874- 1965), author of "The Moon and Sixpence," "Of Human Bondage," "Razor’s Edge," and other literary masterpieces. Maugham was trained and qualified as a medical doctor. He served in the Red Cross ambulatory corps in WWI, then was recruited in the British Secret Service.