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The Dante Rossetti Awards recognize emerging new talent and outstanding works in the genre of Young Adult Fiction.


Finalists will compete for 1st Place Category positions. First Place Category winners will compete for Overall Best of The Dante Rossetti Awards for Young Adult  Fiction 2013.

The Dante Rossetti Awards 2013 for Y/A Fiction is a division of Chanticleer Blue Ribbon Awards Writing Competitions.

These Finalists have made it through the first 3 rounds of competition and are presently making the next series of rounds. From here on out, each round is increasingly more competitive as the judges determine if the works will move forward in the final rounds.

Titles & Authors Finalists for the Dante Rossetti Awards for Young Adult Fiction 2013  are:

  • The Immortal Game  by Joannah Miley
  • Creatura by Nely Cab
  • The Appeal of Evil by Pembroke Sinclair
  • All is Silence by Robert L. Slater
  • Great Beat Blues by Melissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel
  • The Great Empty by Anita Melillo
  • I, Walter by Mike Hartner
  • The Hourglass by Barbie Ray
  • Cryptic Spaces by Deen Ferrell
  • The Knoll by Ginger Cucolo
  • The Mouse Catcher: Witches Beware  by Julie G. Helm
  • Seeds of Eden, The Concilium Series by Paige Watson
  • Dangerous Road by Jenny Clark
  • Pause, Rewind, Play by Priyanuj Mazumdar
  • The Borealis Genome by Thomas P. Wise and Nancy Wise
  • The Elementals by L. M. Peralta
  • The Undead by Elsie Elmore
  • Al d’Rien (The Power of the Trilogy) by Sarah Beste
  • Black Crow, White Lies by Candi Sary
  • Spirit Legacy by E.E.Holmes
  • Snow Babies by Michael Beyer
  • Against All Odds by Patricia Vanasse
  • The Way It Was for Ruby by Henrietta Cole
  • Morgan Kilvein: So In Lies the Life and Times by J.M. Colbert
  • The Life and Times of a Perfectly Sane Psycho by Ashleigh Mounser
  • Sanctuary by Pauline Creeden
  • The Crimson Purpose by Kelly L. Ward
  • Fiona Thorn and the Carapacem Spell by Jen Barton
  • The Race by Della Loredo
  • Leon Martin and the Fantasy Girl by Andre Swartley
  • The Running Club by Adam Heilbrunn
  • A Town Bewitched by Suzanne de Montigny
  • Prodigy Genius by DC
  • Through the Bleary Eyes of an Aging Adolescent by Zan Sabatini
  • Eyes of Aeden by Linda Creel
  • Fall from Grace by Linda Creel

Now this is something to CROW about!

Congratulations to the Dante Rossetti 2013 Finalists!

Good luck to all in the next competitive rounds for 1st Place Categories!

1st Place Category winners will be announced before Feb. 28th, 2014.

We are now accepting entries into the Dante Rossetti Awards for 2014.  Click here for more info.