Narrative Non-FictionThe results for the Finalists for the 2014 Journey Awards are in!

The Journey Awards recognizes new and emerging talent in the genre of Narrative Non-Fiction. It is a division of the Chanticleer Book Reviews Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions.

There are nine sub-categories for the Journey Awards for Narrative Non-Fiction.

Congratulations are in order to the following authors whose works have made it out of the slush pile and past the first round of judging. These works will go on to compete for First Place Category Winner for their respective categories within the 2014 Journey Awards for Narrative Non-Fiction. First Place Category Winners receive a competitive prize package including: shelf talkers, digital award badges, stickers, a complimentary book review and more.

Soviet Letters by Michael Schneiderstein

One Thousand Days in the Asylum by Shanny Nadudvary

Coulda, Woulda, Shouda: a Mother’s Lessons, Learnings, and Insights from Her Daughter’s Battle with Cancer by Kenna P. Marriott

Thwarted Escape: A Journey of Migrant Trails and Returns by Lopa Banerjee

Five Thousand Brothers in Law: Love in Angola Prison by Shannon Hager

Caregiving Our Loved Ones by Nanette Davis

Once Upon a Road Trip by Angela N. Blount

The Breast is History: An Intimate History of Breast Cancer by Bronwyn Hope

Private Svoboda: Hope is the Last to Die by Steven Roberts 

Horse Vet; Chronicles of a Mobile Veterinarian by Courtney S. Diehl, DVM

Three Day Rule by Jack L.Cooper

Moroccan Musings by Anne B. Barriault

Waking Reality by Donna LeClair

CURBChek Reload by Zach Fortier

Bread and Butter: a Memoir and Recipes From a Writer’s Hearth by Jane Ward

The Accidental Teacher: Life Lessons from My Silent Son – an Autism Memoir by Annie Lubliner Lehmann


Entry into the 2015 Journey Awards is now open. The deadline is February 28, 2015.