We are excited and honored to have announced the 2015 grand prize award winners at the third annual Chanticleer Authors Conference’s Awards Banquet held on Saturday, April. 30th, 2016 at the Hotel Bellwether by beautiful Bellingham Bay, Wash.
We want to thank all of those who entered and participated in the fiercely competitive 2015 Chanticleer International Writing Competitions.
Our next Awards Banquet will be held on April 1st, 2017, for the 2016 winners. Enter your book or manuscript in a contest today!
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The Chanticleer Grand Prize Award 2015 for Overall Best Book:
Daughter of Destiny by Nicole Evelina was awarded the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize for the Best Book in the 2015 Chanticleer International Writing Competitions. Congratulations to author Nicole Evelina.
The Chanticleer Genre Grand Prize 2015 Winners are as follows:
The Cygnus Grand Prize for SciFi and Fantasy Fiction 2015 was awarded to:
The Great Symmetry
by James Wells
The Journey Grand Prize Ribbon for Narrative Non-fiction 2015 was awarded to:
Rhythm for Sale
by Grant Harper Reid
The M&M Grand Prize Ribbon for Mystery & Mayhem Fiction 2015 was awarded to:
There’s Something About Marty
by Wendy Delaney
The Dante Rossetti Grand Prize Ribbon for YA Fiction 2015 was awarded to:
The Girl and the Clockwork Cat
by Nikki McCormack
The Chaucer Grand Prize Ribbon for Historical Fiction 2015 was awarded to:
by Robert A Wright
The Laramie Grand Prize Ribbon for Western, Pioneer, Civil War Fiction 2015 was awarded to:
Doctor Kinney’s Housekeeper
by Sara Dahmen
The Chatelaine Grand Prize Ribbon for Women’s Fiction and Romantic Fiction 2015 was awarded to:
Daughter of Destiny
by Nicole Evelina
The CLUE Grand Prize Ribbon for Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Fiction 2015 was awarded to:
by Lonna Enox
The Paranormal Grand Prize Ribbon for Paranormal/Supernatural Fiction 2015 was awarded to:
The Aurora Affair
by Carolyn Haley
The Somerset Grand Prize Ribbon for Literary, Contemporary, & Mainstream Fiction 2015 was awarded to:
by Richard Lenz
Now this is something to CROW about!
Please note that the above awards are for submissions that we received in 2015. The award winners were acknowledge at the 2016 annual Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 30th, 2016.
The winners of the 2016 Chanticleer Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions (works entered in 2016) will be recognized at the 2017 Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Banquet held April 1st, 2017. Reserve your spot now.
We invite you to read the Chanticleer editorial book reviews of these stellar works. The reviews will be published on our website and in the Chanticleer Reviews online magazine. If they are not currently posted, they will be posted as they are reviewed! Congratulations, again, to these award winning authors!
For more information about the Chanticleer International Writing Competitions, please visit our Writing Contests pages.
We are currently accepting 2016 and 2017 contest entries: CBR International Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions.
We would like to thank our sponsors who make the Chanticleer Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions and the Chanticleer Authors Conference possible.