Blue-Ribbons-300x2001.jpgWe are excited and honored to have announced the 2016 grand prize award winners at the third annual Chanticleer Authors Conference’s  Awards Banquet held on Saturday, April. 1st, 2017 at the Hotel Bellwether by beautiful Bellingham Bay, Wash.

We want to thank all of those who entered and participated in the fiercely competitive 2016 Chanticleer International Writing Competitions.

Our next Awards Banquet will be held on April 1st, 2018, for the 2017 winners. Enter your book or manuscript in a contest today!

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The Chanticleer Grand Prize Award 2016 for Overall Best Book:

 

The Ugly by Alexander Boldizar was awarded the Chanticleer Overall Grand Prize for the Best Book in the 2016 Chanticleer International Writing Competitions. Congratulations to author Alexander Boldizar.  

 

 


The Chanticleer Genre Grand Prize 2016 Winners are as follows:



The Cygnus Grand Prize for SciFi and Fantasy Fiction 2016 was awarded to: 

Over
by Sean P. Curley

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The Journey Grand Prize Ribbon for Narrative Non-fiction 2016 was awarded to:

The Romance Diet
by Destiny Allison

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The M&M Grand Prize Ribbon for Mystery & Mayhem Fiction 2016 was awarded to:

Under an English Heaven
by Alice K. Boatwright

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The Gertrude Warner Grand Prize Ribbon for Middle Grade Readers 2016 was awarded to:

The Train from Outer Space
by Alan Sproles & Lizanne Southgate

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The Dante Rossetti Grand Prize Ribbon for YA Fiction 2016 was awarded to:

Seer of Souls
by Susan Faw

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The Chaucer Grand Prize Ribbon for Historical Fiction Pre-1750s 2016 was awarded to:

The Towers of Tuscany    
by Carol M. Cram

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The Goethe Grand Prize Ribbon for Historical Fiction Post 1750s 2016 was awarded to:

The Jøssing Affair    
by J.L. Oakley

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The Laramie Grand Prize Ribbon for Western, Pioneer, Civil War Fiction 2016 was awarded to:

Hot Work in Fry Pan Gulch: Honey Beaulieu – Man Hunter #1
by Jacquie Rogers

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The Chatelaine Grand Prize Ribbon for Women’s Fiction and Romantic Fiction 2016 was awarded to:

The Art of Enchantment
by M. A. Clarke Scott

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The CLUE Grand Prize Ribbon for Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Fiction 2016 was awarded to:

Matter of Justice
by Keith Tittle

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The Little Peeps Grand Prize Ribbon for Early Readers 2016 was awarded to:

The Tooth Collector Fairies, Batina’s Best First Day
by Denise Ditto Satterfield

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The Ozma Grand Prize Ribbon for Fantasy Fiction 2016 was awarded to:

Mythborn II
by V. Lakshman

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The Paranormal Grand Prize Ribbon for Paranormal/Supernatural Fiction 2016 was awarded to:

Almost Mortal
by Christopher Leibig

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The Somerset Grand Prize Ribbon for Literary, Contemporary, & Mainstream Fiction 2016 was awarded to:

The Ugly
by Alexander Boldizar

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Now this is something to CROW about!

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Please note that the above awards are for submissions that we received in 2016. The award winners were acknowledge at the 2017 annual Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 1st, 2017.

The winners of the 2017 Chanticleer Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions (works entered in 2017) will be recognized at the 2018 Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Banquet held April 1st, 2018. 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  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.