Dante Rossetti Awards for YA FictionWe are excited and honored to officially announce the Grand Prize Winner and the First Place Category Winners for the 2017 Dante Rossetti Book Awards for Young Adult Fiction at the fifth annual Chanticleer Authors Conference and Chanticleer Book Awards Ceremony. This year’s ceremony and banquet were held on Saturday, April 21st, 2018 at the Hotel Bellwether by beautiful Bellingham Bay, Wash.

We want to thank all of those who entered and participated in the  2017 Dante Rossetti Book Awards for Young Adult Novels, a division of the Chanticleer  International Book Awards.

When we receive the digital photographs from the Official CAC18 photographer, we will post them here and on the complete announcement that will list all the genres and the Overall Grand Prize Winner for the 2017 Chanticleer International Book Awards. Please check back!

Click here for the link to the 2017 Dante Rossetti Shortlisters. An email will go out within three weeks to all Shortlisters with links to digital badges and how to order Shortlister stickers.

Congratulations to the 2017 Dante Rossetti SHORTLISTERS!

Alexander Ferguson, Producer for Dawn’s Light Productions,   announced the First Place Award Winners and the Grand Prize Winner for the 2017 Dante Rossetti Book Awards at the Chanticleer Awards Banquet and Ceremony.

Congratulations to the First Place Category Winners of the 2017  Dante Rossetti Book Awards for YA Novels. 

An email will go out to all First Place Category Winners and Grand Prize Winners with more information, the timing of awarded reviews, links to digital badges, and more by May 21st, 2018 (four weeks after the awards ceremony). Please look for it.

Announcing the 2017 Dante Rossetti Book Awards for Young Adult Novels First in Category Winners:

  • Nature’s Confession by JL Morin
  • Slave to Fortune by DJ Munro
  • Cryptic Spaces: Dark Edge Rising by Deen Ferrell
  • Track Two on Repeat by Rebekah N. Bryan
  • Becoming Jonika by PJ Devlin
  • Soul Sanctuary by Susan Faw

And now for the 2017 Dante Rossetti  Grand Prize Book Award Winner for Young Adult Novels:

Slave to Fortune by DJ Munro





This post will be updated with photos. Please do visit it again!

The deadline for submissions for the 2018 Dante Rossetti Book Awards for YA fiction is May 31, 2018. 

Our next Chanticleer International Book Awards Banquet will be held on Saturday, April 20th, 2019, for the 2018 winners. Enter your book or manuscript in a contest today!