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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 2018 Dante Rossetti Book Awards at the annual Chanticleer Authors Conference and the 2018 Chanticleer International Book Awards ceremony. This year’s ceremony and banquet were held on Saturday, April 27th, 2019 at the Hotel Bellwether by beautiful Bellingham Bay, Wash.

We want to thank all of those who entered and participated in the  2018 Dante Rossetti Book Awards for Young Adult Fiction, a division of the Chanticleer International Book Awards.

Jesikah Sundin, the author of the Legacy: Biodome Chronicles the Grand Prize Winner of the 2015  Dante Rossetti Book Awards for Young Adult Fiction (CIBAs),  announced the First Place Award Winners at the Chanticleer International Book Awards Banquet and Ceremony.

 PublishDrive and Hindenburg Systems awarded additional prizes to the 2018 Gertrude Warner Book Award winners. Thank you!

Congratulations to the 2018 Dante Rossetti Book Awards for Young Adult Fiction First in Category Winners

  • Climb, Run, Drown by Cheryl G. Bostrom
  • Tookan Attack by Alex Paul
  • Reality Gold by Tiffany Brooks
  • 2nd Gen by Andrea and William Vaughan
  • Change of Chaos by Jacinta Jade
  • Sneaking Out by Chuck Vance
  • Soul Sacrifice by Susan Faw     

And now for the Dante Rossetti Book Awards  GRAND PRIZE WINNER for Young Adult Fiction

WHISPERS by Lynn Yvonne Moon took home the Dante Rossetti Book Awards for Young Adult  Fiction



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 before May 31st, 2019 (approximately four weeks after the awards ceremony). Please look for it in your email inbox.

When we receive the digital photographs from the Official CAC19 professional photographer, Dwayne Rogge of Photo Treehouse, we will post the Dante Rossetti  Warner award winners on this page.

Click here for the link to the 2018 Dante Rossetti Semi-Finalists.

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

The deadline for submissions into the 2019 Dante Rossetti Book Awards is May 31, 2019 Midnight (PST).

Our next Chanticleer International Book Awards Ceremony will be held on Saturday, April 18th, 2020, for the 2019 CIBA winners. Enter your book or manuscript in a contest today!

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