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Dante Rossetti Awards for YA FictionCongratulations to the First Place Category Winners and the Grand Prize Winner of the DANTE ROSSETTI Book Awards for Young Adult Fiction, a division of the CIBAs

The CIBAs Search for the Best Young Adult Fiction 

Chanticleer Book Reviews is celebrating the best books featuring stories of all shapes and sizes written to an audience between the ages of about twelve to eighteen. Science Fiction, Fantasy, Dystopian, Mystery, Paranormal, Historical, Romance, and Literary. We love them all.

The 2019 DANTE ROSSETTI  BOOK Awards First Place Category Winners and the DANTE ROSSETTI  Grand Prize winner were announced at the Virtual Chanticleer Authors Conference that was broadcast via ZOOM webinar the week of Sept 8 -13, 2020 from the Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham, Wash.

Pamela Beason, author of The ONLY WITNESS,  (a previous Overall CIBA Grand Prize Winner), announced the DANTE ROSSETTI Book Award Winners.

This is the OFFICIAL 2019 LIST of the DANTE ROSSETTI BOOK AWARDS First Place Category Winners and the DANTE ROSSETTI Grand Prize Winner.

Congratulations to All! 

  • Michelle Rene Manufactured Witches  
  • Nancy Thorne Victorian Town   
  • Susan Brown Twelve 
  • Sandra L Rostirolla Cecilia    
  • David Patneaude Fast Backward   
  • John Middleton  Dillion & The Curse of Arminius   
  • Jan Von SchlehBut Not Forever  

The Dante Rossetti Book Awards

2019 Grand Prize Winner is: 

But Not  Forever  by Jan Von Schleh 


This is the badge for the Grand Prize Winner of the 2018 DANTE ROSSETTI —

Whispers by Lynn Yvonne Moon

We are accepting submissions into the 2021 Dante Rossetti  Book Awards until June 30, 2021.

The 2020 Dante Rossetti Book Awards winners will be announced at CAC 21 on April 17, 2021.

Don’t delay! Enter today! 

A Note to ALL the WINNERS: The coveted CIBA Blue Ribbons will be mailed out starting in October. We will contact you with an email to verify your mailing address and other items. We thank you for your patience and understanding.

If you have any questions, please email == we will try our best to reply in 3 or 4 business days.