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Western Pioneeer Civil War Fiction AwardCongratulations to the First Place Category Winners and the Grand Prize Winner of the LARAMIE Book Awards for Western, Civil War, Pioneer, First Nation Novels and Americana Fiction, a division of the 2019 CIBAs.

The Search for the Best New Western and Americana Books!

Chanticleer International Book Awards is celebrating the best books featuring, the Wild West, Pioneers, Civil War, Americana, and First Nation Novels. We love them all.

The 2019 Laramie Book Awards First Place Category Winners and the LARAMIE 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.

Jacquie Rogers, author of Honey Beaulieu, Many Hunter series   2016 Laramie  Grand Prize Winner announced the 2019 Laramie  Book Award Winners.

This is the OFFICIAL 2019 LIST of the LARAMIE Book Awards First Place Category Winners and the LARAMIE Grand Prize Winner.

Congratulations to All! 

  • E. Alan Fleischauer – Rescued  
  • Lynwood Kelly – The Gamble: Lost Treasures    
  • David Fitz-Gerald– Wanders Far-An Unlikely Hero’s Journey     
  • Eileen Charbonneau – Seven Aprils  
  • Juliette Douglas – Bed of Conspiracy  
  • John Hansen – Hard Times
  • J. R. Collins – Spirit of the Rabbit Place   

The Laramie Book Awards

2019 Grand Prize Winner is

 Seven Aprils  by Eileen Charbonneau 

This is the digital badge for the 2018 Laramie Grand Prize Winner – Blood Moon: A Captive’s Tale by Ruth Hull Chatlien.

Laramie Book Awards

How to Enter the Laramie Book Awards?

We are accepting submissions into the 2021 LARAMIE  Book Awards until July 31, 2021. Submissions into the 2020 Laramie Book Awards are closed. 

The 2020 Laramie 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.