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Satirical & Allegorical Fiction Book Awards | Chanticleer Book Reviews

The MARK TWAIN Book Awards recognize emerging talent and outstanding works in the genre of Humor and Satire Fiction. The Mark Twain Book Awards is a genre division of the Chanticleer International Book Awards (The CIBAs).

The 2020 Mark Twain Book Awards for Satire Fiction, a division of the Chanticleer International Book Awards is the first year that this division is offered as a book awards competition division in the CIBAs.

Chanticleer International Book Awards is looking for the best books featuring  satire, humor, political ideology, parody, fantasy, and allegory or fable. These books have advanced to the next judging rounds. The best will advance. Which titles will be declared as winners of the prestigious Somerset Book Awards? We will announce the 1st Place Category winners and Grand Prize Division Winners at the CIBAs Banquet and Ceremonies April 21-25th, 2021 at the luxurious Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham, Wash. at the 2021 Chanticleer Authors Conference–whether virtual, hybrid, or in-person. (For contemporary and literary fiction see our Somerset Book Awards.)

These titles have moved forward in the judging rounds from SLUSH pile to the 2020 Mark Twain Book Awards  the 2020 SHORTLIST. The Short Listers’ works will compete for the Finalists positions. Finalists will be announced and recognized at the CAC21 banquet and ceremony. We will announce the 1st Place Category winners and Grand Prize Division Winners at the CIBAs Banquet and Ceremonies April 21-25th, 2021 at the luxurious Hotel Bellwether in Bellingham, Wash. at the 2021 Chanticleer Authors Conference–whether virtual, hybrid, or in-person.

These titles have been Shortlisted for the 2020 Mark Twain Book Awards for Satire and Humor Fiction

  • Charlie Suisman – Arnold Falls
  • Stephanie Alexander – Charleston Green
  • J.P. Kenna – Toward A Terrible Freedom
  • Wayne Edmiston – UNfatally Dead: to thaw or not to thaw?
  • Haris Orkin – You Only Live Once
  • Elizabeth Crowens – Dear Bernie, I’m Glad You’re Dead
  • Alex J. Tremari – Dragoncast
  • Michael Aloysius O’Reilly – The Billionaire’s Daughter
  • Elizabeth Crowens – Dear Mom, The Killer is Among Us
  • Steven Mayfield – Treasure of the Blue Whale
  • St John Karp – Quake City
  • Ivy Cayden – Everything All At Once (Chorduroys and Too Many Boys?)
  • Lenore Rowntree – Cluck
  • Conon Parks – Some Kind of Ending
  • Beth Wareham and Jason Davis – Hair Club Burning
  • Anastasia Fox – Trout Fishing in the Cretaceous
  • Adam Cliff – Exposure
  • David B. Seaburn – Gavin Goode
  • Lou Dischler – Too Pretty for a Hit Man

Good Luck to All! 

These titles are in the running for the Semi-Finalists of the 2020 Mark Twain Book Awards for Satire and Humor Fiction. 

Which of these works will move forward in the judging rounds for the 2020 Mark Twain Book Awards for Satire and Humor Fiction?

Good luck to all as your works move on to the next rounds of judging.

Don’t Delay! Enter Today! 

 Enter your book or manuscript in a contest today!

We are now accepting entries into the 2021 Mark Twain Book Awards, a division of the Chanticleer International Book Awards. The deadline for submissions is November 30th, 2021. The winners will be announced in April 2022.

As always, please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions, concerns, or suggestions at info@ChantiReviews.com.