The 2016 Chaucer Awards writing competition recognizes emerging new talent and outstanding works in the genre of pre-1750s Historical Fiction. These are the First Place Category Winners.
"A tale of ancient kingdoms, of love promised and lost, heralded victory and hopeless defeat, -- a historical novel of Ancient Greece.
NIXON and DOVEY: The Legend Returns by Jay Curry – Antebellum South, Gun Slinging, Historical Fiction
Chocked-full of southern antebellum society, fiery tempers, and tender love, Jay Curry presents a fascinating account of his ancestor’s life--a story of passion, murder and revenge.
The Spider and the Stone: A Novel of Scotland’s Black Douglas by Glen Craney – Historical Fiction/Scottish War of Independence
Cinematically enthralling and historically compelling, Glen Craney’s "The Spider and the Stone" is a must read for lovers of James Douglas, the fight for Scottish Independence, Braveheart, or Robert the Bruce.
A dark, rich, historical 18th-century tale that weaves real pirates into a fictional story with many unexpected twists and turns.
Heartbreaking and beautiful - Readers will find it a struggle to choose a side, and in the end, witness a breathtaking conclusion of betrayal and political treachery.
Delivers engaging, believable characters infused with compassion, intelligence and unrelenting strength with a level of historical detail, both fact and fictional, that transport the reader to all of the glory and turmoil of ancient Rome.
The Official List of the Chanticleer 2014 Grand Prize Winners of the Blue Ribbon Writing Competitions
We are excited and honored to have announced the 2014 grand prize award winners at the second annual Chanticleer Authors Conference's Awards Banquet held on Tuesday, Sept. 29th, 2015 at the Hotel Bellwether by beautiful Bellingham Bay, Wash.
The 2014 CHAUCER FIRST PLACE category winners will be recognized at the Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Gala that will take place in September 2015. The CHAUCER 2014 Grand Prize winner will be announced at the Awards Gala.
Chaucer Award Winners for Historical Fiction and Laramie Award Winners for Western Fiction to be Recognized at HNS Conference
Attention Chaucer and Laramie Award Winners! Please read this important announcement!