The USA was founded. Napoleon proclaimed himself Emperor. Jane Austin's works were published anonymously. Thomas Paine publishes his treatise "The Rights of Man." These are but a few historic events that happened in the Goethe years. It is our honor to recognize these awarding-winning historical fiction authors whose works educate and inform us about the post-1750s past.
"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it." Goethe "His lifetime, spanning some of the most monumental disruptions in modern history, is referred to as a single whole, the Goethezeit, or Age of Goethe." Adam Kirch
Click here to discover who took home the coveted 2018 Chanticleer International Book Awards (The CIBAs) Blue Ribbons. The winners were recognized at the al Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Banquet Ceremony that took place April 26 - 28, 2019.
We are deeply honored to announce the 2018 Winners of the Chanticleer International Book Awards (The CIBAs). The winners were recognized at the annual Chanticleer Authors Conference and Awards Banquet Ceremony.
The GOETHE Book Awards for Post-1750s for Historical Fiction – Grand Prize and First Place Category Winners – 2018 CIBAs
We are excited and honored to officially announce the Grand Prize Winner and the First Place Category Winners for the 2018 GOETHE Book Awards. (CIBAs)
Ronald E. Yates, Award-winning Author, Professor, & Foreign Correspondent — Panel Moderator and Interviewer at CAC19
“Reading a Book is Like Life: You Live it One Page at a Time.” (Ron Yates) Ron is a former foreign correspondent and Professor Emeritus of Journalism, Dean of the College of Media and is an award-winning historical novelist. Read more about this Pulitzer nominated journalist and Chanticleerian by clicking on this link.
FINDING BILLY BATTLES: An Account of Peril, Transgression and Redemption, (Book 1 of 3) by Ronald E. Yates – Literary, Historical Fiction, Germany
Brilliant first in the series literary novel about a man who lived life to the fullest and found himself along the way.
The LOST YEARS of BILLY BATTLES, Book 3 in the Finding Billy Battles Trilogy by Ronald E. Yates – Historical Fiction, Literary, Action/Adventure
"Billy Battles is as dear and fascinating a literary friend as I have ever encountered." - C. Meehan, Chanticleer Reviews
The IMPROBABLE JOURNEYS of BILLY BATTLES: Book 2, Finding Billy Battles Trilogy by Ronald E. Yates – Action/Adventure, Historical Fiction, War, Literary
Adventure awaits with journalist, gunslinger, and lawman, Billy Battles. A hard-to-put-down, second installment in a trilogy of a man with plenty to live for and plenty of life left to live.