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2013 Ohioana Award Winners

Ohioana Press Release Announcing Winners September 2013

The Ohioana Awards will be presented on Friday evening, October 11th and the public is invited to attend. The event will be held at the Ohio Statehouse in the Museum Gallery beginning at 6:00PM with a reception, followed by the presentation of the Awards and an informal roundtable discussion with the award winners. Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be provided. Admission is $40.00 per person and reservations are required. The Ohioana Awards Presentation and Reception is just one of the many ways that Ohioana “connects readers and Ohio writers.” For more information about the Ohioana Awards or to make reservations for the Friday reception please contact the Ohioana Library, 274 East First Ave., Suite 300, Columbus, OH 43201, call 614-466-3831, email ohioana@ohioana.org or make your reservations online at the Ohioana Store.

Photos of the winning book covers are available upon request to Beth Poley at bpoley@ohioana.org.

Ohioana Book Award for Fiction
ROBERT OLMSTEAD for The Coldest Night
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Ohioana Book Award for Nonfiction
JULIE ZICKEFOOSE for The Bluebird Effect: Uncommon Bonds with Common Birds
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Ohioana Book Award for Poetry
MARTHA COLLINS for White Papers
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Ohioana Book Award for Juvenile Literature
LOUISE BORDEN for His Name Was Raoul Wallenberg: Courage, Rescue and Mystery During World War II
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Ohioana Book Award for Fiction Set in Ohio
TRACY CHEVALIER for The Last Runaway
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Ohioana Book Award for About Ohio or an Ohioan
JOY KISER for America’s Other Audubon
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Walter Rumsey Marvin Grant to encourage a young unpublished writer
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