Awards: Sarton Winners; Hugo Finalists

Winners of the 2017 Sarton Women's Book Awards, given to women authors writing chiefly about women in memoir, biography, and fiction and published in the United States and Canada by small/independent publishers, university presses and author-publishers, are:

Memoir: Gathering From the Grassland by Linda M. Hasselstrom (High Plains Press)
Biography: Lincoln's Generals' Wives: Four Women Who Influenced the Civil War by Candice Hooper (Kent State University Press)
Contemporary Fiction: Venetian Blood: Murder in a Sensuous City by Christine Evelyn Volker (She Writes Press)
Historical Fiction: Dark Lady: A Novel of Emilia Bassano Lanyer by Charlene Ball (She Writes Press)
Young Adult Fiction: Defiance on Indian Creek by Phyllis A. Still (White Bird Publications)


Finalists for the 2018 Hugo Awards, the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer and the World Science Fiction Society Award for the Best Young Adult Book can be seen here. Winners will be announced and celebrated on August 19 during Worldcon 76 in San Jose, Calif.

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