The 21st Annual Julia Ward Howe Award

 

The award ceremony of the 21st Julia Ward Howe Award will be held on Wednesday, September 26 from 5PM to 7PM at the Orientation Room (Dartmouth Street Entrance) of the Boston Public Library. 

fiction

Winner

  Rachel Kadish ,  The Weight of Ink    

Rachel Kadish, The Weight of Ink

 

Finalists

Gregory Maguire, Hiddensee

Celeste Ng, Little Fires Everywhere


Nonfiction

Winner

  Jonathon Losos ,  Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution

Jonathon Losos, Improbable Destinies: Fate, Chance, and the Future of Evolution

Finalist

Steven Hatch, Inferno: A Doctor's Ebola Story


Poetry

Winner

  Frank Bidart ,  Half Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016

Frank Bidart, Half Light: Collected Poems 1965-2016

Finalist

Gregory LeStage, Hope is a Small Barn


Young Readers

Winner

  Cynthia Levinson ,  The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendrinks

Cynthia Levinson, The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendrinks

Finalists

Mira Bartok, The Wonderling Kimbely

Kimbely Fusco, Chasing Augustus

Lauren Wolk, Beyond the Bright Sea