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Literary Awards: 2010- 2019

This guide gives a listing of some of the literary award winners.

2019 Winners

BEST FICTION

BEST NONFICTION

BEST FIRST BOOK

BEST POETRY

BEST WOMAN WRITER

BEST ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

BEST SHORT STORIES (TIE)

BEST YOUNG ADULT

BEST CHILDREN'S BOOK

BEST MEDICINE & SCIENCE

BEST CREATIVE NONFICTION

BEST INDIGENOUS WRITER

BIG SKY AWARD

2018 Winners

BEST FICTION

BEST NONFICTION

BEST FIRST BOOK

BEST POETRY

BEST WOMAN WRITER

BEST ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

BEST SHORT STORIES

BEST YOUNG ADULT

BEST CHILDREN'S BOOK

BEST MEDICINE & SCIENCE

BEST CREATIVE NONFICTION

BEST INDIGENOUS AUTHOR

2017 Winners

BEST FICTION

BEST NONFICTION

BEST FIRST BOOK

BEST POETRY

BEST WOMAN WRITER

BEST ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

BEST SHORT STORIES

BEST YOUNG ADULT

BEST CHILDREN'S BOOK

BEST MEDICINE & SCIENCE

BEST CREATIVE NONFICTION

BEST INDIGENOUS WRITER

2016 Winners

BEST FICTION

BEST NONFICTION

BEST FIRST BOOK

BEST POETRY

BEST WOMAN WRITER

BEST ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

BEST SHORT STORIES

BEST YOUNG ADULT

BEST CHILDREN'S BOOK

BEST MEDICINE & SCIENCE

BEST CREATIVE NONFICTION

2015 Winners

BEST FICTION

BEST NONFICTION

BEST FIRST BOOK

BEST POETRY

BEST WOMAN WRITER

BEST ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

BEST SHORT STORIES

BEST YOUNG ADULT

BEST CHILDREN'S BOOK

BEST CULINARY

2014 Winners

BEST FICTION

BEST NONFICTION

BEST FIRST BOOK

BEST POETRY

BEST WOMAN WRITER

BEST ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

BEST SHORT STORIES

BEST YOUNG ADULT

BEST CHILDREN'S BOOK

BEST MEDICINE & SCIENCE

2013 Winners

BEST FICTION

BEST NONFICTION

BEST FIRST BOOK

BEST POETRY

BEST WOMAN WRITER

BEST ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

BEST SHORT STORIES

BEST CULINARY

BEST YOUNG ADULT

2012 Winners

EMERITUS

BEST FICTION

BEST NONFICTION

BEST FIRST BOOK

BEST POETRY

BEST WOMAN WRITER

BEST ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

BEST SHORT STORIES

2011 Winners

EMERITUS

BEST FICTION

BEST NONFICTION

BEST FIRST BOOK

BEST POETRY

BEST WOMAN WRITER

BEST ART & PHOTOGRAPHY

2010 Winners

EMERITUS

BEST FICTION

BEST NONFICTION

BEST FIRST BOOK

BEST POETRY

BEST WOMAN WRITER