2017 TAZ Winners

 

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BUSINESS

1st Place -GRANTEPRENEUR, KATHERINE HEART

2nd Place-PROMPTED PRODDED PUBLISHED, DEBRA SANCHEZ

Finalist-LIFE IS A GOLDMINE, CAN YOU DIG IT? JOHN STANKO

 

SPECIAL CONSIDERATION for a GRAPHIC BUSINESS NOVEL

THE GOAL: A BUSINESS GRAPHIC NOVEL-BY ELIYAHU M. GOLDRATT AND DWIGHT JON ZIMMERMAN

 

CHILDREN’S BOOKS

1st Place-AND MY MOTHER CRIED, DEBRA SANCHEZ AND ILLUSTRATED BY MICHELLE BOWDEN DOBI

2nd Place– NORTON’S TALE, DYLAN WEISS

Finalist-BROOKE AND HER ICKY PICKY SISTER, SANDRA MILLER LINHART, TAHNA DESMOND FOX

 

FICTION

1st Place-THE NARROW GATE, JANET ROBERTS

2nd Place– PARROTT TALK, DAVID SEABURN

Finalist-THE BELT OF ORION, J.R. BRIENZA

 

 FICTION-YOUNG ADULT

1st Place – EDEN ON THE FRONTIER, CHERYL WILLIAMS

2nd Place-THE RAVEN’S TALE, LISA HARRIS

Finalist-LETTERS FROM KOREA, JOAN LEOTTA

 

HUMOR Thanks Jay

HOME CATS 2: DIARY OF A MAD CATTER, JAY SPEYERER

 

NON- FICTION CATEGORIES

MEMOIRS

Women’s Hall of Achievement presents the 1st Place- THERESE ROCCO, THERESE ROCCO

2nd Place-A MAN, A PLAN, A LIFE FOR US, SUSANNA FUSSENEGGER

Finalist-INFECTED BY LIFE, ROBYN GREER

Finalist-SEVEN THIN DIMES, JANET ROBERTS

 

NON- FICTION-HISTORICAL

1st Place-CORAOPOLIS, GIA TATONE

2nd Place-DAY BY DAY WITH THE 123RD PENNSYLVANIA VOLUNTEERS, CHRISTOPHER D. GEORGE

FICTION HISTORICAL

 1st Place- HENRY THE JERSEY BRIGADE, RUTH OCHS WEBSTER

2nd Place-THE WOMAN IN THE PHOTO, MARY HOGAN

SELF HELP-INSPIRATIONAL

1st Place-NOT OFF THE HOOK AT 491, LORA RENEE HUBBARD

2nd Place-WALKING THE TIGHTROPE OF LIFE: REFUEL RENEW RECENTER YOUR WORK, SHARISE NANCE

Finalist-IF YOU’RE NOT COMFORTABLE, YOU’RE NOT GROWING, DAN CHARLES POPE

SPECIAL POETRY AWARD

MY PITTSBURGH, ED FOLINO

EBOOKS

1st Place-30 DAY STAY, TIFFANY HUFF

2nd Place- REMOTELY UNPLUGGED, ANDREA PERNO

Finalist-FACING THE STORM, JENNIFER BROOKS

October 19, 2017~~~TAZ Celebrates the Independent Author. TAZ awards are based on 80% content and 20% production of your book. Judges are authors/writers/teachers/editors from Pittsburgh and New York. Submit your book before September 13, 2017, for the 4th Annual Author Awards ceremony and Authors’ Night Out.