2 Wisconsin Writers Win National Accolades

Not one, but two Wisconsin writers are finalists in the 2015 USA Best Book Awards.

Kathleen Ernst’s A Settler’s Year: Pioneer Life Through the Seasons  Front cover of the non-fiction book A Settler's Year: Pioneer Life Through The Seasons, written by bestselling author Kathleen Ernst, illustrated with photographs by Loyd Heath, and published in 2015 by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press.

and Jerry Apps’ Wisconsin Agriculture: A History  ,

both published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press, are two of six finalists for this award in the U.S. History category.

Kathleen and Jerry are both former winners of multiple CWW awards for their writing. Read about them and the rules for awards contests for work published in 2015 at http://www.wiswriters.org/awards.htm. Entries are being accepted until Feb. 1, 2016.





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2 responses to “2 Wisconsin Writers Win National Accolades

  1. bbetty

    There are also several Wisconsin writers that made it into the finalist category. They were included in an anthology called, Shifts.

  2. jhayslett

    Wonderful! If you have access to and can send me their names and works that were recognized, I would love to include them in a blog post. Thanks!

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