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Win $500 from the 2019 PenCraft Award competition that celebrates the best books submitted for the year.
The Third Annual PenCraft Award is opened to all books written in the English Language with an ISBN and published between 2016 and 2019.
There are two ways to enter:
1.      Your books can be entered into the competition by submitting them to us by snail mail or by providing a pdf or eBook copy to us prior to the 2019 deadline.  The deadline is  Midnight September 10, 2019.  The submission fee per book is $39. (Click here for Submission Instructions)
2.      If you've had a book reviewed by AuthorsReading.com during the 2019 submission window then that book is already entered into the competition.

The Grand Prize for the2019 PenCraft Award is $500 cash.
We will award $150.00 cash for the best Fiction book.
We will award $150.00 cash for the best Non-Fiction book.
Numerous other awards will be awarded to all genres 1st, 2nd and runner-up winners

Entry into the 3rd Annual PenCraft Awards' competition can win you $500 and other prizes.  Each category winner is given a personalized framed award certificate and a digital high-resolution version of their PenCraft Award seal for their book or other marketing materials as well as a web-optimized graphic version of the seal for websites, blogs and social networking sites.

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2018 PenCraft Award Winners

Book of The Year Winner for 2018

The Second Wife: The Second Wife Series, Book 1 by Kishan Paul, Published by Tantor Audio : Book of the Year

Non-Fiction and Fiction Book of the Year winners

His Garden: Conversations with a Serial Killer by Anne Howard, Published by WildBlue Press : Book of the Year in Non Fiction - Memoir CategoryWhere the Hurt Is by Chris Kelsey, Published by Black Rose Writing : Book of the Year in Fiction - Mystery - General Category

2018 PenCraft Award 1st Place Winners

10 Klicks South of Whiskey by Ryan	Smithson, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Young Adult - General CategoryA Grave Misunderstanding: A Simon Grave Mystery by Len	Boswell, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Fiction - Humor CategoryAdrift Among the Stars by John Dickey, Published by JoSara MeDia : 1st Place in Poetry/Music CategoryAirshow by Mark	A. Hewitt, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Children - Concept CategoryAmerica: An Exceptional Nation by Donald	Gilleland, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Non Fiction - Gov/Politics CategoryBeleaguered Truth (Shattered Triangle Book 2) by William P. Messenger, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Fiction - Historical CategoryBeyond McCarron's Corner: Sassy's Story by Sharon K. Middleton, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Romance - Historical CategoryBlown Cover by Mark A. Hewitt, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Fiction - Thriller - General CategoryDeath in Disguise by Karen Neary Smithson, Published by TouchPoint Press : 1st Place in Fiction - Mystery - Sleuth CategoryFacing the Dragon by Philip Derrick, Published by Sunnyslope Press : 1st Place in Fiction - Thriller - General CategoryFairlane Road by Cody Lakin, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Fiction - Fantasy CategoryFrom Dark to Light by Isabella Murphy, Published by Pink Umbrella Books LLC : 1st Place in Children - K-3rd - General CategoryHearts of Mercy by Joan Donaldson, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Romance - Suspense CategoryHis True and "Unveiled" Face! by Charles Anemelu, Published by Lumen Educational Publications : 1st Place in Christian - Non Fiction CategoryIRON ANNIE AND A LONG JOURNEY by Lisa M. Hutchison, Published by tredition : 1st Place in Non Fiction - Memoir CategoryKat & Maus by Brad Chisholm, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Romance - Contemporary CategoryLove from the Barricade by Ashley Jean Granillo, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Fiction - Chick Lit CategoryShattered Triangle by William P. Messenger, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Fiction - Suspense CategoryStars, Stripes and Corporate Logos by Donald L. Gilleland, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Non Fiction - Autobiography CategoryThe Anchor is the Key by Linda Anthony Hill, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Fiction - Paranormal CategoryThe Blue Unicorn's Journey to Osm by Sybrina Durant, Published by Sybrina Durant : 1st Place in Fiction - Fantasy CategoryThe Fat Lady's Low, Sad Song by Brian Kaufman, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Fiction - General CategoryThe Five Wishes of Mr. Murray McBride by Joe Siple, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Fiction - Drama CategoryThe Massacre at Yellow Hill by C.S. Humble, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Fiction - Supernatural CategoryThe Narragansett Files by Robert Shemeld, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Fiction - Suspense CategoryUntil Forever by Luisa Cloutier, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Non-Fiction - Relationships CategoryWhat Hides Beneath by J.L. Canfield, Published by Black Rose Writing : 1st Place in Fiction - Suspense CategoryWhy We Revolt by Victor Montori, Published by The Patient Revolution : 1st Place in Non Fiction - Health - Medical Category

2018 PenCraft Award 2nd Place Winners

Brett Enters the Square Circle by David D'Aguanno, Published by David D. D'Aguanno (Self) : 2nd Place in Fiction - Mystery - General CategoryBurying Leo by Helga Gruendler-Schierloh, Published by Laurel Highlands Publishing : 2nd Place in Fiction - Womens CategoryCaught in a Web by Joseph Lewis, Published by Black Rose Writing : 2nd Place in Fiction - Thriller - General CategoryChameleons: An Untold World War II Story by Marcus A. Nannini, Published by Black Rose Writing : 2nd Place in Fiction - Historical CategoryIn Grace's Time by Kathie Giorgio, Published by Black Rose Writing : 2nd Place in Fiction - Thriller - General CategoryK-Town Confidential by Brad & Claire Chisholm & Kim, Published by Black Rose Writing : 2nd Place in Fiction - Suspense CategoryPraying for an Eclipse: Mother Moon (Volume 1) by Guillermo Marquez-Sterling, Published by Black Rose Writing : 2nd Place in Fiction - Drama CategoryRunway Dreams: A Black & White Affair by T.K. Ambers, Published by Black Rose Writing : 2nd Place in Fiction - Thriller - General CategorySongs From Richmond Avenue by Michael Reed, Published by Black Rose Writing : 2nd Place in Fiction - Humor CategoryThe Black Leather Satchel by Paula Czech, Published by Seacoast Press : 2nd Place in Non Fiction - Memoir CategoryThe Graveyard Girl and the Boneyard Boy by Martin Matthews, Published by Black Rose Writing : 2nd Place in Fiction - Paranormal CategoryZyklon: A Francine Vega Investigative Thriller (Fava) by John Hazen, Published by Black Rose Writing : 2nd Place in Fiction - Thriller - General Category

2018 PenCraft Award Runner-Up Winners

Cara's Asylum by Elsa Harrow, Published by Black Rose Writing : Runner-Up in Fiction - Thriller - General CategoryDefiant Souls by Kathleen Chadwick, Published by Black Rose Writing : Runner-Up in Fiction - Horror CategorySins of the Fathers by A.J. McCarthy, Published by Black Rose Writing : Runner-Up in Fiction - Suspense Category
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Featured PenCraft Award Winning Books for 2018

The Second Wife: The Second Wife Series, Book 1His Garden: Conversations with a Serial KillerWhere the Hurt IsFrom Dark to LightKat & Maus

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