Colorado Book Award winners 2022: Adrian Miller, Carter Wilson and more

The Colorado Book Awards were announced last week by Colorado Humanities.

The winners are:

Anthology: “Shadow Atlas: Dark Landscapes of the Americas,” ed. by Carina Bissett, et. al. (Hex)

Biography: “Alpha: Eddie Gallagher and the War for the Soul of the Navy Seals,” by David Philipps (Penguin Random House)

Children’s Literature: “Read Island,” by Nicole Magistro (Read Island LLC)

Creative Nonfiction: “Desert Chrome: Water, a Woman, and Wild Horses in the West,” by Kathryn Wilder (Torrey House Press)

General Fiction: “Mixed Company,” by Jenny Shank (Texas Review Press)

General Nonfiction: “The Holly: Five Bullets, One Gun and the Struggle to Save a Neighborhood,” by Julian Rubinstein (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

Historical Fiction: “The Cape Doctor,” by E.J. Levy (Little, Brown & Co.)

History: “Black Smoke: African Americans and the United States of Barbecue,” by Adrian Miller (University of North Carolina Press)

Juvenile Literature: “Alone,” by Megan E. Freeman (Simon & Schuster)

Literary Fiction: “What If We Were Somewhere Else,” by Wendy J. Fox (Santa Fe Writers Project)

Mystery: “Red Rabbit on the Run,” by Jodi Bowersox (JB Artistry)

Poetry: “We the Jury,” by Wayne Miller (Milkweed Editions)

Science Fiction/Fantasy: “The Reincarnationist Papers,” by D. Eric Maikranz (Blackstone Publishing)

Thriller: “The Dead Husband: A Novel,” by Carter Wilson (Sourcebooks)

Young Adult Literature: “Rise of the Red Hand,” by Olivia Chadha (Erewhon Books)

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