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Roses in December is 2016 Ohioana Award finalist

Jun 27th, 2016

Roses in December by Tom Batiuk and Chuck Ayers (Kent State University Press, 2015) is a finalist for the 2016 Ohioana Awards in the Fiction category.

The Ohioana Library has announced the 30 finalists for the 2016 Ohioana Book Awards.

The awards, established in 1942, honor Ohio authors in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Juvenile Literature, and Middle Grade/Young Adult Literature. The final category, About Ohio or an Ohioan, may also include books by non-Ohio authors.

Finalists include two Pulitzer Prize winners, a two-time National Book Award winner, a National Book Critics Circle Award recipient, two winners of Mystery Writers of America’s Edgar ® Award, a five-time Coretta Scott King Literary Award winner, two Cleveland Arts Prize recipients, and ten previous Ohioana Award winners.

This year marks the 75th anniversary of the awards. Winners will be announced in July, and the awards presented at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus on Friday, September 23.

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