Announcing the Reader Views & Benjamin Franklin Awards Winners!

The 2018 Reader Views Literary Awards and IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards Winners have been announced! Congratulations to all of the great Outskirts Press authors that received these honors this year.

Outskirts Press Reader Views Literary Awards Winners

Children – Early Reader – Ages 6 to 8
Second Place: Too Much Junk in My Trunk! by Roe DePinto
First Place: Conscious Contact by Deacon Bill Rich


Second Place: Greed Disease by Ted Folkert


First Place: Help! I Have a Brain Injury: And It Feels Like I’ve Dropped Out of the Sky by Kay Pratt

Historical Fiction

Second Place: On Liberty’s Wings by Diane Dettmann
Honorable Mention: Molly’s Rocker by Susan M. Hoskins


Second Place: A Dolphin and a Pilot by Steven Lane Smith


First Place: The Paymaster by Adeed Dawisha
Second Place: Pretty Blue Death by Dan Blair
Honorable Mention: A Debt of Survival by Leanna F. Falconer

Societal Issues

Second Place: Mediocrity in America by Andrew Rodriguez

Adults – Fiction

Honorable Mention: She’s My Dad by Iolanthe Woulff


West Pacific – Shimji, The Channel Island Vixen by Christina Steiner

Specialty Award: Reader Views Peer Award, Sponsored by Reader Views

Characters on the Green by J. Peter Hoyer

Outskirts Press IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards Winner

Historical Fiction

Silver Winner: Man at the Cross Road by Jeanne Blanchet, Ph.D.

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