EYELANDS BOOK AWARDS 2022 FINALISTS

We are happy to announce the finalists of Eyelands Book Awards 2022!

SHORT STORIES UNPUBLISHED

The House of Genyo and Other Stories – Terry Watada

Canada

There is a Heart in the Fridge for You – Raluca Comanelea 

USA

Everything Loved and Lost – Jeffrey Feingold 

USA

A Book of Goodbyes – Peter Hankins

United Kingdom

Stories, Mostly Short, Often Deadly – Townsend Walker

USA

SHORT STORIES PUBLISHED

12 Random Words / 12 Mots au Hasard – Fabiana Elisa Martínez

USA

Tales from an American Singer – J. J. Maze

USA

Music from a Strange Planet – Barbara Black

blu’s Muse – Craig (blu) Ritchie

Canada 

Stumbling Through Adulthood: Linked Stories – John Sheirer

USA

NOVEL UNPUBLISHED

My Summer With the Dictator – Cathy Adams

USA

Broken Kismet – Hardy Griffin

USA

The Zygan Emprise – Y S Pascal 

The Long & Winding Road – Randall Silvis

The Ministry of Time – Sylvia Bluck

United Kingdom

Ain’t No Jazz in Kansas City – Bruce Rodgers

USA

Life, And What’s Wrong With It – Tom G Reynolds

Canada

NOVEL PUBLISHED

Sticks and Stones: Three Murder Mysteries – Karen Keeley

Canada

Buttercups in the Basement – Jane Harvey

United Kingdom

No Milk Today – Liz Gwinnell

United Kingdom

From the village of Lucca – JP Roarke

Embers on the Wind – Lisa Williamson Rosenberg

USA

AMP’D – Ken Pisani

USA

HISTORICAL NOVEL / MEMOIR UNPUBLISHED

Nothing For Granted – Kasia Weber

United Kingdom

Things We Do for Love – Nannette Holliday

Australia

Mythology of a Teacher – Mary Wright

United Kingdom

A Girl Called Redemption – Sophie Neville

United Kingdom

The Merchant, the Janisary and the Corsair – Randall Moore 

USA

HISTORICAL NOVEL/MEMOIR PUBLISHED

Ninety-Nine Fire Hoops – Allison Hong Merrill

U.S.A. 

If God Will Spare My Life – Mike Lewis

United Kingdom

Ships in the Desert -Jeffrey Feingold

USA

Love Spell – Oma Stanescu

United Kingdom

Naked & Collecting Seashells – Lindy Hughes

Canada

CHILDREN’S BOOK PUBLISHED*

Icarus and Velvet – Kate Wiseman

United Kingdom

The Venetian Pearls – Karin Bachmann

Switzerland

Fluffy Happiness -Iryna Polishchuk

Ukraine

Katya’s Sunflowers – Julie Fox

The secret of Magic tree – Janine M. Perdue

United Kingdom

POETRY UNPUBLISHED

The Long Bleak Tone – Philip Wexler

USA

I Know Why the Heart Sings – Patience Chiyangwa

Obits, tales & accounts from WW1 – Joan Michelson 

Goat song – Dean Gessie

From an Indian Diary – Sreekanth Kopuri

India

Light and dust – Helen Voudouridou 

Greece

POETRY PUBLISHED

Blood Sugar, Sex, Magic – Sarah James

United Kingdom

The Fading Garden – Maria Papageorgiou-Foroudi

Australia

Washed Over…Or, Things Dedicated – Reinfred Dziedzorm Addo

USA

Portrait of a Woman Walking Home – Anne Casey

Australia

The Moral Judgement of Butterflies – k.eltinaé

Spain

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Congratulations to all finalists!

Final results to be announced on December 30, 2022

Judges: P.H.C. Marchesi (children’s books/graphic novels), Alicia Hokanson (poetry), Andriana Minou (short stories), Django Wylie (novels), Gregory Papadoyiannis (historical fiction/memoir)

* In the category of children’s books (unpublished), there were no books that, in our opinion, could participate in the finalists phase

** Along with the book’s title and the name of the author we also mention the place of residence where the authors provided us with this information

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