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December 19, 2014

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Adults : Washington State Book Awards

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Library closed Dec. 24 and 25

All locations of The Seattle Public Library and the book drops at the Central Library will be closed on Christmas Eve, Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Christmas Day Thursday, Dec. 25.

 

Service interruption in the Library's Online Catalog - Jan. 1

Between 6 a.m. and 4 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 1,  the Library will be upgrading its electrical power system. During the upgrade, you will be able to search the catalog, but won't be able to log in, place holds, renew items or use other catalog features. The former Library catalog (Horizon Information Portal) will not be available at all. SPL Mobile, access to e-books, free music downloads and many databases and applications also will be unavailable.

Washington State Book Awards

The Washington Center for the Book administers the annual Washington State Book Awards (formerly the Governor's Writers Awards), given for outstanding books published by Washington authors the previous year.

 

Listing of Washington State Book Award winners

 

 

How to enter

Entry forms and submission guidelines are available for download below or by calling the Washington Center for the Book at 206-386-4650.

    Entry form pdf

The deadline for nominations is April 1.

 

2014 Washington State Book Awards

Nancy Guppy

Nancy Guppy, emcee

Nicola Griffith

Nicola Griffith

David Laskin

David Laskin

Ed Skoog

Ed Skoog

Kobi Yamada

Kobi Yamada

M.H. Clark

M.H. Clark

Suzanne Selfors

Suzanne Selfors

Patrick Flores-Scott

Patrick Flores-Scott

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