Several South Florida writers are recognized in this year’s Florida Book Awards.
The 13th annual competition honors books published in 2018. The winners will be presented at a public ceremony in Tallahassee on April 11.
Here’s the list of South Florida winners by category:
Younger Children’s Literature
GOLD: Silvia Lopez, Miami, “Just Right Family: An Adoption Story”
SILVER: Margaret Cardillo, Miami, “Just Being Jackie”
Older Children’s Literature
Ryan Calejo, Miami, “Charlie Hernández & the League of Shadows”
GOLD: Dawn Davies, Fort Lauderdale, “Mothers of Sparta: A Memoir in Pieces”
GOLD: Hernán Vera Álvarez, Miami, “La librería del mal salvaje”
SILVER: Glenda Galán, Miami, “Ventanas: Entrevistas de Glenda Galán a escritores latinoamericanos”
BRONZE: Félix Anesio, Miami, “Los cuervos y la infamia”
SILVER: Sharon Koskoff, Delray Beach, “Murals of the Palm Beaches”
SILVER: Kristina Neihouse, Key West, “Knowing When to Leave”
You can see the full list of winners here.