Canadian Novelist Of Ghanaian Origin, among winners of 2019 Pacific Northwest Book Awards.

Canadian Novelist Of Ghanaian Origin, Esi Edugyan is among the winners of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association’s annual awards, for “Washington Black”. The announcement was made Wednesday morning.

The Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association’s (PNBA), is a nonprofit trade association that supports independent bookstores, literacy and free speech in the region (Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia) and has given out annual awards to authors residing in the region since 1965.

This year winner includes

  • A False Report: A True Story of Rape in America by Ken Armstrong (Seattle) and T. Christian Miller.
  • Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees” by Thor Hanson (Friday Harbor).
  • Blood Water Paint” by Joy McCullough (Seattle).
  • Rising Out of Hatred: The Awakening of a Former White Nationalist” by Eli Saslow (Portland).
  • Libba: The Magnificent Musical Life of Elizabeth Cotten” by Laura Veirs (Portland).

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