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High Plains Book Awards Winners 2021

Congratulations to the winners of the 2021 High Plains Book Awards, celebrating authors from all over the high plains of North America! As a taster, you can also view video interviews with most of last year's finalists on our YouTube channel.



Shakespeare in Montana: Big Sky Country's Love Affair with the World's Most Famous Writer Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780826361561
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Published: University of New Mexico Press - May 15th, 2020

Big Sky Award Winner


Winter Counts: A Novel Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062968951
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Published: Ecco - July 6th, 2021

Indigenous Writer Winner


The Grizzly in the Driveway: The Return of Bears to a Crowded American West Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9780295747934
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Published: University of Washington Press - January 1st, 2021

Nonfiction Winner


Ruthie Fear: A Novel Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393635560
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 1st, 2020

Fiction Winner


The Historians: A thrilling novel of conspiracy and intrigue during World War II Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063043008
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 12th, 2021

Woman Writer Winner


The Response of Weeds: A Misplacement of Black Poetry on the Prairies Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781988732794
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Published: NeWest Press - April 1st, 2020

First Book Winner


On a Good Horse Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781945654596
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Published: Owl Hollow Press, LLC - November 10th, 2020

Chidren's Book Winner


Black Water: Family, Legacy, and Blood Memory Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9781443457781
Availability: Backordered
Published: Harper Perennial - September 21st, 2021

Creative Nonfiction Winner


If Sylvie Had Nine Lives Cover Image
$22.95
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ISBN: 9781988298719
Published: FreeHand Books - September 1st, 2020

Short Stories Winner


Ghosts Still Linger (Robert Kroetsch) Cover Image
$20.00
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ISBN: 9781772125092
Published: University of Alberta Press, an Imprint of Un - February 18th, 2020

Poetry Winner


Roadside Geology of Montana Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780878426966
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Published: Mountain Press - March 10th, 2020

Medicine & Science Winner