Friday, March 13, 2009

Matters of Faith by Kristy Kiernan Wins Florida Book Award

I'm delighted to announce that Matters of Faith has won the bronze medal in the Florida Book Awards.

The Florida Book Awards, coordinated by the Florida State University Program in American & Florida Studies -- and co-sponsored by the Florida Center for the Book, the State Library and Archives of Florida, the Florida Historical Society, the Florida Humanities Council, the Florida Literary Arts Coalition, the Florida Library Association, “Just Read, Florida!,” the Governor’s Family Literacy Initiative, the Florida Association for Media in Education, the Florida Center for the Literary Arts, Friends of the Florida State University Libraries, and the Florida Chapter of the Mystery Writers of America -- is an annual awards program that recognizes, honors, and celebrates the best Florida literature published in the previous year.

I'd also like to congratulate the other winners in the category:

Gold Medal Winner:

John Dufresne for Requiem, Mass.

Silver Medal Winner:

Tony D'Souza for The Konkans

Bronze Medal Winner:

Debra Dean for Confessions of a Falling Woman


Anonymous said...

Congratulations! It looks like a gread read. I'll have to check it out.

Kristy Kiernan said...

Hey, thanks Anonymous :-)

River Jordan said...

Kristy -

A huge congratulations! Today on River Jordan Radio (98.9fm Nashville or am giving The Glory of the Story Award to A Good Blog Is Hard To Find for promoting so many books and authors and will tell people about your Florida Book Award and point them to the site. Can't wait to read Matters of Faith!

Kristy Kiernan said...

Thank you, River! I'll go to the site to catch it...