The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library is pleased to announce the finalists in all eight categories for the 25th Annual Minnesota Book Awards, sponsored by Marvin Windows and Doors. Finalists were selected Saturday, January 26, by 24 judges from around the state.
The annual Book Artist Award recognizes a Minnesota book artist or book artist collaborative group for excellence of artistic work as well as significant contributions to Minnesota’s book arts community. Read more about past award recipients.
The Kay Sexton Award is presented annually to an individual or organization in recognition of long-standing dedication and outstanding work in fostering books, reading and literary activity in Minnesota. Read more about past award recipients.
The Hognander Minnesota History Award recognizes the author of the most outstanding scholarly work related to Minnesota history published during the preceding two years. The award, funded by the Hognander Family Foundation, is presented every two years.
For 25 years The Minnesota Book Awards has striven to showcase the tremendous literary talent and output of writers, illustrators and book artists in our state.
Each day leading up to the announcement of the 25th Annual Minnesota Book Awards, we highlight one of the thirty-two finalists.