Colorado Book Award Finalist

Carina Bissett is pleased to announce that Shadow Atlas: Dark Landscapes of the Americas (Hex Publishers) is a FINALIST for the Colorado Book Awards.

Finalists (Anthology and General Fiction) for the 2022 Colorado Book Awards will be reading at the BookBar in Denver on Friday, May 20 at 2 PM. Register for this free event and view the full finalists reading schedule HERE.

The winners will be announced at the Colorado Book Awards Celebration on June 25.

The finalists for the category of Anthology include:

All the Lives We Ever Lived, Volume 2
edited by Manuel Aragon and Roxanne Banks Malia
(Lighthouse Writers Workshop)

Shadow Atlas: Dark Landscapes of the Americas
edited by Carina Bissett, Hillary Dodge, and Joshua Viola and illustrated by Aaron Lovett
(Hex Publishers)

Tell It Slant: An Anthology of Creative Nonfiction by Writers from Colorado’s Prisons
edited by Elijah Null, Julie Rada, and Suzie Q. Smith
(University of Denver Prison Arts Initiative – LuxLit Press)

Shadow Atlas is a rare, beguiling treat, a collective fantasy with teeth, vision, and grounded in urgent, ancient truths.” –​BookLife by Publishers Weekly (Editor’s Pick)

“A host of sublime writers and settings create an entertainingly macabre collection.” –Kirkus Reviews

“Think The DaVinci Code or Indiana Jones, but with more literary force.” –Midwest Book Review


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