Congratulations to All the 2017 Cascade Award Winners

2017 Cascade Awards Finalists


Published Children’s Book

Would a Worm Go on a Walk? by Hannah Hall

Published Contemporary Book

The Morning Star Rises by Sara Davison

Published Historical Fiction

While I Count the Stars by Valerie Banfield

Published Memoir

Lessons from a Son’s Life . . . and Death by Merrit Hearing

Published Nonfiction Book

The Caregiving Season by Jane Daly

Published Speculative Fiction

The Flaming Sword by Heather FitzGerald

Published Young Adult/Middle Grade

Love, Lexi: Letters to God by Sherry Kyle

Published Articles

“Jonah’s Biggest Fear” by Kristen Joy Wilks

Published Devotional

“Father’s Delight” by Jane Reid

Published Poetry

“Wings of the Morning” by Kathleen Ruckman

Published Short Story/Flash fiction

“Oscar the Matchmaker” by Sharon James



Unpublished Children’s Book

The Stolen Lunch by Kristen Joy Wilks

Unpublished Contemporary Fiction

The Girl in the Cardboard Box by Jane Daly

Unpublished Historical Fiction

Kanawha Tears by Kendy Pearson

Unpublished Memoir

My Name Is Beloved by Linda Kruschke

Unpublished Nonfiction Book

No Expectations by Kimberly Solis

*** Unpublished Speculative Fiction (TIED)
Lost Stones of Argonia by Dawn Shipman

Unarmed by Katie Powner

Unpublished Young Adult/Middle Grade

Loser Girl Extraordinaire by Xochitl Dixon

Unpublished Article or Blog Post

“Discovering Uncommon Praise” by John Wozniak

Unpublished Devotional

“A New Thing” by Lee Ann Zanon

Unpublished Poetry

“Call” by Patti Lee

Unpublished Short Story

“Her Time to Fly” by Kasey Hesher