49th GAYA (2013)

First Novel
Kimberly Brock
The River WitchNovel
June Hall McCash
Plum OrchardPoetry
Dan Veach
Elephant Water

Biography
Joseph Crespino
Strom Thurmond’s America

Inspirational – Religious
J. Steve Miller
Near Death Experiences as Evidence for the Existence of God and Heaven

Inspirational – Secular
Patricia Martin Holt
Committee of One: Making a Difference, One Life at a Time

Memoir/Autobiography
Joseph Scott Morgan
Blood Beneath My Feet

 

History
Steven Davis
What the Yankees Did to Us: Sherman’s Bombardment and the Wrecking of AtlantaSpecialty Book
Ren & Helen Davis
Atlanta’s Oakland Cemetery: An Illustrated History and GuideChildren’s Book
Sandra Page
Pyramid of the Lost World

Short Stories
Cliff Graubart
The Curious Vision of Sammy Levitt and Other Stories

Essay
Kathy A. Bradley
Breathing and Walking Around: Meditations of Life

Lifetime Achievement Award
Jack McDevitt