• The Reading the West Book Award short-list and winning titles exemplify the best in fiction and non-fiction writing and illustration set in the the 12-state MPIBA region, created by a regional author or artist, and/or invoking the spirit of the region. The awards celebrate the rich variety of writing in and about our region, and honor the extraordinary diversity of our reading public.

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