The Reading the West Book Awards are a celebration of the MPIBA region and and our regional authors!
Reading the West Book Awards winners and shortlist titles exemplify the best in fiction and non-fiction writing, culinary writing, and illustration, whose subject matter is set in the MPIBA region (Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming) or invokes the spirit of the region.
Longlist Announced: January, 2019
Shortlist Announced: March 15, 2019
Bookseller & Consumer Voting: March 15 – April 12, 2019
Winners Announced: April 15, 2019
SAVE THE DATE! Reading the West Book Awards Celebration (Party!): Friday, May 3, Salt Lake City, UT