West Woodland, Ballard author David Neiwert is a finalist in this year’s Washington State Book Awards. Neiwert’s book, Of Orcas and Men, has been chosen as one of five finalists for History/Nonfiction.
The Washington State Book Award, formerly the Governor’s Writers Award, is given annually for outstanding books published by Washington authors the previous year.
The awards are presented in eight categories, fiction, poetry, biography/ memoir, history/nonfiction, children’s, middle readers, and young adults.
Winners will be announced at the awards celebration from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Central Library, Microsoft Auditorium, 1000 Fourth Ave. Learn more about this prestigious award HERE.