2006 Winners

Storyteller Award Winner

David Halperin, The October Man: A Novel


(1) Mainstream Novels and Literary Novels

1st Place: The October Man: A Novel, David Halperin, Durham, NC

2nd place: Dominant Male, Timothy Burns, Taos, NM

3rd place: Midnight Blues, Lois Cutts Sullivan, Los Lunas, NM

(2) Mystery/Suspense/Thriller/Adventure Novels

1st Place: Rummage For Death, Kristin Parrott, Albuquerque, NM

2nd Place: Peace, Love & Murder, Nancy Conner, Ithaca, NY

3rd Place: Eyes Of The Night Jaguar, Suzanna Neal, San Diego, CA

(3) Romance Novels

1st Place: A Hunk For The Holidays, Cathleen Smith, Albuquerque, NM

2nd Place: The Stone Key, Gabriella Anderson, Albuquerque, NM

3rd Place: Dark Legacy, Barb Simmons , Bosque Farms, NM

(4) Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Novels

1st Place: Into The Crow Wood, Marian Frear, Albuquerque, NM

2nd Place: Demon Lover, Armando de Aguero, Albuquerque, NM

3rd Place: What Is Is, James Manton, Mesquite, TX

(5) Historical/Am. Frontier/Western Novels

1st Place: Flaherty’s Run , William Henry Hoffman, Fort Myers, FL

2nd Place: Under A Crimson Sky, Jackie Clements-Marenda, Staten Island, NY

3rd Place: Blood Oath , Timothy Burns, Taos, NM

(6) Middle Grade/Young Adult Novels

1st Place: Ringing Bird , Keith E. Moen, Albuquerque, NM

2nd Place: The Thing About Pomegranates, Iliana Pappas, New York, NY

3rd Place: Pain And Power, Kari Haworth, San Jose, CA

(7) Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror Short Stories

1st Place: “Path To F’dar”, Darren Moore, Phoenix, AZ

2nd Place: “Oberon’s Bane”, Wendy Bickel, Albuquerque, NM

3rd Place: “The Wind Still Whispers Their Names”, Sean Abbott, Albuquerque, NM

(8) Mainstream and Literary Short Stories

1st Place: “Cinema Verite”, John Blanchard, Oakland, CA

2nd Place: “Interstate”, Rory McClannahan, Edgewood, NM

3rd Place: “Duck Pond”, Marilyn Stablein, Albuquerque, NM

(9) Mystery/Romance Short Stories

1st Place: “Dead Man Breathing”, David Corwell, Albuquerque, NM

2nd Place: “A Soft Place To Fall”, Susan Coppola, Miami, FL

3rd Place: “The Bounty Hunters”, James Kuykendall, Laredo, TX

(10) Other Genres: Historical, Western, etc. Short Stories

1st Place: “Chupacabra”, Ana Manwaring, Penngrove, CA

2nd Place: “Albuquerque Sky”, Carolyn Donnell, San Jose, CA

3rd Place: “Double Jack: A Miner’s Mark”, Val Valentine, Pagosah, CO

(11) Middle Grade Young Adult Short Stories

1st Place: “The Poor House”, George Youngblood, Spring, TX

2nd Place: “Captive Audience”, Sheryl Allen & Deborah Snyder, Albuquerque, NM

3rd Place: “A Mustang For Blanca”, Paula C. Merrow, Albuquerque, NM

(12) Nonfiction Article/Essay

1st Place: “A Discharge By Any Other Name”, Peggy Spencer, Albuquerque, NM

2nd Place: “In The Medina”, Gregory McElwain, Albuquerque, NM

3rd Place: “Discover The Sandia Foothills”, Robert Huffman, Albuquerque, NM

(13) Children’s Nonfiction Article

1st Place: “Fred Harvey, The Father of Fast Food”, Sheila Wood Foard, Van Buren, MO

2nd Place: “Why Abraham Lincoln Became An Inventor”, Larry Greenly, Albuquerque, NM

(14) Nonfiction Book

1st Place: Rosebuddies, Louella Bryant, Lincoln, VT

2nd Place: Living With Nephew, Sherri L. Burr, Albuquerque, NM

3rd Place: No Heroic Measures- The Life and Times of a Hospice Nurse, Nancy Costea, Albuquerque, NM

(15) Nonfiction Children’s Book

1st Place: Divided Loyalties: The Story Of Sarah Townsend, Wendy Bickel, Albuquerque, NM

2nd Place: Spirit Horse: Woody Crumbo, Native American Artist, Margaret Parks, Tijeras, NM

16) Children’s Picture Book (Fiction & Nonfiction)

1st Place: Brat The Pirate, Leslie Prichard, Albuquerque, NM

2nd Place: Five Stones, David S. Hagan, Albuquerque, NM

3rd Place: Until Red Dust Circles The Moon, Patricia Hernandez-Gonzales, Albuquerque, NM

(17) Screenplay

1st Place: My Late Wife, Marc Calderwood, Albuquerque, NM

2nd Place: Orgasms And Other Lies, Elizabeth Appell, Kentfield, CA

3rd Place: Dancing Like Myself, Tracy Koretsky, Berkeley, CA

(18) Poetry

1st Place: “My Son Strapped To My Back”, Marilyn Stablein, Albuquerque, NM

2nd Place: “Recollected In Tranquility”, Heather O’Shea, Albuquerque, NM

3rd Place: “Dime Box Time”, Jamie Erin Henry, Albuquerque, NM

(19) Spanish Language/ Nonfiction Article/Essay

1st Place: “No Lo Suficiente”, Ricardo Gonzalez, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico

2nd Place: “Funeral En McDonald’s”, Margarita B. Montalvo, Albuquerque, NM

3rd Place: “Guernica”, Lucretia Tippit, Albuquerque, NM

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