Another exciting award nomination for A Simple Revolution and special recognition from Sophia University

Judy Grahn’s A Simple Revolution: The Making of an Activist Poet, has been announced as a finalist for the 32nd Annual Northern California Book Awards! Judy’s memoir is one of five nominated in the Creative Nonfiction category for books written by Northern California authors. The awards ceremony takes place on Sunday, May 19 at 1pm in the Koret Auditorium at San Francisco Main Library. To read the full announcement and see the other finalists, click here. The winners will be announced at the ceremony. The event is open to the public and admission is free, so stop by to cheer on Judy!

The Northern California Book Awards are presented and sponsored by Northern California Book Reviewers, Poetry Flash, Center for the Art of Translation, Red Room, PEN West, Mechanics’ Institute, San Francisco Public Library, Friends of the San Francisco Public Library, and Readers Bookstore at the Main. For more information visit the Poetry Flash website.

Additionally, Judy just received a surprise 2013 Serpentina Enheduanna Award for Excellence in Women-Centered Literature for A Simple Revolution. She was honored alongside authors Mary Beth Moser and Mary Saracino at Sofia University’s annual celebration of the life and work of the first writer of record, Sumerian High Priestess Enheduanna. Check out the full article here.

If you haven’t yet read this amazing memoir, be sure to order your copy of A Simple Revolution today and see what all the buzz is about.


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