2016 Prism Awards

The Fantasy, Futuristic, and Paranormal chapter of Romance Writers of America announced the winners of the 2016 PRISM Contest for Published Authors.

The Prism Contest is a pay-for-play award that costs a fee to enter.

The winners were announced at FF&P’s The Gathering at RWA National earlier this month.

DARK PARANORMAL

  • Prism Award Winner (tie): Harvest Moon by Lisa Kessler
  • Prism Award Winner (tie): Releasing the Demons by L.D. Rose
  • 2nd place: Blood, Pain, and Pleasure by Nadine Mutas
  • 3rd place: Blood Surfer by Debra Jess

LIGHT PARANORMAL

  • Prism Award Winner: Southern Spirits by Angie Fox
  • 2nd place: Sentinel Lost by A.E. Jones
  • 3rd place: The Cougar’s Trade by Holley Trent

FANTASY

  • Prism Award Winner (tie): Forbidden by Katrina Snow
  • Prism Award Winner (tie): Tempest by Sherry Jesberger
  • 2nd place: Rising Fire by Terri Brisbin 3rd place: Treasured Claim by Jami Gold

FUTURISTIC

  • Prism Award Winner: Dark Horse by Michelle Diener
  • 2nd place: Echo 8 by Sharon Fisher
  • 3rd place (tie): Honour Bound by M.A. Grant
  • 3rd place (tie): Shades of Treason by Sandy Williams

TIME TRAVEL/STEAMPUNK

  • Prism Award Winner: The Memory Painter by Gwendolyn Womack
  • 2nd place: Charming the Professor by Donna MacMeans
  • 3rd place: Steam Me Up, Rawley by Angela Quarles

NOVELLA

  • Prism Award Winner: The Klockwerk Kraken by Aidee Ladnier
  • 2nd place: Under a Mating Moon by Celia Breslin
  • 3rd place: Desires at War by Kira Shayde

YOUNG ADULT

  • Prism Award Winner: Altered by Marnee Blake
  • 2nd place: Illusion by Lea Nolan
  • 3rd place: Greta and the Glass Kingdom by Chloe Jacobs

BEST FIRST BOOK

  • Forbidden by Katrina Snow

BEST OF THE BEST (tie)

  • Forbidden by Katrina Snow
  • Tempest by Sherry Jesberger