Audie Awards 2022

The winners of the 2022 Audie Awards, including the Audiobook of the Year, were announced by the Audio Publishers Association (APA) on March 4.

The Audie Awards® recognize excellence in audiobook and spoken word entertainment.

Winners of genre interest include:

AUDIOBOOK OF THE YEAR

Andy Weir’s Project Hail Mary

FANTASY

 Rhythm of War

  • Written by Brandon Sanderson
  • Narrated by Michael Kramer and Kate Reading
  • Published by Macmillan Audio

SCIENCE FICTION

Project Hail Mary

  • Written by Andy Weir
  • Narrated by Ray Porter
  • Published by Audible Studios

There winners in other categories follow the jump.

AUDIE AWARDS 2022

AUDIO DRAMA

Sherlock Holmes – The Seamstress of Peckham Rye

  • Written by Jonathan Barnes
  • Performed by Nicholas Briggs, Richard Earl, Lucy Briggs-Owen, India Fisher, James Joyce, Anjella MacKintosh, Glen McCready, and Mark Elstob
  • Published by Big Finish Productions

AUTOBIOGRAPHY/MEMOIR

Somebody’s Daughter

  • Written and narrated by Ashley C. Ford
  • Published by Macmillan Audio

BEST FEMALE NARRATOR

Deepti Gupta in The Parted Earth

  • Written by Anjali Enjeti
  • Published by Novel Audio

BEST MALE NARRATOR

Lin-Manuel Miranda in Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World

  • Written by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
  • Published by Simon & Schuster Audio

BUSINESS/PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Machiavelli for Women

  • Written and narrated by Stacey Vanek Smith
  • Published by Simon & Schuster Audio

SPANISH LANGUAGE

La casa de Bernarda Alba

  • Written by Federico García Lorca
  • Narrated by Gloria Muñoz, Elena González, Rebeca Hernando, Carmen Mayordomo, Marta Poveda, Sol de la Barreda, Beatriz Melgares, Cristina Arias, and Antonio Martínez Asensio
  • Published by Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial

FAITH-BASED FICTION OR NONFICTION

The Gift of Black Folk

  • Written by W.E.B. Du Bois
  • Narrated by Arnell Powell
  • Published by Brilliance Publishing

FICTION

The Final Revival of Opal & Nev       

  • Written by Dawnie Walton
  • Narrated by Janina Edwards, Bahni Turpin, James Langton, André De Shields, Dennis Boutsikaris, Steve West, Gabra Zackman, Robin Miles, and a full cast
  • Published by Simon & Schuster Audio

HISTORY/BIOGRAPHY

Clanlands: Whisky, Warfare, and a Scottish Adventure Like No Other

  • Written and narrated by Sam Heughan and Graham McTavish (with a foreword written and narrated by Diana Gabaldon)
  • Published by Hodder & Stoughton

HUMOR

How Y’all Doing?

  • Written and narrated by Leslie Jordan
  • Published by HarperAudio

LITERARY FICTION AND CLASSICS

All Creatures Great and Small

  • Written by James Herriot
  • Narrated by Nicholas Ralph
  • Published by Macmillan Audio

MIDDLE GRADE

 Playing the Cards You’re Dealt

  • Written by Varian Johnson
  • Narrated by Dion Graham
  • Published by Scholastic Audio

MULTI-VOICED PERFORMANCE

Heresy

  • Written by Melissa Lenhardt
  • Narrated by Barrie Kreinik, Bailey Carr, Ella Turenne, Nikki Massoud, Natalie Naudus, Imani Jade Powers, and James Fouhey
  • Published by Hachette Audio

MYSTERY

Later

  • Written by Stephen King
  • Narrated by Seth Numrich
  • Published by Simon & Schuster Audio

NARRATION BY THE AUTHOR(S)

A Promised Land

  • Written and narrated by Barack Obama
  • Published by Penguin Random House Audio

NONFICTION

The Joy of Sweat

  • Written by Sarah Everts
  • Narrated by Sophie Amoss
  • Published by Penguin Random House Audio

ORIGINAL WORK

Heroine

  • Written and narrated by Mary Jane Wells
  • Published by Author’s Republic

ROMANCE

Reel: Hollywood Renaissance, Book 1

  • Written by Kennedy Ryan
  • Narrated by Eboni Flowers, Jakobi Diem, Nicole Small, and April Christina
  • Published by Scribechick Media LLC, Produced by Lyric Audiobooks

SHORT STORIES/COLLECTIONS

Blackout

  • Written by Dhonielle Clayton, Tiffany D. Jackson, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Ashley Woodfolk, and Nicola Yoon
  • Narrated by Joniece Abbott-Pratt, Dion Graham, Imani Parks, Jordan Cobb, Shayna Small, A.J. Beckles, and Bahni Turpin
  • Published by HarperAudio

THRILLER/SUSPENSE

Local Woman Missing

  • Written by Mary Kubica
  • Narrated by Brittany Pressley, Jennifer Jill Araya, Gary Tiedemann, and Jesse Vilinsky
  • Published by HarperAudio

YOUNG ADULT

Be Dazzled

  • Written by Ryan La Sala
  • Narrated by Pete Cross
  • Published by Dreamscape Media

YOUNG LISTENERS

I and I Bob Marley

  • Written by Tony Medina
  • Narrated by Jaime Lincoln Smith and Tony Medina
  • Published by Live Oak Media

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