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Oklahoma Book Awards

2023 Oklahoma Book Award Winners Announced

The 2023 Oklahoma Book Award Winners in the categories of fiction, non-fiction, children/ young adult, poetry, and design/ illustration were announced at the ceremony on April 22, 2023 at the Embassy Suites Downtown Medical Center

Author Sheldon Russell was honored with the Arrell Gibson Lifetime Achievement Award. The Lynn McIntosh Award for Excellence went to Jeanetta Calhoun Mish for The Collected Poems of Josie Craig Berry.

The Oklahoma Center for the Book (OCB) has partnered with the non-profit Friends of the Oklahoma Center for the Book for more than 30 years to co-sponsor the annual Oklahoma Book Awards.

The OCB, located in the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, is affiliated with the National Center for the Book in the Library of Congress. 

Questions? Contact Connie Armstrong, Executive Director for the Oklahoma Center for the Book, by email or call 405-522-3383.

Last Modified on Apr 24, 2023
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