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2018 NAUTILUS GRAND & GOLD WINNERS

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GRAND WINNER 

PERSONAL GROWTH & SELF HELP: LARGE OR HYBRID PUBLISHER

Intrinsic Hope: Living Courageously in Troubled Times
Kate Davies, M.A., D. Phil.
New Society Publishers


SPECIAL HONORS AS BEST OF SELF-PUBLISHED

SOCIAL SCIENCE & EDUCATION

Your Body is Your Brain 
Amanda Blake
Trokay Press

 


SPECIAL HONORS AS BEST OF SMALL PRESS

RELIGION/SPIRITUALITY OF WESTERN THOUGHT

Stations of the Cosmic Christ
Matthew Fox & Bishop Marc Andrus
with artists M.C. Richards & Ullrrich Javier Lemus
Unity Books

 


SPECIAL HONORS AS BEST OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS

MIDDLE GRADE NON-FICTION

Turtle Island: The Story of North America's First People
Eldon Yellowhorn & Kathy Lowinger
Annick Press


SPECIAL HONORS FOR LIFETIME CONTRIBUTION

Mary Oliver

With profound gratitude for Mary Oliver’s eloquent,
elegant poetic expression, that will forever touch into the
very depth of our human heart, in rare relationship to the
beautifully mysterious natural world in which we all live…


Devotions: The Selected Poems of Mary Oliver
Mary Oliver
Penguin Press

 


Grand Prize Winning Author
receives $2,500 prize funds from Nautilus Director - May 2019

Kate Davies, PhD (right), our 2018 Grand Prize Winner, met recently with Mary Belknap, Nautilus Director (left), and received the prize funds of $2,500 with our gratitude for her excellent work. Kate's book is Intrinsic Hope: Living Courageously in Troubled Times (New Society Publishers). Kate is emeritus professor at Antioch College, a public health administrator, and serves communities in both USA and Canada as a Mindfulness Meditation workshop leader.

2018 NAUTILUS GOLD WINNERS

Aging consciously

The Aging of Aquarius: Igniting Passion & Purpose as an Elder
Helen Wilkes
New Society Publishers 

ANIMALS & NATURE

Rescuing Ladybugs: Inspirational Encounters with Animals that Changed the World
Jennifer Skiff
New World Library

BODY, MIND & SPIRIT PRACTICES

Illustrated Herbiary: Guidance & Rituals from 36 Bewitching Botanicals
Maia Toll & Kate O’Hara, Illustrator
Storey Publishing

BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP

Chief Joy Officer
Rich Sheridan
Portfolio | Penguin RandomHouse 

CREATIVE PROCESS

The Telling Image: Shapes of Changing Times
Lois Farfel Stark
Greenleaf Book Group

ECOLOGY & ENVIRONMENT

Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore
Elizabeth Rush
Milkweed Editions

 

FICTION: SELF-PUBLISHED & SMALL PRESS

Empire of Glass 
Kaitlin Solimine
Ig Publishing

FICTION: LARGE PUBLISHER

Speak No Evil 
Uzodinma Iweala
Harper

FOOD, COOKING & HEALTHY EATING

Cooking with Scraps 
Lindsay-Jean Hard
Workman Publishing

GIFT & SPECIALTY

A Book That Takes Its Time
Irene Smit & Astrid van der Hulst
Workman Publishing

GREEN LIVING / SUSTAINABILITY

Scraps, Peels, & Stems: Recipes and Tips for Rethinking Food Waste at Home 
Jill Lightner
Mountaineers Books | Skipstone 

DEATH & DYING / GRIEF & LOSS

Graceful Exit: How to advocate effectively, take care of yourself, & be present for the death of a loved one
Gustavo Ferrer, MD
Sounds True

HEALTH, HEALING, WELLNESS & VITALITY

Conceivability: What I Learned Exploring the Frontiers of
Fertility
Elizabeth Katkin
Simon & Schuster

HEROIC JOURNEYS

My Father's Gift: How One Man's Purpose Became a
Journey of Hope and Healing
Sixtus Z. Atabong
Koehler Books

INNER PROSPERITY & RIGHT LIVELIHOOD

Mind to Matter: The Astonishing Science of How Your Brain
Creates Material Reality
Dr. Dawson Church
Hay House

JOURNALISM & INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

Lost Connections
Johann Hari
Bloomsbury Publishing

JOURNALISM & INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING

Poached: Inside the Dark World of Wildlife Trafficking
Rachel Love Nuwer
Da Capo Press | Hachette Group

MEMOIR & PERSONAL JOURNEY (Self-Published & Small Press)

Breaking Vases: Shattering Limitations & Daring to Thrive -
A Middle Eastern Woman's Story
Dima Ghawi
Self-Published

MEMOIR & PERSONAL JOURNEY (LARGE PUBLISHER)

The Fox Hunt: A Refugee's Tale of Coming to America
Mohammed Al Samawi
William Morrow | HarperCollins

MULTICULTURAL & INDIGENOUS

Disturbed in Their Nests: A Journey from Sudan's
Dinkaland to San Diego's City Heights
Alephonsion Deng & Judy A. Bernstein
Blackstone Publishing

PARENTING & FAMILY

Roots and Wings: Childhood Needs a Revolution
Alex Koster
Self-Published

PERSONAL GROWTH (self-published & small press)

Live Ablaze: And Light Up the World
Sarah Davison-Tracy
Ignite Publishers

PERSONAL GROWTH (Large publisher)

Intrinsic Hope: Living Courageously in Troubled Times
Kate Davies
New Society Publishers

SPECIAL HONOR AS OUR 2018 GRAND PRIZE WINNER

PERSONAL GROWTH (Large publisher)

Lifeshocks - And How to Love Them
Sophie Sabbage
Hodder Stoughton  |  Hachette

PSYCHOLOGY

Deviced! Balancing Life & Technology in a Digital World
Doreen Dodgen-Magee
Rowman & Littlefield

PHOTOGRAPHY & ARTS

Trees: Between Earth and Heaven
Art Wolfe, Wade Davis & Gregory McNamee
Earth Aware | InsightEditions

POETRY

Isako Isako
Mia Ayumi Malhotra
Alice James Books

Lyric Prose

Glass Needles & Goose Quills: Elementary Lessons in
Atomic Properties, Nuclear Families, & Radical Poetics
Lissa Kiernan
Haley's

RELATIONSHIPS & COMMUNICATION

Love Worth Making
Stephen Snyder, MD
St. Martin's Press

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF EASTERN THOUGHT

Mad Monk Manifesto: A Prescription for Evolution,
Revolution, and Global Awakening
Monk Yun Rou
Mango Publishing Group

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF WESTERN THOUGHT

A Baptist Preacher's Buddhist Teacher
Lawrence E. Carter Sr.
Middleway Press  

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF WESTERN THOUGHT

Stations of the Cosmic Christ
Matthew Fox & Bishop Marc Andrus
Unity Books

SPECIAL HONORS AS 2018 BEST OF SMALL PRESS

RELIGION / SPIRITUALITY OF other traditions

Winds of Spirit: Ancient Wisdom Tools for

Navigating Relationships, Health, and the Divine
Renee Baribeau
Hay House  | Enlightenment Productions

SCIENCE & COSMOLOGY

Purpose and Desire
J. Scott Turner
HarperOne

SOCIAL SCIENCES & EDUCATION

The Person You Mean to Be
Dolly Chugh
Harper Business

SOCIAL CHANGE & Social justice

Our Search for Belonging
Howard J. Ross
Berrett-Koehler Publishers

USA & OTHER WORLD CULTURES SPIRITUAL GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT

Healing Justice:  Stories of Wisdom and Love 
Jarem Sawatsky
Red Canoe Press

WOMEN IN THE 21st Century

Nature, Culture & the Sacred: A Woman Listens for
Leadership
Nina Simons
Green Fire Press

CHILDREN'S CATEGORIES

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - FICTION STORY

I See You
Michael Genhart & Joanne Lew-Vriethoff, Illustrator
Magination Press | APA

CHILDREN'S PICTURE BOOKS - NONFICTION

So Many Smarts!
Michael Genhart & Holly Clifton-Brown, Illustrator
Magination Press | APA

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - FICTION STORY

Who Do I Want to Become?
Rumeet Billan PhD
Page Two Books

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - NONFICTION

Howl Like a Wolf
Kathleen Yale & Kaley McKean, Illustrator
Storey Publishing

CHILDREN'S ILLUSTRATED - NONFICTION

We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga
Traci Sorell
Charlesbridge Publishing | PRH

MIDDLE GRADES - FICTION

A Calf Named Brian Higgins
Kristen Ball
One Elm Books | Red Chair Press

MIDDLE GRADES - NONFICTION

Strong is the New Pretty
Kate T. Parker
Workman Publishing

MIDDLE GRADES - NONFICTION

Turtle Island: The Story of North America's First People
Eldon Yellowhorn & Kathy Lowinger
Annick Press

SPECIAL HONORS AS 2018 BEST OF CHILDREN'S BOOKS

YOUNG ADULT FICTION

Anger Is a Gift
Mark Oshiro
Tor Teen  |  Tom Doherty  |  MacMillan

YOUNG ADULT NON-FICTION

HOPE NATION
Rose Brock, Editor
Philomel | PRH