The CHAUCER Awards for Historical Fiction 2015 Official Finalists Listing


The CHAUCER Writing Competition recognizes emerging new talent and outstanding works in the genre of  Historical Fiction. The Chaucer Awards is a division of Chanticleer International Novel Writing Competitions.

More than $30,000.00 dollars worth of cash and prizes will be awarded to Chanticleer Book Reviews 2015 writing competition winners at the Chanticleer Authors Conference April 30, 2016!

Chanticleer Book Reviews

The Chaucer Awards FIRST IN CATEGORY sub-genres  are:  Pre-Historical Fiction,
Ancient Historical Fiction, World/International History (non-western culture historical fiction), Dark Ages, Medieval, Renaissance, Elizabethan/Tudor 1600’s, Historical Young Adult.

Due to demand, we will divide the Chaucer Awards into two separate contests for 2016: The CHAUCER Awards for historical fiction prior to 1750 and the GOETHE Awards for Historical Fiction after 1750 until the 1970s.

The following titles will compete for the FIRST IN CATEGORY Positions and Awards Packages.

The Finalists Authors and Titles of Works that have made it to the Short-list of the Chaucer 2015 Novel Writing Contest are as of Dec. 26, 2015. (Please check back often as we are still processing the Chaucer 2015 Finalists. We will add OFFICIAL FINALIST POSTING to this post when it is complete. Thank you for your understanding.)

  • John Hallman for Punic Wars
  • Bruce Macbain for Odin’s Child
  • Gregory Warwick Hansen  for Pelsaert’s Nightmare
  • Jerrie Brock for Pawn to King’s Right
  • Nicole Evelina  for Madame Presidentess
  • JD Slade for  Last Children of the Valley
  • Jay W Curry for  Nixon And Dovey
  • Mary Kay Thill for The Uncrowned King: A Story of Lorenzo Medici 
  • Sara Dahmen  for Doctor Kinney’s Housekeeper
  • Diana Wilder for  The City of Refuge
  • Glen Alan Burke for Jesse
  • Rose Seiler Scott for Threaten to Undo Us
  • McKendree Long for Higher Ground
  • Helena P. Schrader for  Defender of Jerusalem
  • Christian Kachel for Spoils of Olympus: By the Sword

LIST TO CONTINUE — Thank you for your patience. We are working through the CHAUCER entries for 2015. 

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