Halina Duraj’s The Family Cannon Receives San Diego Book Award

Congratulations to Augury author Halina Duraj, recipient of this year’s San Diego Book Awards! Duraj’s The Family Cannon received the award in the category of best published anthology/short story collection. Other finalists include Matthew Pallamary for A Short Walk to the Other Side (Mystic Ink Publishing) and Bonnie ZoBell for What Happened Here (Press 53).

To view the complete list of winners for 2015, visit the SDBAA website.

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CLMP Firecracker Reading, Featuring Finalist Halina Duraj’s ‘The Family Cannon’

Space Colony Art from the 1970s, courtesy of the Public Domain Review

The Council of Literary Magazines and Presses  (CLMP) is holding a reading this Sunday afternoon, featuring the finalists for their new Firecracker Awards, including Halina Duraj for The Family Cannon (Augury Books, 2014).

The reading will take place from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.,  during the 16th Annual Lit Mag Fair at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. Other finalists and publishers include, Bonnie Friedman (Etruscan Press), Vikas K. Menon and Dan Goldman (Rattapallax), Jesse Lonergan (NBM Publishing), Hubert & Kerascoet (NBM Publishing), Eric Hobbs and Noel Tuazon (NBM Publishing).

Winners of the Firecracker Award will be announced on May 27th at powerHouse Arena in DUMBO, Brooklyn.

Join Augury Books at Housing Works on Sunday as editor Kate Angus reads from The Family Cannon.