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2020 eLit Award Winners

Fine and Performing Arts (Music / Dance / Cinema / Theater / Photography)

Gold
Hollywood Her Story
Jill Tietjen, P.E. and Barbara Bridges

Silver
Goddess and the Girl Next Door
John William Law

Bronze
Changeling's Return, a novel approach to the music
Travis Edward Pike

Popular Fiction

Gold
Man Mission
Eytan Uliel

Silver
Amie Savage Safari
Lucinda E. Clarke

Bronze
Wheelboys
Dd Jaseron

Literary Fiction

Gold
Give, A Novel
Erica C. Witsell

Silver
Plowed Fields
Jim Barber

Bronze
Tree of Lives
Elizabeth Garden

Short Story Fiction

Gold
Animal Instincts: The Urban Jungle
S.L . Jackson

Silver
Rerouted
Daniel Bryant

Bronze
The Organ Grinder's Monkey
Jack Stewart

Anthologies

Gold
Dark Conjurings: A Short Fiction Horror Anthology
Delia Remington Editor Sarah Read Foreword Jai Lefay A.R. Reinhardt Cassy Crownover Delia Remington Karolyne Cronin Mimi Schweid Authors

Silver
The Refractive Thinker® Vol XVII: Managing a Cultural Workforce: The Impact of Global Employees
Managing editor; Dr. Cheryl Lentz

Bronze
The Coach Exchange
Viki Winterton

Fantasy / Science Fiction

Gold
The Other
Marilyn Peake

Silver
Ganymede
Jason Taylor

Bronze (Tie)
Citizen of Earth
Joseph Kassabian

Bronze (Tie)
Shadow King
Susan K. Hamilton

Historical Fiction

Gold
Moccasin Track
Reid Lance Rosenthal

Silver
The Laureate: Mystery in Renaissance Italy
Ken Tentarelli

Bronze
Conecuh
Herb Hughes

Horror

Gold
The Seven Experiments
Stephen Kanicki

Silver
All Hollow
Simeon Courtie

Bronze
Iron Dogs
Neil Chase

Multicultural Fiction

Gold
CELTIC KNOT   A Clara Swift Tale
Ann Shortell

Silver
Reaper Moon: Race War in the Post Apocalypse
Ted Neill

Bronze
Shanghai Ink
Rashida Nashe

Mystery / Suspense / Thriller

Gold
JACKAL  A Jessica James Mystery
Kelly Oliver

Silver
The Bishop Burned the Lady
Bill Percy

Bronze
The Divine Affliction
Robert M. Fleisher

Religious Fiction

Gold
To Hold the Throne: A Novel of the Last Maccabee Princess and Herod the Great
Joni Okun

Silver
Encounters of the Heart; There's More to the Story Than Meets the Eye Book Two
Cathy Heiliger

Bronze
Angelic Wars First Rebellion
Rick E. Norris

Romance

Gold
Digging Deep
Jay Hogan

Silver (Tie)
On Loving: A Novel
Lili Naghdi

Silver (Tie)
Floating on Secrets
Tantra Bensko

Bronze
Everybody Lies
Melanie A. Smith

Erotic Fiction

Gold
Laid Bare - A Collection of Erotic Lesbian Stories
Editor: Astrid Ohletz and Jae

Children's Books (7 & Under)

Gold
Yara's Tawari Tree
Yossi Lapid

Silver
The Magic You Don't See
John Nassivera

Bronze
Z is for Zebra
Judith Caseley

Children's Books (All ages)

Gold
Loukas and the Game of Chance
Anthony L. Manna

Silver
The Infinity Pendant
Poem Schway

Bronze
David's ADHD
Sherrill S. Cannon

Juvenile / Young Adult Fiction

Gold
Britfield and the Lost Crown
C. R. Stewart

Silver
Danielle: Chronicles of a Superheroine
Ray Kurzweil

Bronze (Tie)
IGIST: New Stars (Book 1 of the YA Science Fiction Series)
L.S. Larson

Bronze (Tie)
Merged
Jim Kroepfl and Stephanie Kroepfl

Autobiography / Memoir

Gold
Remembering Shanghai: A Memoir of Socialites Scholars and Scoundrels
Isabel Sun Chao and Claire Chao

Silver
Prisoners without Bars: A Caregiver's Tale
Donna O'Donnell Figurski

Bronze (Tie)
Goodbye Homeboy: How My Students Drove Me Crazy and Inspired a Movement
Steve Mariotti

Bronze (Tie)
Meet the Principal: My Journey Beyond the Curriculum
Jane Blomstrand

Biography

Gold
Rendered Safe: Tales of an NYPD Bomb Tech
Jeff Ingber

Silver
MASS: A Sniper a Father and a Priest
Jo Scott-Coe

Bronze (Tie)
Diana Cholakova on Two Continents
Lolita Nikolova PhD EdD

Bronze (Tie)
Rusty’s Story
Carol Gino

Animals / Pets

Gold
The Story of Rex of White Way The Blizzard King For Young Readers
Jim Cheskawich

Silver
See the Sea
Alese and Morton Pechter

Bronze
Tibiri's Adventures
Isabella Rey

Business / Career / Sales

Gold
Anti-Sell: Marketing Lead Generation & Networking Tips for Freelancers Who Hate Sales
Steve Morgan

Silver
Leadership with a Servant's Heart: Leading through Personal Relationships
Kevin Wayne Johnson

Bronze
Developing the Conscious Leadership Mindset for the 21st Century
Jeffrey S. Deckman

Current Events I (Political / Economic / Legal / Media)

Gold
News Leadership: Conversations about Journalism and its Future
Charlotte Norsworthy

Current Events II (Social Issues / Public Affairs / Ecological / Humanitarian)

Gold
Curing the Cancer in U.S. Healthcare: StatesCare and Market-Based Medicine
Deane Waldman MD MBA

Silver
Dirty Science
Bob Gebelein

Education / Academic / Teaching

Gold
Write to Influence! (Second edition)
Carla D. Bass Colonel USAF (Ret)

Silver
The Christian Self-Formation: Anthropology of Becoming
Krzysztof Stanibula

Bronze
Before You Quit Teaching: Tools Resources and Hope for New Teachers in High-Poverty Classrooms
Ruby K. Payne Ph.D.

Environment / Ecology / Nature

Gold
See the Sea
Alese and Morton Pechter

Silver
Finance/Investment/Economics

Bronze
Defeat of the Wicked Iniquitous: An Inspired Epic Thesis and Political-Economic Thriller
William Curtis Woolf

LGBT Fiction

Gold
Choices
Lyn Gardner

Silver
When the Stars Sang
Caren J. Werlinger

Bronze
The Roommate Arrangement
Jae

LGBT Non-Fiction

Gold
Living with Crossdressing: Discovering Your True Identity
Savannah Hauk

Gift / Holiday / Specialty

Gold
A Christmas Carol (With Audio Christmas Carols-Kindle+)
Norman Whaler

Silver
How Big Can You Dream?
Viki Winterton

Graphic Novel / Drawn Book - Humor / Cartoon

Gold
Bee Gone: A Political Parable
Constance Corcoran Wilson

History

Gold
The Growth and Collapse of One American Nation
Donald J Fraser

Silver
Ho Chi Minh and the USA's Office of Strategic Services in WWII
Captain S. Martin Shelton, USNR (Ret.)

Humor

Gold
The Hunting of the Snark
Lewis Carroll and Illustrated by George A. Walker

Inspirational / Spiritual

Gold
The Childlike Heist
Justin Wiesinger

Silver
Into God's Light - My Experiences with a Modern Day Mystic
Timothy Noble

Bronze
In God's waiting Room...the only way to avoid death was to face her life in a coma
Barbara Morello O'Donnell and Howard Rankin

New Age / Mind-Body-Spirit

Gold
The Courage of a Butterfly
Edmond E. Frank

Poetry

Gold
The Essential Douglas LePan
Douglas LePan and Selected by John Barton

Silver
Raven
John Smelcer

Bronze
Slivers
Roberta M Roy

Psych / Mental Health

Gold
Bipolar Has 1000 Faces
Jesse Lee Hite, Md

Sports / Fitness / Recreation

Gold
The Conman
Mike Murphey with Keith Comstock

Silver
Casting Into Mystery
Robert Reid and Engravings by Wesley W. Bates

Reference

Gold
PMO Governance: Practical Strategies to Govern Portfolio Program and Project Delivery
Eugen Spivak

Religion (Eastern / Western)

Gold
Why Can't We Trust God?
Thomas Wise

Self Help

Gold
Turn The Tables - from challenges to opportunities
Priya Kumar

Religion (Eastern / Western)

Gold
World Religions - Is there a Meaning for You? Your Candid Guide to Truth and Reconciliation
Dr Ron Forbes and Dr Chris Hartney

Science

Gold
Dirty Science
Bob Gebelein

Self Help

Gold
Emotional Judo®: Communication Skills to Handle Difficult Conversations and Boost Emotional Intelligence
Tim Higgs

Silver
The Meaning of Life
Nathanael Garrett Novosel

Bronze
Choosing Happiness
Rudrani Devi

Sexuality / Relationships

Gold
Living with Crossdressing: Discovering Your True Identity
Savannah Hauk

Transportation (Automotive / Aviation / Railroad etc.)

Gold
Making it FASTER II  The Indianapolis and Grand Prix Cars
Norm DeWitt

Silver
Teddy Roosevelt Millie and the Elegant Ride
Jean M. Flahive

Travel - Essay

Gold
Man Mission
Eytan Uliel

Silver
Savoring the Camino de Santiago: It's the Pilgrimage Not the Hike
Julie Gianelloni Connor

Bronze
Head Waggling in Delhi
Eytan Uliel

Women's Issues

Gold
Ruby
Karen D. McIntyre

Writing / Publishing

Gold
Your Anthology Blueprint
Viki Winterton

Silver
Viaticum
Jeffrey Donaldson

Bronze
The Writer's Journal
Barney Beard

Best Book Multi-Media

Gold (Tie)
News Leadership: Conversations about Journalism and its Future
Charlotte Norsworthy

Gold (Tie)
20 Ways To Track A Tiger
Carol Amore

Silver
Giving Voice
Victoria Lansford

Bronze
Baby BSL, Where is the Bird?
Victoria Forrest

Best Book Website

Gold
Britfield and the Lost Crown
C. R. Stewart

Best Author Website

Gold
Plowed Fields
Jim Barber

Best use of Audio / Video

Gold
A Christmas Carol (With Audio Christmas Carols-Kindle+)
Norman Whaler

Best Book Trailer

Gold
Remembering Shanghai: A Memoir of Socialites Scholars and Scoundrels
Isabel Sun Chao and Claire Chao

Silver
That Famous Fig Leaf
Chad W. Thompson

Bronze
Britfield and the Lost Crown
C. R. Stewart

Evergreen Environment / Ecology / Nature

Gold
Tree
Melina Sempill Watts

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