Congratulations! West Seattle author Lyanda Lynn Haupt’s ‘Urban Bestiary’ chosen as finalist for major award

Last year, we reported on Gatewood author Lyanda Lynn Haupt‘s tale of in-city wildlife – something experienced in West Seattle more than many other places! – “The Urban Bestiary: Encountering the Everyday Wild.” This week, big news – “Urban Bestiary” is one of four finalists in the nonfiction category of the Orion Book Awards, which span North American work published in the preceding year and just this year separated nonfiction and fiction contenders. The winners will be announced next month.

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5 Replies to "Congratulations! West Seattle author Lyanda Lynn Haupt's 'Urban Bestiary' chosen as finalist for major award"

  • Toni Reineke April 24, 2014 (10:07 pm)

    Way to go, Lyanda! I’ve read the book; it’s well worth any and all awards!

  • sgs April 25, 2014 (8:59 am)

    Going to look for it today! Congratulations!

  • Hildeborg April 25, 2014 (9:13 am)

    This is very cool! Way to go!!

  • Trileigh April 25, 2014 (9:16 am)

    Yay Lyanda! Your wonderful book so deserves this terrific honor!

  • Lauren April 25, 2014 (10:28 pm)

    This is so awesome for Lyanda! It’s such a great book, and springtime is the perfect season to read it if you haven’t already!

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