Savant Books and Publications Honors Its 2015 Pacific Rim Book Festival Awardees

Savant Books and Publications honors “in-house” authors and poets receiving 2015 Pacific Rim Book Festival Awards.
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HONOLULU - May 15, 2015 - PRLog -- Hawaii-based international publisher, Savant Books and Publications, is pleased to honor seven in-house authors and fourteen poets who recently received 2015 Pacific Rim Book Festival awards. This annual international book festival honors the best in unpublished, published/printed and published eBooks from around the Pacific Rim in in the following genres: non-fiction; fiction; biography, autobiography, and memoir; children's books; compilations and anthologies; young adult; how-to; cookbooks; science fiction; business and technology; history; wild card; health/wellness; photography/art; poetry; unpublished stories; spiritual and religious works; and regional literature. There is no date of publication restriction on submissions. This year's prize for the overall winner was $1000 cash appearance fee and a flight to the gala awards ceremony.

The awards presentations opened with a blessing by Mr. Leon Siu, followed by several Waikiki songs sung by internationally-renown recording artists Leon Siu and Malia Elliott of Leon and Malia Productions. Eight Savant Books and Publications authors were awarded including (in alphabetical order by last name):

Hans Brinckmann IN THE EYES OF THE SON (biography/autobiography/memoir)
Helen R. Davis CLEOPATRA UNCONQUERED (unpublished manuscript)
A. G. Hayes THE JUDAS LIST (general fiction)
Don "Four Arrows" Jacobs LAST SONG OF THE WHALES (young adult)
R. Page Kaufman TROPIC OF CALIFORNIA (regional literature)
Suzanne Langford (ed) VOLUTIONS - 2014 SAVANT POETRY ANTHOLOGY (poetry)
Leon Puissegur THE OIL MAN (science fiction)
Richard Rose THE LAZARUS CONSPIRACIES (wild card)

Special recognition went to Savant authors R. Page Kaufman (regional literature winner) and Suzanne Langford (editor; poetry runner-up). VOLUTIONS - 2014 SAVANT POETRY ANTHOLOGY award-winning contributing poets recognized at the event include (in alphabetical order by last name):

Noemi Villagrana Barragan
Hans Brinckmann
Helen R. Davis
K. Lauren de Boer
Lonner F. Holden
Daniel S. Janik
Kaethe Kauffman
Suzanne Langford
Lucretia Leong
C. P. Little
Leilani Madison
Lady Mariposa

All of the above works, except CLEOPATRA UNCONQUERED (scheduled for publication in 2015), including CD’s by recording artists Leon and Malia are available from Savant Books and Publications and; some books are available as Amazon Kindle eBooks.

The awards presentations were immediately preceded by the 2015 Honolulu Writers, Authors and Poets Gathering.

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