The finalists have been announced for the Whitney Awards.
I think there's a great representation of what LDS authors are writing. I was impressed with the nominations. I only wish I had read all of these wonderful books. (If I start now, maybe I can read all of the books that may be nominated for 2008-- I'm compiling a list of all the books I want to read).
I think The Whitney Awards is a fantastic idea and will help to propel LDS ficiton into a much more respected realm.
All of those involved with The Whitney Awards should be congratulated for all of their hard work and tireless effort to make this happen. I am so lookng forward to attending the gala immediately following the LDStorymakers Writing Conference.
This is a great thing for the LDS writing community.