LITERARY AWARDS & PROFESSIONAL ENDORSEMENTS

Pura's books have won or been finalists for various literary awards & have been the recipients of special merit from professional reviewers.

Awards include the Kobzar, the Dartmouth, the Rone and the Word Guild. Professional Reviewers include Readers Favorite, RT Book Reviews, Publishers Weekly and USA Today.

LITERARY AWARDS & PROFESSIONAL ENDORSEMENTS

READERS FAVORITE

11 BOOKS BY MURRAY PURA HAVE RECEIVED "TOP PICK 5 STAR AWARDS" FROM RF READERS FAVORITE: Beautiful Skin/Petals/The Wings of Morning/All My Beautiful Tomorrows/Zo/Ashton Park/Ride the Sky/Grace Rider/The White Birds of Morning/A Sun Drenched Elsewhere/Abigail's Christmas Miracle

LITERARY AWARDS & PROFESSIONAL ENDORSEMENTS

RT BOOK REVIEWS

TWO BOOKS BY MURRAY PURA HAVE RECEIVED STELLAR ENDORSEMENTS FROM RT REVIEWS - RT REVIEWS 4 1/2 stars = GOLD PHENOMENAL – IN A CLASS BY ITSELF: The Wings of Morning and Whispers of a New Dawn

LITERARY AWARDS & PROFESSIONAL ENDORSEMENTS

KOBZAR LITERARY AWARD

Murray Pura has been a finalist for the Shevchenko Foundation's $25,000 Kobzar Literary Award for his novel ZO

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DARTMOUTH BOOK AWARD

Dartmouth Book award finalist for novel MIZZLY FITCH

A lighthouse keeper looks back on his life by the sea. The novel is primarily set on the Atlantic Coast in the 1920s.

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RONE AWARD

Rone Award Finalist for novel WHISPERS OF A NEW DAWN

A family rooted in non-violence and pacifism deals with the tragic events of December 7th, 1941 while living near Pearl Harbor.

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I'm grateful to be connected with HarperCollins, Harlequin, Baker, Barbour, MillerWords, Harvest House & Elk Lake Publishing.

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