Maija Rhee Devine

Awards won by the autobiographical novel set during the Korean War,  The Voices of Heaven, are:

  1. Winner: 2013 ForeWord Reviews Book of The Year Award: Silver Award: Multicultural; Bronze: Military & War
  2. Bronze Medal, 2014 Independent Publisher Book Award, Best Adult Fiction E-Book Category:
  3. Honorable Mention, 2013 Eric Hoffer Book Award for Short Prose & Independent Books, Category Prizes, E-book Fiction (Full posting on The USReview of Books website)
  4. Longlisted for the 2014 Chautauqua Institution Book Award ( (29 out of 155 submissions)Reviewers’ comments:*“Devine writes beautifully about a culture/society not often portrayed in mainstream fiction.  Her characters are well-drawn and her depiction of the importance of “tradition” in Korean life rings true.”*“a fresh and unique story”

    *“a masterpiece of historic fiction”

Posted on: July 7th, 2014 by Maija Rhee Devine

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