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 & Warhttps://indiefab.forewordreviews.com/winners/2013/multicultural/https://indiefab.forewordreviews.com/winners/2013/war-and-military/
  2. Bronze Medal, 2014 Independent Publisher Book Award, Best Adult Fiction E-Book Category: http://www.independentpublisher.com/article.php?page=1794
  3. Honorable Mention, 2013 Eric Hoffer Book Award for Short Prose & Independent Books, Category Prizes, E-book Fiction http://www.theusreview.com/USRhoffer.html#efic (Full posting on The USReview of Books website)
  4. Longlisted for the 2014 Chautauqua Institution Book Award (www.ciweb.org) (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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