Nevada City author Weil a winner in the 87th annual California Book Awards competition

Nevada City author Josh Weil won a prestigious California Book Award with his short story collection “The Age of Perpetual Light.” His book won in the fiction category.

The awards ceremony is June 12 at San Francisco’s Commonwealth Club. It is a coup for our region at the same time it is been designated a statewide Cultural District.

“The California Book Awards have often been in the vanguard, honoring previously unknown authors who go on to garner national acclaim,” the Club explained. “Since 1931, the awards have honored the exceptional literary merit of California writers and publishers. Each year, a select jury considers hundreds of books from around the state in search of the very best in literary achievement.” More details here:

Author: jeffpelline

Jeff Pelline is a veteran editor and award-winning journalist - in print and online. He is publisher of Sierra FoodWineArt magazine and its website Jeff covered business and technology for The San Francisco Chronicle for 12 years, and he was a founding editor and Editor of CNET News for eight years, among other positions. Jeff has a bachelor's degree from UC Berkeley and a master's from Northwestern University. His hobbies include sailing, swimming, and trout fishing in the Sierra.

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