Awards and Recognition

  • The Santa Fe Writer’s Project Literary Awards featured Little Girl Leaving in the Longlist Awards Program.
  • Little Girl Leaving is a recipient of the B.R.A.G. Medallion.
  • The Finalist Award for Outstanding Literary General Fiction from the Independent Authors Network was given to Little Girl Leaving by Lisa Blume.
  • The Kindle Book Review Award recognized Little Girl Leaving with a Finalist Award for Best Literary Fiction.
  • The UK Wishing Shelf Awards honored Little Girl Leaving with a Finalist Award.
  • The Eric Hoffer Book Awards Grand Prize Shortlist included Little Girl Leaving.
  • Little Girl Leaving, by Lisa Blume, has been selected a Finalist for three additional Eric Hoffer Book Awards, The Montaigne Medal for most thought-provoking book, and the da Vinci Eye for cover art. And the First Horizon Award for best books by debut author. “This small list of finalists is an honored distinction” announced prior to the Eric Hoffer Award Grand Prize.
  • Little Girl Leaving, by Lisa Blume, won The Bill Fisher Silver Award for Best First Book (Fiction) from the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards for 2019 recognizing excellence in book editorial and design and regarded as one of the highest national honors for independent publishers.


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