15 Bytes Book Awards for Creative Non-fiction and Fiction!

Weller Book Works is pleased to be hosting the 15 Bytes 5th Annual Book Awards for creative non-fiction and fiction!

Join us as 15 Bytes honors Scott Abbott and his book IMMORTAL FOR QUITE SOME TIME as the winner for creative non-fiction! Mr. Abbott will be here to read from his winning title, along with finalist Kevin Holdsworth (GOOD WATER)! Finalist Patrick Madden (SUBLIME PHYSICK) will also be honored.

15 Bytes also honors the winner for fiction, Michael Gills, and THE HOUSE ACROSS FROM THE DEAF SCHOOL! He will be here to read, as well. The other finalists, Gerald Elias (PLAYING WITH FIRE) and Andrew Hunt (DESOLATION FLATS), are unable to attend, but will also be honored.

Please join us to help celebrate 15 Bytes and some of the best in Utah literature! The ceremony will be followed by a signing with all authors in attendance.

Event date: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
607 Trolley Square
Salt Lake City, UT 84102
The House Across from the Deaf School Cover Image
ISBN: 9781680031058
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Published: Texas Review Press - November 11th, 2016

The House across from the Deaf School, Michael Gills’ third collection of short fiction, continues the life and times of Joey Harvell, whose stepfather, in “Last Words on Lonoke,” gives him a .30-06, tells him not to aim at anything he doesn’t want to kill, and “that’s pretty much it for [his] gun safety lessons.”  Later, in “What Th

Immortal for Quite Some Time Cover Image
ISBN: 9781607815143
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Published: University of Utah Press - October 30th, 2016

“This is not a memoir. Rather, this is a fraternal meditation on the question: ‘Are we friends, my brother?’ The story is uncertain, the characters are in flux, the voices are plural, the photographs are as troubled as the prose.

Desolation Flats: A Mystery (An Art Oveson Mystery #3) Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250064615
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Published: Minotaur Books - November 15th, 2016

In the summer of 1938, as war clouds loom overseas, auto racers from around the world gather at the Bonneville Salt Flats west of Salt Lake City, intent on breaking the land-speed record.

Playing with Fire (Daniel Jacobus Mystery #5) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780727886149
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Published: Severn House Publishers - September 1st, 2016

The latest Daniel Jacobus mystery holds a mirror to the glittery facade of the concert world, delving into the multimillion-dollar sleight-of-hand of violin dealing . . .