If you haven't yet heard, SIBA (Southern Independend Booksellers'Alliance) announced this year's winners on July 4th. Check out SIBA's website, and for a great overview of the winners and other literary news, see the excellent Authors 'Round the South blog.
Here are a few of the winners:
Fiction: Burning Bright by Ron Rash
Nonfiction: The Blueberry Years: A Memoir of Farm and Family by Jim Minick
Poetry: A House of Branches by Janisse Ray