Love Like A Dog

AnneCalcagnoAwardsRecipient of a 2014-15 artist’s residency
Roger Brown House in New Buffalo

First Place in the category First Novel
New Generation Indie Awards

Finalist in Animals/Pets Books category
New Generation Indie Awards

Bronze Medal in the Great Lakes Regional Fiction category
15th Annual Independent Book Publisher Awards

Honorable Mention in the General Fiction category
San Francisco Book Festival part of the DYI Convention
(Do it Yourself awards in Film, Music & Books)

Finalist in INKUBATE’s novel competition
(1,200+ submissions, judged by Mary Gaitskill)

Pray for Yourself

San Francisco Foundation Phelan Literary Award
National Endowment for the Arts FellowshipTwo Illinois Arts Council Artists Fellowships

Other Awards

Illinois Arts Council Literary Award
Foreword’s Silver Medal, Best Travel Book of the Year
Editors’ Choice Award: Journeywoman & the Independent Travel Stores Association

Professional Service

2018 Judge, Society of Midland Authors, Adult Fiction category
Five-time Ragdale Foundation’s Selections Committee
Panelist, Lit Panel, State of Illinois, Illinois Arts Council
Grants Judge, Lit Panel, Chicago Dept. of Cultural Affairs
Grants Judge, Lit Panel, State of Indiana
Advisory Board, The Guild Literary Complex