Publisher Marian Haley Beil (Ethiopia 1962–64) and I are pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 Peace Corps Writers Awards for books published during 2008. We have added two new awards to the six we have given in the past — one for Best Peace Corps Memoir, and one for Best Book of Photography. The winning books and authors are:

Each winner receives a special citation and a cash award from Peace Corps Writers — a blog of Peace Corps Worldwide. Our congratulations to all the winners, and all the RPCVs who published books in 2008.

Click on either the cover or the title of any of these award-winning books to purchase it at Amazon.com.