The ceremony was last night; here are the winners, plus some extremely terse commentary from yours truly.

Children’s Literature
Calvin Coconut: Extra Famous
By Graham Salisbury
(Wendy Lamb Books)
The staggering eighth win for Lake Oswego-based Salisbury, who sets his kids’ books in his native Hawaii.

Young Adult Literature
The Theory of Everything
by Kari Luna
(Philomel Books)
A whimsical story of a girl searching for truth with the help of her shaman panda, as one does.

Duel with the Devil
by Paul Collins
(Crown Publishers)
NPR’s “literary detective” brilliantly excavates an unsolved murder case from 1800, set against the growing pains of the nascent US government.

Creative Nonfiction

by Jay Ponteri
(Hawthorne Books)
Ponteri’s bracingly honest memoir describes his infatuation with a woman who isn’t his wife.

Graphic Literature

Hereville: How Mirka Met a Meteorite
by Barry Deutsch
(Amulet Books)
Deutsch beat out heavyhitters Craig Thompson and Joe Sacco to win for the newest book in his adventure series about a scrappy 11-year-old Orthodox Jewish girl.

Mary Szybist
The Oregon Book Award will look great next to the National Book award Szybist snagged last year.

The Unreal and The Real: Collected Stories: Volume 1 and 2
Ursula K. Le Guin

(Small Beer Press)
When Le Guin is up for awards, Le Guin wins awards. BECAUSE SHE IS URSULA K MOTHERFUCKING LE GUIN.

Readers Choice
The Orchardist
by Amanda Coplin
(Harper Perennial)
The reading, voting public gave a nod to Coplin’s sweeping novel of a Pacific Northwest town at the turn of the 20th century.