Gilmer author wins international award for Chasing Hope – The Gilmer Mirror

Gilmer author Dana Wayne received the 2022 Bronze Award for her contemporary romance, In pursuit of hope in Aw Readers’ Favorite International Bookard Competition.

This contest brought together thousands of entrants from more than a dozen countries, ranging from new independent authors to NYT bestsellers and celebrities such as JA Jance, James Rollins and #1 bestselling author Daniel Silva, as well as famous authors like Jim Carrey. (Bruce Almighty), Henry Winkler (Happy Days) and Eriq La Salle (ER, Coming to America).

The competition has earned the respect of renowned publishers such as Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Harper Collins, and has been awarded “Best Websites for Authors” and “Honoring Excellence” awards from the Independent Authors Association. They are also fully accredited by the BBB (A+ rating), which is rare among book review and book award competition companies.

You can find out more about Dana Wayne and “Chasing Hope” at as well as connect with the author directly or through their website and social media pages.

Lola R. McClure