Writing Awards & Nominations

Broken Trowel Award, GreenPrints Magazine, Fall 2023.

Finalist, Game of the Year for Wild Things: Animal Adventures, Jam City and Netflix, 2023 PocketGamer Awards.

Finalist, Best Service Provider: Brunette Games. 2023 PocketGamer Awards.

Nominated, International Mobile Game Award, for Sender Unknown: The Woods, 2018.

Finalist, Nancy Pearl Book Award, Pacific Northwest Writers Association, 2016.

Nominated, RONE Award, InD’tale Magazine, April 2016.

indieBRAG Medallion Award, 2015, 2016, and 2017, for all three novels in the  Dreamslippers Series.

William Stafford Award, Rosebud Magazine, 2006.

Tacoma Artists Initiative Program Grant, Tacoma Arts Commission, $3,000 awarded to support work on poetry and short story collections, 2005.

Semi-finalist, Tennessee Book Award, 2003.

Finalist, Faulkner-Wisdom Award, 2002.

James A. Michener Fellowship, University of Miami, full tuition scholarship, August 2000 through May 2002.

Associated Writing Programs Intro Journals Project Award, 2001.

University of Miami Fiction Prize, 2001.

A.J. Montesi Literary Essay Award, Saint Louis University, 1993.

Press for Brunette Gardens

Other Press

Full press coverage for Lisa Brunette’s game narrative studio, Brunette Games.

Press for Lisa Brunette’s Dreamslippers Series: